Allen Ginsberg and Michael Minzer during recording sessions in 1987Michael Minzer sent me an email earlier this week containing the good news: His long-in-the-works Hunter S. Thompson record is finished. Finally. This is the one mentioned two years ago in the Evergreen Review piece done on Minzer ... More >>
SMU will host a conversation with the director of the Academy Award-winning doc The Times of Harvey Milk next week at the AngelikaSMU sends words of a media and human rights symposium set for next week -- which includes a tribute to director Rob Epstein, two-time Oscar winner for co-directing the ... More >>
In the summer of 1986, the Theatre Gallery was all about confronting the established aesthetic sensibilities of the comfortable arts patron.
Basically, we loved to shock the shit out of people. Our venue existed to raise the bar on outrageousness and freedom of expression.
Example: One of our ... More >>
Allen Ginsberg and Karen X. Minzer at the Starck Club in Dallas in 1986
Driving through East Dallas the other day I had the odd impulse to swing by the old KNON studio. Kind of depressing to see an empty lot taking up that space now.
The studio was formerly located upstairs in a wooden 50’s-e ... More >>