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Michael Stipe Campaigns Against Open Carry Gun Law


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The Losing My Religion singer penned a passionate op-ed piece for newspaper USA Today on Monday (25Apr16), speaking out against House Bill 859, which would allow college students over the age of 21 to carry concealed firearms on the state's public campuses.

Michael has a personal connection to the bill, since he met his future bandmates while they were studying at the University of Georgia in Athens, where several of the group's members still live.

"For us and for so many others, college is this incredible moment when you get to make mistakes and learn from them," he wrote. "You start becoming an adult... We all know the crazy things we did in college. Some moments we regret and others become the stories we tell time and again.

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Food Bank For New York City Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner

Michael Stipe - Food Bank For New York City Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner at Cipriani's on Wall St - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 20th April 2016

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Michael Stipe
Michael Stipe

LGBT Center Dinner At Cipriani Wall Street

Guest , Michael Stipe - LGBT Center Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street at Cipriani Wall Street - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 14th April 2016

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Guest and Michael Stipe
Guest and Michael Stipe
Guest and Michael Stipe
Guest and Michael Stipe

Mumford & Sons Join Bowie Tribute For Second Night Of Covers


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The Brits were among the musicians who took the stage at Radio City Music Hall for the second night of two Bowie tribute concerts, which was live-streamed on the internet.

Harry, former REM Frontman Stipe, the Pixies and The Flaming Lips returned to the stage after performing at Carnegie Hall on Thursday night (31Mar16).

Mumford & Sons admitted they were "extremely honoured" to be part of the Bowie celebration, before attempting a cover of Ain't Easy from Bowie's The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars album.

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Stars Gather For Musical Tribute To David Bowie


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The all-star gig, at which artists including the Flaming Lips, Pixies, Debbie Harry, Cyndi Lauper and REM singer Michael Stipe performed was held at the city's Carnegie Hall venue.

The event honouring Bowie was originally planned to take place before his death, from cancer, on 10 January (16).

But after the Space Oddity singer's family announced he had passed away, demand for tickets surged to such and extent organisers announced the stars would play for another night on Friday (1Apr16). It was also streamed online to Bowie fans around the globe on the internet telephony service Skype.

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Blondie Added To David Bowie Tribute Shows


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The Music Of David Bowie events, at Carnegie Hall on 31 March (16) and Radio City Music Hall the following day, will also feature performances by Mumford & Sons, Amanda Palmer, and Nancy Wilson, while longtime Bowie producer Tony Visconti will serve as band leader and musical director.

The first event had been planned before the rock icon's death on 10 January (16), with The Roots, Laurie Anderson, Bette Midler, and Perry Farrell among those signed up to perform. A second date was added due to popular demand following Bowie's death.

Blondie's Debbie Harry is among the artists who will perform at both shows - her band will hit the stage at Radio City Music Hall and she'll sing solo at Carnegie Hall.

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Adele Joins List Of Artist Who Won't Let Donald Trump Use Their Music At Rallies


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Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is going to have to update his rally playlist once again, as Adele has become the latest artist to say she has not given him permission to use her music at rallies. Adele joins the likes of Aerosmith and REM, who have all warned Trump against using their hits to drum up support for his presidential campaign.

AdeleAdele does not endorse Donald Trump’s use of her music.

Trump has previously used Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep’ at campaign events, focusing on the song’s “we could have had it all” refrain. He’s also used Adele’s Bond theme ‘Skyfall’ during a November rally in Ohio.

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Organiser Of Sold Out David Bowie Tribute Show Books Another Night


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Michael Stipe, Laurie Anderson, The Roots, Cat Power, and Perry Farrell signed on to perform a selection of Bowie's greatest hits at Carnegie Hall on 31 March (16) before learning their hero was sick - and the tribute gig became a memorial after news of the rocker's death hit the headlines on Monday (11Jan15).

The show quickly sold out and scalpers started selling tickets for thousands of dollars.

Stunned by the sudden popularity of his annual tribute concert, organiser Michael Dorf has secured Radio City Music Hall for 1 April (16), so the show can go on.

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Tipsy Drew Barrymore


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Drew Barrymore got tipsy on a British chat show.

The 40-year-old actress was promoting her new movie 'Miss You Already' with co-star Toni Collette on Alan Carr's 'Chatty Man' and admitted that she was feeling slightly drunk thanks to the free booze provided by the host.

She said: ''Can I just say I have never left a talk show tipsy! This is a first. I am not kidding, you are changing my view of what it is to be on a talk show.''

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Kanye West Upstaged By Wailingdaughter


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Kanye West's daughter was the star attraction at his New York fashion show.

The 'Stronger' hitmaker debuted the second season of his Kanye West x Adidas Originals Collection at the Skylight Modern yesterday (16.09.15) but all eyes were on his two-year-old daughter North on the front row.

The little girl - who was sat on her mother Kim Kardashian West's lap - spent the whole show calling, ''Mommy, mommy, mommy,'' according to Women's Wear Daily.

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Elton John & Michael Stipe Team Up For Transgender Prison Rights Campaign


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The two gay stars are calling for prison officials to do more for inmates following claims that a transgender woman was mistreated at a Georgia prison.

In a joint statement issued on Tuesday (07Apr15), the rockers write, "Transgender women in male prisons have an equal right to protection from violence and abuse in prison, and yet they continue to face horrific injustices.

"More often than not, assaults in part go unreported because the perpetrators are prison guards, wardens and staff. This is outrageous, and the message it sends is horrific: that violence against and discrimination of trans people is not only allowed, but sanctioned."

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World Film Premiere Of 'Chappie'

Michael Stipe - A variety of stars were photographed as they took to the red carpet World film premiere of 'Chappie' which was held at AMC Loews in Lincoln Square, New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 4th March 2015

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Michael Stipe

65th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) - Fifty Shades Of Grey World Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

Guest and Michael Stipe - Stars from the upcoming raunchy movie 'Fifty Shades of Grey' were photographed on the red carpet at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival as they attended the world premiere of the film at the Zoo Palast movie theatre in Berlin, Germany - Wednesday 11th February 2015

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Guest and Michael Stipe

65th Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) - 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

Michael Stipe - 65th Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) - 'Fifty Shades of Grey' - Arrivals - Berlin, Germany - Wednesday 11th February 2015

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Michael Stipe
Michael Stipe
Michael Stipe

Video - Demi Lovato Goes All Rock Chick For LOGO TV's Trailblazers Event - Part 2


Demi Lovato turned heads at LOGO TV's first Annual Trailblazers event held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York where she wore a black dress with mesh neckline teamed with her purple dip-dyed, half-shaved hair in true rock chick style.

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Michael Stipe

Date of birth

4th January, 1960

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.75


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