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Weekend preview: Girl bands and paper airplanes

Weekend preview: Girl bands and paper airplanes

A note from the organizer of this weekend’s Boca Femme Fest states what should be obvious. And yet, it needed to be said: “This is a safe space for all genders, races, and sexual orientations! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate. Please respect the space and one another.”

Simple, right? But in these predatory, power-hungry, disrespectful times, especially as seen through stories shared by female friends, family and colleagues, maybe not so simple. Sad.

A “celebration of the female talent-cultivating in South Florida,” Boca Femme Fest will bring five female-fronted bands, a chill vibe and a DIY aesthetic to Boca Raton 6:30 p.m. Friday. The gathering will happen in...