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Patti Smith Wants Unknowns For Just Kids Movie

9th April 2014

Punk icon Patti Smith wants "unknowns" to portray her and late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the planned movie adaptation of her award-winning memoir Just Kids, dismissing reports that actress Charlotte Gainsbourg will lead the cast.The...

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CléMence PoéSy Loves New York Style

11th March 2014

Clémence Poésy is a fan of ''crazy'' New York style.The 'Harry Potter' actress prefers the way women dress in the Big Apple to her native Paris because she feels there is more freedom to express...

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The Cbgb Music And Film Festival Is Back For 2013 Bigger And Better Than Ever Before!

By Holly Williams | 2nd August 2013

Almost like the SXSW Festival of New York, the CBGB festival will return this year with an impressive 700 artists in 150 venues across the state, plus 40 movie premieres from October 9th - 13th....

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Bruce Springsteen Fans Are Crazy! Roads Closed, Camping In Queues & Thousands Spent For Cardiff Show

By Lauren James | 23rd July 2013

We reckon 1D fans or Justin Bieber fans are rabid because they're mainly hormonal young girls but Bruce Springsteen appeals to a rather different demographic who have been mirroring the obsessive antics of the tweensters....

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Yoko Ono's Meltdown Performers Include Boy George, Patti Smith And Thurston Moore

By Contributor | 4th April 2013

Yoko Ono has announced the bulk of the names for her Meltdown Festival line-up to take place in London this year, with the former wife of John Lennon staying true to her vision to create...

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Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

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Smith: 'Mother Saved Me From Drugs'

11th September 2006

Legendary rocker PATTI SMITH credits the "responsibility" she felt towards her mother with saving her from drug addiction. Many of the singer's inspirations, including JANIS JOPLIN and JIMI HENDRIX, were destroyed by the lure of...

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