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Gisborne 2000

on May 23, 1999

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has been confirmed as the third act at the Gisborne 2000 Millennium concert. The Gisborne New Zealand native and world-renowned opera star will be accompanied by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in the First Light celebration, held at sunrise January 1, 2000. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is well know for her 1981 performance, when she sang at Prince Charles' wedding. Visit the Gisborne 2000 website for additional information.

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The Man Who Fell To Earth

on May 23, 1999



    Man Who Fell to Earth Airs Today, May 24th 1999 on the SCI-Fi Channel in the US. Check Local Listings for exact times.

    The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976) is a sci-fi drama film about Thomas Jerome Newton (Bowie), a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying, drought-stricken planet.



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Special Announcement: Chat With John Cameron Mitchell And Stephen Trask

on May 23, 1999







BowieNet is pleased to announce that John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, creators of the off-brodwaqy show "Hedwig & the Angry Inch" will be our next chat guest on Wednesday, May 26th at 3 PM EST

Please log into the #ChatGuest room for this chat event. See you there.

If you have any questions you would like to ask John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask before the live chat, you can e-mail your questions to info@davidbowie.com. We will use these pre-chat questions in addition to your live questions.

Show Synopsis: A rock musical concerning Hedwig, an imaginary character ? a person of
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Entertainment Weekly

on May 23, 1999

May 26: This week's special collector's issue of Entertainment Weekly (May 28) focuses on the "100 Greatest Moments in Rock" and has multiple Bowie references. Amongst the most prominent a half page picture and text for the incarnation of Ziggy Stardust MTV's VP of music programming Lewis Largent cites the videos from Lodger as "influencing the look of all videos to this day" Best of all, the Bowie Online Army romped home in the EW Online poll for best solo artist, putting db in the number 1 spot with 35% of the votes cast, almost 20 points ahead of the second place getter Barba Streisand.

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Heroes

on May 21, 1999

BMI, the performing rights society, presented their annual Pop Awards this week to the writers of the most performed songs over the past year. David Bowie and Brian Eno were among the winners for The Wallflowers' version of "Heroes" along with Elton John for "Candle In The Wind" and Eric Clapton for "My Father's Eyes".

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