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18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

John Densmore to appear at Alive Music Festival in Italy

Doors drummer John Densmore fresh from his Disquaire Day booksignings in Paris will be at the University per stranieri, Perugia, Italy on April 24 for an event called "The Jim Morrison Legacy."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Music!, John Densmore, Italy, World News,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Digital Post Production

Family of Oscar-Nominated, Cannes Critics Prize Winning Filmmakerand...

Who was James Blue? Revolutionary and award-winning filmmaker, rebel, and change agent for social justice James Blue died in 1980 at 49 leaving behind a remarkable legacy.


Related Topix: University of Oregon, Libraries, Pop/Rock, University, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Jim Morrison's Norton Avenue house to get cultural designation?

Cheri Woods is again trying to get the West Hollywood Historic Preservation Commission to declare the house at 8214 W Norton Avenue, in which Jim Morrison and Pam Courson lived in as a cultural resource.


Related Topix: West Hollywood, CA, Pop/Rock

Sun Apr 20, 2014


The Doors John Densmore in Paris for Disquaire Day

Needless to say The Examiner wasn't going to give me money to go to Paris to cover John Densmore 's Disquaire Day appearances yesterday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blog News

Sat Apr 19, 2014


L.A. Woman behind the album

Of all The Doors albums fans are probably most familiar the creation of "L.A. Woman."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jim Morrison, Elvis Presley

Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

As vinyl sales rise, Record Store Day plays it forward

Aerosmith whipped out its Big Ten Inch Record nearly 40 years ago, but this weekend, they'll be showing off an extra two as part of the worldwide Record Store Day celebration on Saturday.


Related Topix: Aerosmith, Pop/Rock, Bakersfield, CA, The Grateful Dead, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Motorcycle USA

Big Pimpin' Cycles "Lizard King" Tribute Bike

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Pop/Rock, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Harley-Davidson Sportster


Hear the Black Keys' Gloomy 'Turn Blue' Title Track

Black Keys' recent single "Fever" raised the prospect the band is dedicating itself to a much more subdued, groove-heavy sound.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Apr 13, 2014


The Last Beat: why it's important

The first nine minutes of "The Last Beat" invokes the spirit of Jim Morrison and the film seeks truths through fiction that are unavailable through history.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine on CD?

"You Need Meat " was a song left off the "L.A. Woman" album, but included on "Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Music!, Weird

Civic Center

Show Me The Way to the Next Pretty Opera

Opera ParallA le presented a preview on Wednesday evening of their upcoming avant-garde chamber opera production, a mashup of Kurt Weill's Mahagonny Songspiel and Francois Poulenc's 1947 Les Mamelles des TirAŠsias.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Kurt Weill, Poulenc, Conductor, World News, Germany, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Big Apple

Bud and Breakfast

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Twitter, Pop/Rock, Victor, CO

Albany Times Union

Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the cover of Rolling Stone.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is wearing absolutely nothing but the immortal words of America's founding fathers on the cover of the next issue of Rolling Stone, which hits newsstands Friday, April 11. After Elle magazine was heavily criticized last week for covering its plus-sized cover model in an oversized coat, Melissa McCarthy has defended the magazine.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Today in Rock: April 10

On this day in 1947 Bunny Livingston, future singer-songwriter/percussionist of Bob Marley & The Wailers , is born in Jamaica.


Related Topix: Bob Marley & the Wailers, Reggae, The Wailers, Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television, Jim Morrison, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Top Rock Hall induction performances, no-shows

Nirvana 's Krist Novoselic recently dropped a hint that there may be a special performance tonight when the grunge rockers are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .


Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Pop/Rock, R.E.M.


John Densmore in Paris for Disquaire Day

Disquaire Day in France is looming upon us just over a week before it's April 19th and although it was announced John Densmore will be in and around Paris for Disquaire Day he's also there for the publication of the French edition of his book "The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison's Legacy on Trial" as with the U.S. release of the book last year ... (more)


Related Topix: The Doors, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Music!, John Densmore, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Jeff Moehlis: 'Rock Against MS' Show Drums Up Awareness, Support

While we were waiting for The Doors' guitarist Robby Krieger to take the stage at the Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood on March 26, my buddy, who had already had more than enough to drink, asked if I thought he should get another beer.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Beer, Jim Morrison, Jeff Beck, The Runaways

Mon Apr 07, 2014


'Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures' Featured at 2014...

Author Forrest Parker's book, "Beyond the Lords & the New Creatures" , will be featured at the 2014 Texas Library Association conference, which will take place in San Antonio, from today, April 8-11.


Related Topix: Media, iUniverse, Pop/Rock, The Colony, TX

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Electric City Tattoo Convention gets under the skin

Rich Hlavaty already had two Doors-themed tattoos and on Saturday added a third at the Fifth Annual Electric City Tattoo Convention in Scranton.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Scranton, PA, Jim Morrison, Marketing

Vanity Fair

What's Holding Idina Menzel Back in If/Then? Plus: Heathers: the (Misguided) Musical

If for some reason you've been wanting to see Idina Menzel play Hamlet-and what better role to follow Elphaba in Wicked, Elsa in Frozen , Rachel's mom on Glee , and Adele Nazeem at last month's Oscars? -now is sort of your chance.


Related Topix: Idina Menzel, Theater, Wicked, Pop/Rock, Sliding Doors, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gwyneth Paltrow