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Today In Music News: Yellow Submarine's Getting Remade, The Gallaghers Hate Each Other and Ben Gibbard Loves Jack Kerouac

10 years ago by Lance Lester
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, August 21, 2009...Robert Zemeckis is planning on remaking the Yellow Submarine movie for Disney. Since it's Disney, there will probably be plenty of vampy teens in it. Liam Gallagher says he and brother Noel do not speak to each other anymore...

Team Kerouac

7 years ago by Jeff Weiss
There's traffic from Silver Lake. That's why Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund, the stars of On the Road, are late to the Benedict Room of the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. We're as psychically far from Jack Kerouac's Beat gospel as you can get: fidgeting under crystal chandeliers in...

Poet Anne Waldman Talks Beat Writers and Leadbelly Encounters Ahead of Dallas Performance

24 days ago by Eva Raggio
Poet Anne Waldman has been a thundering force in the world of American literature since first stepping onto the scene in the days of the Beat Generation. A prolific and experimental author, performer, editor, feminist and activist, Waldman published her latest book, Trickster Feminism, just last year. She is the...

Beto O'Rourke's Former Bandmate Calls O'Rourke "A Cool Motherfucker"

9 months ago by Eric Grubbs
Earlier this week, the Texas GOP Twitter account tried to knock Democrat Beto O’Rourke’s past in the form of a couple of tweets. One was about an old DWI charge and the other was about O’Rourke’s time in the El Paso band Foss. With a young and lightly bearded O’Rourke...
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1 year ago by Paige Skinner
Wednesday "This newly commissioned performance explores the dark glamour of American life, its history of transformation and reinvention," says the Dallas Symphony Orchestra about Eyes as Bright as Diamonds. We're not exactly sure what that means, but it appears to involve rather grim-faced women in military-ish uniforms. With flags. The...

Learn Something About Being Cool

4 years ago by Lauren Smart
When it comes to movements in poetry, no generation is more idealized than the Beat Poets. We're talking about post-War World II beatniks like Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, and others. And just a few years behind them was a poet named Anne Waldman. Growing up in the heart...

On an Audacious Girls, Lena Dunham Harpoons the Great White Novelists and Auteurs

2 years ago by Robyn Bahr
A stylized painting of Woody Allen, a golden gun to his forehead, stares down at Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) in the astonishing third episode of Girls’ final season. She’s seated in the study of a best-selling wunderkind novelist, planted in the middle of his sofa while he faces her, coldly,...

Embark on a Musical Adventure with the Revenant Composer at DSO

3 years ago by Wayne Lee Gay
Three things you don’t expect at a Dallas Symphony concert: a free s’mores bar in the lobby, electric guitars, and a concert made up entirely of music written in the past thirty years. Such was the case, however, as the orchestra continued its Remix series—not at the Meyerson, not on...

The Light Power of Performance Poet Anne Waldman

4 years ago by Caroline North
You may not have heard of Anne Waldman, though you've heard of her friends. She was the co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado; she was the director of NYC's St. Mark's Poetry Project for more than a decade;...

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