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Hannah Remains Defiant Behind Bars

LATEST: Actress DARYL HANNAH has reaffirmed her commitment to the protest against the closure of a Los Angeles community garden, despite being arrested yesterday (13JUN06). The BLADE RUNNER star, a fervent environmentalist, was charged with...

Daryl Hannah Arrested For Farm Protest

Actress DARYL HANNAH has been arrested while protesting the closure of a Los Angeles community garden. The BLADE RUNNER star, a fervent environmentalist, was charged with trespassing after climbing a tree on the 14-acre garden...

Glover Joins Urban Farm Protest

LATEST: Veteran actor DANNY GLOVER yesterday (01JUN06) joined protesters including folk singer JOAN BAEZ and actress DARYL HANNAH hoping to persuade a Los Angeles landowner not to sell off a beloved urban farm. The LETHAL...

Hannah Joins Baez For Urban Farm Protest

LATEST: SPLASH star DARYL HANNAH has joined folk singer JOAN BAEZ and the other protestors hoping to persuade a Los Angeles landowner not to sell off a beloved urban farm. The pair were among those...

Baez Joins Tree-sitting Protest

Veteran folk star JOAN BAEZ is taking part in a tree-sitting protest to try and prevent a 14 acre urban farm from being demolished. Baez, 65, is one of several protestors occupying the tree in...

Music Producer Henry Lewy Dies

Longtime JONI MITCHELL recording engineer and producer HENRY LEWY died in Prescott, Arizona on Saturday (15APR06). He was 79. Lewy worked with Mitchell on 13 albums and also served as engineer and producer for NEIL...

Sheen Joins Anti-war Protestors

Actor MARTIN SHEEN joined anti-war protesters camped up at US President GEORGE W BUSH's Texas ranch last week (ends26AUG05) to voice his opposition to the ongoing battle in Iraq. Sheen spoke to the hundreds...

Donovan's Broken Dreams Of Baez

Sixties star DONOVAN had a huge crush on fellow folk star JOAN BAEZ, but his dreams of romance with the singer turned sour when he realised she was in love with BOB DYLAN. The...

Baez Joins Protesters At Bush's Ranch

Peace-loving folk star JOAN BAEZ joined anti-war protesters camped up at President GEORGE W BUSH's ranch in Texas yesterday (21AUG05) to oppose the ongoing war in Iraq. The legendary singer performed peace anthems SONG...

Harper Supports Fahrenheit 9/11 For Oscar Bid

Veteran actress VALERIE HARPER is pitching her support for MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film FAHRENHEIT 9/11 in the hope it will scoop an ACADEMY AWARD next month (FEB05). Moore wants the movie, which takes a...

Flea To Appear At Eco Festival

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star FLEA is set to speak at the second annual WE THE PLANET MUSIC AND ACTIVISM FESTIVAL, which will take place on Saturday (13NOV04) in Oakland, California. Also included in...

Gaynor And Richie To Headline Vietnam Peace Show

GLORIA GAYNOR, LIONEL RICHIE and HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH have signed up to perform at the WORLD PEACE MUSIC AWARDS in Vietnam next month (JUN04). The ceremony and concert, supported by the UNITED NATIONS,...

Baez's Lesbian Admission

Folk legend JOAN BAEZ has come clean about her lesbian past - she once had a fling with another woman. The 63-year-old THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN singer fell for a lesbian...

Baez Moves Away From Folk Roots

Political singer JOAN BAEZ is moving away from her folk roots to experiment musically - because she doesn't want to end up "the world's oldest folk singer." The THERE BUT FOR FORTUNE hitmaker, 63,...

Baez Dedicates Album For Fellow Liberal Moore

Folk legend JOAN BAEZ has dedicated her new album to fellow liberal campaigner MICHAEL MOORE. The singing sensation struck a chord with liberal and democrats in the 1960s with her political stance, which she...

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