Morrissey at The Hollywood Bowl…

Tickets to see the former Smiths frontman Morrissey at the Hollywood Bowl will go on sale on Friday, June 16, at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster. There is a Live Nation presale on Thursday, June 15, at 10:00 a.m. Password: LYRIC. Click below to see Morrissey live at his upcoming Fall tour date! via The Scenestar:

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TASTEMAKERS & EARTHSHAKERS Closing Program

Join us on Feb. 25th! Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Tastemakers & Earthshakers Closing Program: Notes from Los Angeles Youth Culture, 1943 – 2016, this day of events gathers key individuals from L.A.’s kaleidoscopic youth cultures to underscore themes explored within the exhibition. This program includes a roundtable discussion about youth social spaces, a film screening and discussion about the influence of Morrissey Official in Southern California, a dance demonstration featuring innovators of West Coast Locking-Popping, and is the last opportunity to visit the galleries before the exhibition’s closing.

Organized in collaboration with the Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles (LACLA), Chicano International Film Festival (ChIFF), and Travel Tips for Aztlan on KPFK 90.7 FM, this session will focus on the impact that Morrissey has had on Chicano Storytellers of Los Angeles. The session will begin with a film screening of Is It Really So Strange?, by artist & filmmaker William E. Jones, followed by a panel discussion with members of creative arts movements who feature Morrissey as their inspiration.
Panelists include: Chloe Diaz, an actress and devout Moz/Smiths fan who recently appeared in CASA 0101’s production of Teatro Moz; Alexandro D. Hernández, an ethnomusicologist, musician, co-founding member of Mariachi Manchester and ¡Aparato!, and current instructor for Chicanx-Latinx Music in the U.S. and Music of Latin America at UCLA; and Rosy Reyes, administrator of the We Are Mozzerians/Mozzerians Around The World – All Things Morrissey/Smiths Facebook fan page ~
at Vincent Price Art Museum

For more information & RSVP at: https://www.facebook.com/events/220061558465630/

An Interview with Lew Bracker

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Lew Bracker & James Dean

Of the more than 200 books written on the subject of James Dean, few actually had the honor of being close to the man behind the myth. In his latest work Jimmy & Me: A Personal Memoir of James Dean  Lew Bracker offers up his memories of one of the most dedicated actors of all time.

What were you like as a child? What are some of your most fond memories of that time? How have you changed most since then?

I have never really thought about how I was as a child. I grew up among a very large extended family in a small town, so I felt very secure with so many aunts and uncles and cousins around me. I do think it had a lasting effect on me in many ways. For one thing, family meant so much to me.

Did Jimmy ever talk much about…

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