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Happy Fourteenth Birthday to Lexi

on August 15, 2014

 

“While colour lights up your face”

 

We’re sure you will all want to join us in wishing many happy returns of the day to Alexandria Zahra Jones…known to her friends and family as Lexi.

Continuing a theme we started last year, here is a hand-tinted photo of Lexi’s dad, also at the age of 14, in 1961.

Looking particularly dapper, the young Jones is pictured before he received his most famous trademark from his good friend George Underwood, but that’s a whole other story that didn't happen until the following year.

Anyway, Happy Birthday Lexi, love ‘n stuff from everybody here and no doubt

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More US screenings for David Bowie Is Happening Now

on August 14, 2014

 

“It was a day in that blue month September”

 

At the end of last month we announced the commencement of ticket sales for the nationwide US theatrical release of the V&A’s David Bowie Is Happening Now documentary film.

Distributed by Omniverse Vision, the film is scheduled for exclusive screenings in movie theatres across the US on September 23, 2014.

We are pleased to be able to tell you that further locations and screenings have now been added and you can find your nearest participating cinema by visiting: www.davidbowie.com/davidbowieisfilm, view the trailer and book tickets while you’re

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TV donates signed Bowie print and lunch date

on August 14, 2014

 

“Oh man, I need TV” 

 

With just a couple of days to go till the Memory of a Free Festival 2014 event in Beckenham on Saturday (http://smarturl.it/Beckenham2014FBevent), we have an updated list of all of the very desirable items kindly donated for the auction.

In case you haven’t heard yet, the very lovely Tony Visconti has not only donated the print he is holding in the picture here, but he has also offered himself up as host of an exclusive one-on-one lunch date at The Groucho Club in September!

Here follows Tony’s description of the Bowie print he is donating...

 

“Here is the print

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Guardians of the Galaxy tops Billboard 200

on August 13, 2014

 

“Freak out in a moonage daydream oh yeah!” 

 

Reuters has reported that the Awesome Mix compilation from the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack has topped the Billboard 200.

The 12-track release contains Bowie’s 1972 Ziggy Stardust classic, Moonage Daydream.

There is also a Guardians of the Galaxy 2CD Deluxe version of the album which contains the same 12 tracks from the film, but also includes the score from the movie.

 

Here’s an excerpt from PIYA SINHA-ROY’s Reuters report

 

The alien superheroes of Disney's "Guardians of the Galaxy" not only stormed the movie box office, but the

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David Bowie is at ACMI in Australia July 2015

on August 13, 2014

 

“He will have his sky down there below” 

 

It is with much pleasure that we can announce another date for the David Bowie is world tour, with the news that the exhibition will now visit The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (acmi) as part of Melbourne Winter Masterpieces, from July 16 to November 1, 2015.

Minister for Tourism and Major Events, The Hon. Louise Asher, MP, made the official announcement at around 11am AEST to a packed press conference of excited fans and journalists alike.

Stay tuned here and to the following ACMI channels for updates:

 

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