Pick of the week fes­ti­val

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

All About Women Piper Ker­man, whose mem­oir in­spired the hit Netflix se­ries Or­ange is the New Black, ar­rives in Aus­tralia for the fourth All About Women fes­ti­val with Amer­i­can artist and writer Mi­randa July and Anne-Marie Slaugh­ter, for­mer di­rec­tor of pol­icy plan­ning at the US State Depart­ment. The pro­gram of 30 in­flu­en­tial thinkers will dis­cuss ev­ery­thing from gen­der equal­ity to in­dige­nous ac­tivism. In­die-punk band Sleater Kin­ney (Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker and Car­rie Brown­stein, pic­tured) will close the fes­ti­val. Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point. To­mor­row, 10.30am. Var­i­ous ses­sion times and prices. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7777.

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