Novemember 2005 News
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'Shrew' fits cozily into the shallow '80s
Butler University production updates Shakespeare's comedy
It was the decade of big hair, bad clothes and unbridled materialism.
And under Diane Timmerman's directorial hand the 1980s becomes the setting for what has been called one of Shakespeare's most deliberately outrageous dramas, "The Taming of the Shrew." The production, which opens Wednesday, runs through Dec. 11 at Butler University.
Timmerman, an associate professor of theater at Butler, says her 90-minute adaptation of the story of indomitable "shrew" Katherine and her gold-digging suitor Petruchio found a natural affinity with the decade of excess.
A Beat Missing Or A Silence Added
from: BLACKHEART RECORDS
BLACKHEART RECORDS is proud to announce the release of the new CD by Clevelnd's, The Vacancies. The CD entitled "A Beat Missing Or A Silence Added." is produced by JOAN JETT and KENNY LAGUNA.
"The Vacancies are an incredible live band," says Jett. "They have great songs with excellent lyrics that apply to people's everyday lives."
The Vacancies met Jett after she heard their 2002 Gutpunch CD and chose them to open for her in Cleveland and Cincinnati. Jett kept in touch and eventually offered the band a modest one-album deal that will pay off later if it works out and won't create a debt if it doesn't.
Tom Snyder is a Punk Rocker
THE TOMORROW SHOW with TOM SNYDER PUNK & NEW WAVE
New Two-DVD Set Includes "The Tomorrow Show" Episodes With Guests Elvis Costello, John Lydon, Iggy Pop, The Jam, Patti Smith, The Ramones, JOAN JETT, The Plasmatics And More, In Stores January 24th.
LOS ANGELES, CA – Shout! Factory announces the DVD debut of The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder: Punk & New Wave, a two-disc collection of episodes from the ground-breaking late-night television show. This double-DVD set includes hours of fascinating interviews and historical performances with some of the key musicians of the punk and new wave era of the late '70s and early '80s. Punk & New Wave includes the 1977 round-table discussion about the emergence of punk rock in the U.S. and rare televised multiple-song sets from the Ramones, the Plasmatics, Iggy Pop, The Jam and Elvis Costello & The Attractions. In addition, the DVD set would not be complete without the infamous on-air outburst from punk's bad boy, John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon. The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder: Punk & New Wave two-DVD set will be available in stores on January 24th for $29.98 (suggested retail price).
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