A live Webcast of The 1999 Webby Awards, "the Oscars of the Internet" will take place tomorrow night. More than 3,000 internet and new media personalities will honor the best Web sites of the year in 22 different categories from Film and Finance to Science, Sports and Music.
As we reported in January, David Bowie was a judge for this prestigious event.
CNET-TV conduct interviews throughoutthe night with winners, judges and VIP guests.
WHEN: Thursday, March 18, 1999
Preview Show and VIP Pre-Party: 6:30 p.m. PST
Webby Awards Ceremony: 8:00 p.m. PST
Ronan Keating and his lovely bride Yvonne have a 10lb baby boy! Yesterday, the day after Boyzone's latest single, 'When The Going Gets Tough' reached No.1, the Keatings gave birth to a baby boy -named Jack. The couple had this to say about the experience:
"Both mum and baby are both healthy and strong, a wee bit tired but very happy."
Congratulations! (we are so proud)
On March 24th at 4:00 pm EST, BowieNet will chat with two musical heavy-weights: Ronnie Spectorand Joey Ramone.
Ronnie Spector has performed with the likes of the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Money, Alice Cooper and Bruce Springsteen. She and the Ronnettes also toured together with the Rolling Stones in 1964.
Ronnie's new relaese 'She talks to Rainbows' put Ronnie and Joey Ramone in the studio together for the first time.
Joey Ramone and his band The Ramones took punk rock to it's next neededlevel.
- Just a reminder that we will be chatting with Joey Arias this Thursday, March 18th at 6:00 p.m. EST.
Please log into the #ChatGuest room for this chat event. See you there. You can read more on Joey in Bowies February 20th Journal or in Joey's bio.
- The Paintings of Paul McCartney will be available for viewing from 1st May through the 25th of July in the LÃƒÂ¿z Art Forum in Siegen, Germany. Get all the details at the Gallery's web site: www.siegen-wittgenstein.de
Note: there is a English / German translation feature on the gallery site, just in case your not fluent in German.
Here is a piece entitled "Bowie Spewing" from Paul's collection.
This is an excerpt from the Gallery site:
Although entitled "Bowie spewing", this small painting was not planned as a portrait.
David appeared on last night's Comic Relief charity show in a video-taped segment. All in good fun, David says:
"Hello boys and girls, erm... I'm David Bowie and... I'm talking to you for Comic Relief. Tonight I thought I'd do something a little bit different so I'm gonna play a new composition for you, erm... that I think you may enjoy. It's called 'Requiem For A Laughing Gnome'. It's for recorder and erm... it has some choreography that was... erm... I picked up from an Navaho Indian erm... that I met last week in the Croydon chapter.
UK ARENA on Cable and Sky Digital are repeating two David Bowie documentaries,the BBC programmes Bowie at 50 and the wonderful Cracked Actor several timesthis month starting on Friday 12th March at 9.35pm.
- As we reported last month, Lifetime channel aired a special 'Intimate Portrait' about Iman. Narrated by Isabella Rosellini, "Intimate Portrait: Iman" features interviews with her husband, David Bowie; friend Rosie O'Donnell; Peter Beard; and famed fashion photographer Francesco Scavullo.
If you missed the special, or just wanted to have your own copy, you can now buy the Iman special direct from Lifetime Channel.