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|NFC News Nirvana on stage|
It looks like a theatrical production invoking a bit of Nirvana will hit Seattle's Moore Theatre on March 23 and 24. More info:
Spectrum Dance Theater
The Moore Theatre
March 23 & 24 @ 8 pm
"Choreographed by acclaimed SDT Artistic Director, Donald Byrd, Nevermind explores the theater of danced narrative and 'the other' or outsider as a dramatic impetus. Evoking the music explosion of the 'grunge' era, Nevermind examines the music of Nirvana alongside the autobiographical elements of Kurt Cobain's music, writings and tragic death. Short Dances/Little Stories and I've Got the Wilis round out the evening's repertory."
|Posted or updated: 02-14-2007 @ 3:23 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New Kurt Cobain documentary to air in UK; includes interview with Duff McKagan|
This sunday (February 18), a new documentary called "The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain" will air on BBC2 in the UK at 10 PM. The 80 minute program will "[use] the testimony of people who knew him and witnesses who saw him in his last days to piece together the last movements of the Nirvana frontman who committed suicide in 1994."
Duff McKagan, formerly of Guns N' Roses and now with Velvet Revolver, was reportedly one of the last people to see Kurt Cobain alive and is thus interviewed for the documentary. Journalist Greg Prato recently interviewed the film's director, John Dover, who reveals some interesting details. You can read the interview here.
There's more info about the documentary here.
|Posted or updated: 02-14-2007 @ 3:12 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New Kurt Cobain documentary hits more festivals|
As mentioned previously, a new documentary by AJ Schnack featuring footage from audio interviews with Kurt Cobain has previously screened at film festivals. Here's a list of 3 upcoming festivals that will be screening the movie, About A Son:
True False Film Festival - Columbia, Missouri (March 1-4). More info
SXSW Film Festival - Austin, Texas (March 9-17). More info
Mar del Plata International Film Festival - Mar del Plata, Argentina (March 9 - 18). More info
There are at least 5 other film festivals that will be announced in the coming weeks as well as news about the theatrical release this fall.
Additionally, the film and director is nominated for a prize at Film Independent's Spirit Awards (March 24), which will air live in the US on IFC. More info here.
|Posted or updated: 02-10-2007 @ 4:35 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Courtney and Frances Bean at Versace galla|
Fourteen-year-old Frances Bean Cobain, whose father was Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, caused quite a stir when she rolled up to the lavish bash with her mother Courtney Love. With her striking pale blue eyes and long dark hair, the young woman managed to turn plenty of heads as she mingled with the likes of Sharon Stone and Tyra Banks for the evening." Full story here, courtesy of Hello magazine.
|Posted or updated: 02-10-2007 @ 4:28 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News NFC Competition #13!|
It's finally time for another NFC competition. This one features some great prizes, including books and DVDs. To enter the competition, just fill out your name and e-mail address and hit the submit button. The winners will be picked out on December 1st, 2007 (extended again!) so there's plenty of time for you to enter! First, here's a list of the things that you can win.
1st Prize: NIRVANA - the massive biography by Everett True (2 winners)
2nd Prize: NIRVANA - "Nevermind", Classic Albums DVD (3 winners)
3rd Prize: IN UTERO, book by Gillian G. Gaar (3 winners)
4th Prize: NME - September 23 2006 issue (1 winner)
5th Prize: The Dave Grohl Story - book by Jeff Apter (1 winner)
All together there will be ten lucky winners in this competition.
Special thanks to Sharon (Musicsales), Wendy (Continuum) and Mike (Eagle Rock Entertaiment) for sponsoring some of these great prizes.
Competition has ended.
|Posted or updated: 02-10-2007 @ 4:15 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Chart flashback|
Interesting article from Entertainment Weekly: How do 15-year-old hits by Nirvana, Prince, and Right Said Fred(?!) hold up today? Let's give 'em another listen.
|Posted or updated: 02-09-2007 @ 10:41 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Jack Black interviews Dave Grohl|
Grohl also makes an appearance in the actual movie, as the devil no less. Grohl's band The Foo Fighters are currently working on their 7th album.
Speaking of MySpace - NFC got its very own official MySpace recently. You can find it here.
|Posted or updated: 02-04-2007 @ 2:15 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Behind the scenes on new biopic about The Germs|
Actress C.C. Sheffield and Nylon Editor-In-Chief, Marvin Scott Jarrett, go behind the scenes with Lorna Doom, [former Nirvana guitarist] Pat Smear, Bijour Phillips, and Shane West on the set of the new movie.
You can find the Nylon video here.
You can find more info on the Germs biopic here.
Special thanks to Alexandra.
|Posted or updated: 02-01-2007 @ 6:52 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News 100 Greatest Guitar Solos featuring two Nirvana songs|
Guitar World made a ranking for the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos and Nirvana appears as #26 with Smells Like Teen Spirit and on spot #65 with In Bloom. The list is topped by Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven. You can find the full list here. Thanks to Paulo for the tip.
|Posted or updated: 02-01-2007 @ 6:37 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Nirvana makes you gay?|
Curious story from Uncut magazine: "Listening to The Doors, Wilco or even Nirvana will turn your children gay, according to an internet database created by Donnie Davies, a 'reformed' homosexual who – in his own words – found a way to 'escape' from being gay.
Davies believes that 'God hates homosexuals', and has compiled a list of music artists for Christian families to avoid, claiming that: 'One of the most dangerous ways homosexuality invades family life is through popular music.' " Read the full story here. Thanks to Jonas for the tip!
|Posted or updated: 02-01-2007 @ 5:56 PM (GMT) by RH.|
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