Indonesian Punks Detained: All I Wanted was a Pepsi
Can you imagine if this had happened to you after a Black Flag riot? According to te Assocated Press, Punk kids in Seulawah, Indonesia had ther mohawks shaved off and were sent to a detention camp for 10 days of rehabilitation to march under the blazing sun.
Sixty-five young punk rockers arrived at this police detention center last week after baton-weiling police crashed a concert in Aceh — the only province in this predominantly Muslim nation of 240 million to have imposed Islamic laws.
They will be released Friday, after having completed 10 days of “rehabilitation,” from classes on good behavior and religion to military-style drills aimed at instilling discipline.
Punks in Jakarta are holding rallies and publicly shaving their own mohawks in protest. Even in the camp, the rebellious detainees throw their fists in the air and yell “Punk will never die!”
Photo by Mikhail Teguh Pribadi va Flickr
For those of you enamored by swing music, expect not only an early Christmas present this year but an even earlier post Halloween treat/untimely stocking stuffer to boot! The delightful ...
“Years ago, a now famous psychiatrist in London mentioned an Auschwitz survivor that he was treating. It had a profound effect on me when he told me that the elderly Jew had attempted suicide. ...
Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank
Sci-Fest L.A. returns this year on May 5th through 29th to the Acme Theatre in Hollywood. Now in its third year, the festival features one-act science fiction plays, often starring ...
Want a free pair of tickets to the music conference at the YouBloom Festival? The conference takes place at The Ebell Club in Highland Park on Saturday November 15th, and the ...
The LA Zoo is currently featuring 17 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs in a walk-through exhibit. Visitors at Dinosaurs : Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo stroll through a shaded garden planted with foliage similar to the earliest known ...
We are long blessed in Southern California to be considered a land of plenty and abundance. Sweetly enticing fresh fruit and produce grown under our baby blue skies has long been ...
It's hard to believe, but it wasn't too long ago that if you headed East out of Los Angeles, beautifully vibrant orange groves stretched as far as the eye could ...
It's been around 20 years since Randy Stodola took the stage, but he is definitely back. Rocking with an all-female backup band, officially called Vagabondy, he played some more thoughtful ...
Donny Most’s “C’est Si Bon” and “Swinging Down
DGA Award Winner Charles Haid Helms “Altman’s Last
Sci-Fest L.A. Returns to Hollywood in May
LA Beat Contest: Win Tix to the YouBloom
Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo Exhibit
Offbeat L.A.: Cherry Oh Baby- It’s Cherry Picking
Offbeat L.A.: Fresh Squeezed- Orange Picking at Heritage
Alleycats at the Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ
This entry was posted in Miscellanious
. Bookmark the permalink