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William Friedkin's Sorcerer Saturday At The New Beverly!

Posted by phil blankenship, November 12, 2008 11:11pm | Post a Comment

Amoeba Music and Phil Blankenship are proud to present some of our film favorites at Los Angeles’ last full-time revival movie theater. See movies the way they're meant to be seen - on the big screen and with an audience!

 



Saturday November 15


Sorcerer (1977)

dir. William Friedkin
starring Roy Scheider
soundtrack by Tangerine Dream


New Beverly Cinema
7165 W Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Midnight, $7




November
November 22 Waxwork
(20 Anniversary! More fun than a barrel of mummies!)

 

November 29 Vanity Insanity Triple Feature!
Tickets $10. Three ACTION PACKED films, vintage trailers & more!
Never Too Young To Die 8pm

Action Jackson 10pm

The Last Dragon Midnight

December
December 6 Phase IV
(Paramount archive 35mm print!)

December 20 Title TBA
December 27 New Year's Evil

AMOEBLOGAY MUSIC LISTS: PART II

Posted by Billyjam, November 12, 2008 07:10pm | Post a Comment
the smiths
Whitmore, Amoeba Brady, Brent James,
and J. Mark Beaver all contributed to this second part in the ongoing Ameoblogay Music Lists week for the best queer/gay or gayest albums, songs, music videos or movies. Amoeblogay Music Lists Part I yesterday included SFQueer.com's Larry Bob's Top 26. His and all of these lists were inspired by the recent Top 100 Gayest Albums of All Time compiled by Out Magazine, previously Amoeblogged about in these pages, and to whom we are indebted.

One thing worth mentioning in light of the outcome of Proposition 8 in the California elections last week and its blow to same-sex marriage in the state, is that despite this step backwards for human rights, a likely positive outcome is that it will not only strengthen & energize the civil rights movement but will most probably also inspire some powerful new art, including of course lots of great reactionary music.

WHITMORE WEIGHS IN ON HIS TOP GAY ALBUM NOMINATIONS:

The record I couldn't believe wasn't on the list, because I would have placed it at number one -- with a bullet! -- if for no other reason then the fact that it's so weirdly brilliant, not necessarily good, but weirdly brilliant: Jobriath's self-titled first album on Elektra. I thought about blogging about this record recently because I think it was just reissued on CD along with his second album, Creatures of the Street.

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Strictly Instrumental

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, November 11, 2008 11:45pm | Post a Comment
Elton John Captain and the Kid record labelsandy owen ensemble lp label montage recordsConcert Classics Records labelrotondi records label
Goin home to see mama lp label black gold recordsBob Morley songman record labelagainst me is reinventing axl rose record labelsones jarochos arhoolie records label
memphis jug band matchbox bluesmaster series record labelAztec Camera Knife record labelfrontiers of tomorrow pace records labelT-Bone Walker inventor of the electric blues guitar blues boy records label
milkshakes 20 rock & roll hits of the 50's & 60's big beat records labelsefarad sephardic tradition in ladino song tambur record labelroy acuff opryland records labelfortune & maltese and the phabulous pall bearers konquer kampus hillsdale records labe
the Clark sisters sing sing sing! jasmine record labelevaporators nardwaur sound record labeljimmy rodgers smithsonian collection of recordings RCA special products labelKing's Singers sing Noel Coward MOss Music Group Canadian record label
Traditional Folk songs and dances of greece lyra records labelflutes of the inca empire arion record labelthe Young Gyants at the Chez parkway records labelRuth Barrett & Synthia Smith Aeolus music record labe

Happy Martinmas

Posted by Eric Brightwell, November 11, 2008 09:10pm | Post a Comment
Children on St. Martin's Day

Today is the feast day of Martin of Tours. Martin was a Roman soldier who gave part of his cloak to a naked homeless man. According to some, he gave the rest of his clothes to another naked man and rode Lady Godiva-style through the late autumn winds. God miraculously warmed the earth for him, which is why it gets warm after being cold this time of year (known by a few as "St. Martin's Summer"). That night, Martin dreamed that Jesus came to him, scantily clad in the portion of his cloak which he'd given to the naked guy. When Martin awoke from his homo-erotic dream, he decided to devote himself to Christ and was baptized at 18.


Eventually he became a bishop in Tours. He didn't want to be a bishop so he hid in a goose pen. The geese betrayed him with honking and that is why we traditionally eat goose today, a sort of revenge best served fairly hot.



In Tours he gained a reputation for his iconoclastic violence, destroying the polytheistic art objects and ancient, historic temples of the indigenous Druidic religion like some medieval representative of the Taliban. He even went a little nuts and cut down trees, to the locals' dismay. On one occasion, a druid consented that he could cut down the tree if he stood where it was likely to fall. He did so and, of course, the tree fell in another direction. The druids were impressed.

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November 10, 2008

Posted by phil blankenship, November 11, 2008 10:14am | Post a Comment
Changeling ticket stub AMC Burbank 16
AMC Burbank 16 ticket window
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