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Bowie Day at Skopje Cinema City film festival

on June 25, 2015

 

“Hooked to the silver screen”

 

Photographer Brian Rasic has been in touch with details of a Bowie Day and an exhibition of his Bowie photographs in Skopje, Macedonia.

Here’s the official blurb.

 

The first edition of Skopje Cinema City film festival for music documentaries in Skopje, Macedonia, will welcome a wide range of documentaries that will explore the lives of people who make music, express themselves through music and the creativity behind the music. The festival will open with a tribute to one of the greatest heroes of popular music and culture in general, David Bowie.

Onits first

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Michael C. Hall to lead Lazarus cast

on June 24, 2015

 

“Let me rise through the cloudy above”

 

The New York Theatre Workshop, under artistic director James C. Nicola, has announced that Golden Globe winner and six-time Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall will star as Thomas Newton in the upcoming world premiere of Lazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh.

Previews will begin at the New York Theatre Workshop on 18 November 2015, before an official opening on 7 December.

Inspired by the 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, the drama will feature songs specially composed by Bowie for this production as well as new arrangements of

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Free Pin Ups Radio Show with Five Years pre-order

on June 23, 2015

 

“Five Years, stuck on my eyes”

 

Available exclusively from the Official David Bowie Online Store free with your pre-order is The David Bowie Pin Ups Radio Show 10" or CD. The 10" vinyl is available with the vinyl box while a CD version is available with the CD box.

Previously only available on Spotify, this program was issued to mark the 40th Anniversary of the album Pin Ups in 2013. 

This extremely limited collectable, one-sided EP or CD, features snippets from the Pin Ups album interspersed with observations from David Bowie regarding the bands he covers on the album.

Below are links to

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FIVE YEARS 1969 – 1973 box set due September

on June 22, 2015

 

“Five Years, what a surprise”

 

Press release below, scroll/swipe images for pack shots. Stay tuned for updates, pre-order links and more shortly.

 

 

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Commencing countdown, engines on, check ignition and may God's love be with you…

 

DAVID BOWIE

FIVE YEARS 1969 – 1973

 

The first in a series of David Bowie Box Sets to be released on September 25th.

 

June 23rd 2015 London

 

On this day in 1971, David Bowie performed for the first time at what was then known as the ‘Glastonbury Fair’. Today in 2015 as the Glastonbury Festival

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Life On Mars? single is 42 today

on June 22, 2015

 

“As I ask you to focus on” 

 

David Bowie’s Life On Mars? single was released forty two years ago today in the UK. (June 22nd, 1973) Though taken from the 1971 classic, Hunky Dory, it wasn’t released in its own right until 1973 in the UK, capitalising on its popularity as a live number during the Aladdin Sane Tour of the same year. It reached #3 on the official UK singles chart.

Pictured here is a still from Mick Rock’s beautiful Life On Mars? promotional video and the original US trade advert for Hunky Dory, wherein David had scribbled a few notes on a piece of headed hotel stationary from

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