New Wave director Agnès Varda died yesterday at the age of 90 taking with her what was certainly priceless information about Jim Morrison’s time and death in Paris.
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In 2013, the Council of Paris already voted favorably on naming a “public square, street or cultural institution” after Morrison. Five years later, turns out Jim gets a public square.
In March 1971, Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors left his life in Los Angeles behind and joined his girlfriend Pamela Courson in Paris to write poetry. Four months later he was dead. Paris, 1971 is a dream-like meditative journey, imaginatively recounting his last days and interment at the mythic Père Lachaise cemetery.
Michel Embareck will present his new novel, “Jim Morrison et le Diable boiteux”, tonight at the Librairie de Paris
Actuellement en kiosk : hors-série inédit Les Inrocks Entre 1965 et 1971, au milieu d’une scène musicale bouillonnante, les Doors ont écrit une des pages les plus denses et les plus fulgurantes de l’histoire du rock. En une poignée d’albums, le quatuor californien a inventé une musique unique, entre blues et psychédélisme, menée par la... Continue Reading →
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (RRHF) opened its doors on September 2, 1995 on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio (about a 5½ hour drive from Chicago). https://instagram.com/p/7IS8TDg9DZ/ Above photo: rockhall/Instagram I was recently on vacation in Ohio and visited the RRHF for the second time. I was thrilled this... Continue Reading →
La Bellevilloise Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8 p.m. With author Harold Cobert and music by From Island. https://twitter.com/HaroldCobert/status/544932788940832769 FULL DETAILS: Soirée consacrée à Jim Morrison