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  • People are strange…Charlie Crist wins pardon for Jim Morrison, self-styled ‘king of the orgasmic rock’

     
    The Florida Board of Executive Clemency has voted unanimously to pardon Jim Morrison, the late lead singer of The Doors who was convicted in 1969 for exposing himself before a concert audience at Miami's Dinner Key. At the time, he was billing himself...
  • Mods & Rockers Film Festival 2010 salutes filmmaker Murray Lerner

     
    In addition to offering vintage performance footage of such classic artists as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Leonard Cohen, the Doors, Jethro Tull, Emerson Lake & Palmer and the Moody Blues, the 2010 Mods & Rockers Film Festival will......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: “American Masters: The Doors: When You're Strange” on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 9 - 15 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIZARD KING: The documentary “The Doors: When You're Strange” features previously unseen footage of Jim Morrison and the legendary......
  • Mix-tape Friday for June 10, 2010

    GARRY'S MIXTAPE Rolling Stones - Undercover of the Night Jarrett's Mixtape a. Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin b. I'm a Pretender by Exploding Hearts c. Ballad of Jim Jones by Brian Jonestown Massacre d. Dusty Nothing by Dead Meadow e....
  • In memory of Morrison

    In memory of Morrison
    Kate and Andrew Kirby never got a chance to meet the frontman of the Doors. But they do have his phone number. The owners of the Rock and Roll Emporium in downtown Huntington Beach put together a memorabilia show to coincide with the 40th anniversary...
  • Album of the Day 1/6/12: Steppenwolf - The Second

    Album of the Day 1/6/12: Steppenwolf - The Second
    There are certain bands that in my mind will forever be underrated.  It doesn't matter what hall of fames they are in or not in, how many gold or platinum records they have or how many times they show up on various silly Rolling Stone magazine lists. ...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Pat Benatar Rock singer Pat Benatar performs with Neil Giraldo at the Pacific Amphitheatre, as part of the O.C. Fair. The show starts at 8:15 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacamp.com. DJ J-Heart DJ J-Heart performs at 9:30 p.m....
  • 'Re:Generation' review: Musical genre-jumping doc almost makes you imagine DJ Jazzy Jim Morrison

    'Re:Generation' review: Musical genre-jumping doc almost makes you imagine DJ Jazzy Jim Morrison
    **1/2 (out of four) Last Sunday, the Grammys’ collabo-lust spawned the awkward unity of Maroon 5/Beach Boys and Foo Fighters/Deadmau5. So of course the Grammys helped support “Re:Generation,” a documentary that dares five of the world&...
  • Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay

    Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay
    When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more. On a recent Sunday night, the...
  • Psychedelic Spring: A new Grateful Dead documentary gives Deadheads a reason to tune in and turn on

    Psychedelic Spring: A new Grateful Dead documentary gives Deadheads a reason to tune in and turn on
    Every spring, I listen to the Grateful Dead with fresh ears, not to the exclusion of everything else, but close to it. (I'm not alone in this. How many people in the Northeast associate the Dead's music with thaw, both literal and spiritual?) Despite...
  • Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying

    Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying
    Nina Lamb may be partially responsible for some of the greatest rock music ever recorded. Her contribution? Cheese-and-spinach phyllo rolls. "The Doors would go into their studio to rehearse or record," Lamb says, "and they'd get hungry and they'd call...
  • Seeking Establishment recognition of Beat hangout's importance

    Seeking Establishment recognition of Beat hangout's importance
    From 1958 to 1966, the Venice West Cafe served as a gathering place for disciples of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and the other pioneers of the Beat Generation who planted the seeds of L.A.'s counterculture movement. Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for the...