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Shawna Kenney and Rich Dolinger at Vacation Vinyl, Los Angeles

Vacation Vinyl | 4166 Santa Monica Blvd | Los Angeles, CA 90029

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Live at the Safari Club: A People's History of HarDCore is the uncensored oral history of a notorious underground punk venue in the nation’s capital, told by the bands, fans, zinesters, promoters, graffiti artists, scenesters, senators’ kids and activists who made it happen.

Over 200 exclusive interviews with and photos of members of Gorilla Biscuits, Bold, Sick of it All, Worlds Collide, Ignition, Swiz, Avail, Rancid, Nirvana, Danzig, Bad Religion, Tom Waits’ band, Bad Brains, Hole, Hatebreed, Clutch, My Morning Jacket, and more.

Shawna Kenney authored the award-winning memoir I Was a Teenage Dominatrix (Last Gasp), edited the anthology Book Lovers (Seal Press) and co-wrote Imposters(Mark Batty Publishers). Her photos appear in the book 9:30: A Time and Place and she contributed a chapter to Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene (Akashic Books). Her freelance work has appeared in The New York Times, Ms., Bust, Vice, Narratively, Alternative Press, Creative Nonfiction, and more.

Rich Dolinger has played in bands and has been involved in the hardcore scene since the late 80s. He’s dabbled in photography, music journalism, graphic design and is currently studying film editing. His photography and articles have appeared in Spin Magazine, AP, Highwire Daze, and While You Were Sleeping. He is also a Los Angeles-based contractor, operating his company Straight Edge Tile.