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By GENE STOUT
Most of us drive what we drive.
There are plenty of modern-day transportation modules to get us from point A to point B in reasonable comfort and with at least some degree of pride.
Then there are cars that inspire, or simply scream, “Wow!” And many of them are from the distant past — the [...]
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By GENE STOUT
All-female AC/DC tribute band Hell’s Belles opened the EMP Museum’s new AC/DC exhibit with an explosive performance April 27 at Sky Church.
Fans lined up around the block to attend the show and hear such AC/DC songs as “Thunderstruck” and “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.” The band led by Adrian “Angus” Conner (who plays [...]
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Next April, the Experience Music Project will launch what promises to be the most extensive exhibit on Nirvana, the Northwest punk/grunge band that exploded out of Seattle in the early ’90s.
Curated by EMP’s Jacob McMurray, “Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Massess,” is scheduled to run April 16-22, 2011. The exhibit will feature rare and previously [...]
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In the mid- ’60s, the Supremes rose from Detroit’s housing projects to become the queens of Motown Records.
At the height of their fame in 1968, the singing group led by Diana Ross played a command performance for the Queen Mother.
Among their biggest hits were “Baby Love,” “Come See About Me,” “Stop! In the Name of [...]
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Pearl Jam’s Ten Club is throwing a poster party.
The Ten Club’s “Rock N’ Art Poster Convention” is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at Showbox at the Market. Admission is free, and the show is open to all ages.
The convention features exclusive posters from gigs around the world in the last two [...]
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