Where could a freak fit in? Support the free press, so we can support Austin. Phranc began her performing career in the late s and early s punk scene in Los Angeles. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Languages Italiano Edit links. Neaten her crewcut, put on an apron and sell lots of Tupperware.
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Where Are They Now? Musician and Artist Phranc
Bruleigh at Silverlake Studios with Walter Spencer. Please sign in with Facebook or Google below:. I had been with people because they were lesbian and women and we had a lot in common but they were all a lot older. Still to this day, people come up to me because they heard me at college.
Her voice is sweet, reminiscent of Joan Baez, decidedly more folk than punk, and the group gathered outside -- parents, children and singles alike -- sways and nearly breaks into song. In the late-'70s and early-'80s she was a fixture of the L. Phranc was still selling Tupperware in ,  but as of her online store was closed. More recently, Phranc became a Tupperware lady, a somehow not surprising career path for the genderqueer performance artist.