Tag Archives: Carrie Brownstein

Get Out

This weekend is The Festival of Books which promises “Music. Food. Art Culture. Fun.”  And while we love all these things we focus on the music over here. The main event is Carrie Brownstein in a conversation with LA Times writer Lorraine Ali.  They will discuss Carrie’s well received memoir, “Hunger Makes Me A Modern […]

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Happy Movemeber

Yes, it’s the month where men are encouraged to grow their moustaches in order to raise awareness and funds for men to live happier, healthier, longer lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $650 million and funding over 1,000 programs focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. In […]

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Music Memoirs coming this Fall

As usual there are so many books and so little time.  Here are three books from female rock and roll pioneers that I hope to read this year. Patti Smith National Book book award winning “Just Kids” transports the reader to NYC in the late 60s and early 70s when Patti Smith and Robert Maplethorpe were […]

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Great Female Guitarists

The new issue of Rolling Stone just arrived touting the 100 Greatest guitarists of all time.  Can we just do away with this topic?  The order doesn’t matter.  We know Hendrix, Page, Clapton and Van Halen are always going to be listed in the top 10.  Most of the guitarists will be from the 60s […]

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