Here is another letter we received from one of our BowieNet members. We thought you'd like to see it! Thanks (again) for your kind words.
During the months of February and March, Padova, Italy's local University Centre is planning a "David Bowie" film exhibition which will explore Bowie's film and acting career. The exhibit will be held at the Auditorium Liceo Modigliani, Padova, Italy. (free with CUC card).
Here is the current schedule:
February 17: Furyo (Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence)
February 23: Rarities and Video Clips (with Mixo & Lorenzo Scoles)
March 3: The Man Who Fell To Earth
March 10: Just A Gigolo'
March 17: Labyrinth
March 31: The Hunger
January 24, 1999
Mike Garson, Bowie's keyboard player, will be our guest for a BowieNet chat session on Friday, February 5th at 9:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. PST. Mike has played with David Bowie for over 25 years and performed on such classic Bowie albums as Aladdin Sane, Diamond Dogs, Young Americans, The Buddha of Suburbia, Outside, and Earthling, just to name a few.
Last week we reported on Virgin Radio's top 500 listener's poll. On the site, Virgin claims "The Beatles" had the most entries, listing the fab four with 16 tracks in the top 500. Bowie was credited with a total of 15.
But, as a clever fan has pointed out, Bowie should get half credit forUnder Pressure, a track Bowie co-wrote with Queen. That would put David in a tie for the top spot (with a total of 16).
Here is a wonderful letter we received the other day from one of our runners-up. We thought you'd like to see it! Thanks for your kind words.
1/22/99 UPDATE: WORLDS AWAY! Well, finally, Worlds Ultimate 3d chat is on it's way to you! The CD's are shipping now. Some members may have already received them. Here's a peek at a few different rooms within "BowieWorld".
Thanks to all of you for your patience in waiting for the arival of "BowieWorld", the one and only 3D Bowie experience on the web. As a gesture of our gratitude, we are mailing you an enhanced CD which gives you ALL ACCESS VIP privileges within all the "Worlds Ultimate 3D Chat" spaces.
David would like to acknowledge the follow "Cyber Song" finalists for their outstanding contributions. 1. Dara O Kearney2. Emilio Pacheco3. Toshiya Takaoka4. Hannah Aki HawkinsThanks again to everyone for participating in our Cyber Song Contest. Plus, David looks forward to personally thanking all of the thousands of entries of our contest! (chuckles) Stay tuned for chapter two: the making of "What's Really Happening"!
- For those of you who are watch the number one rated TV program in the US -ER - last night's episode had a nice little "Bowie" moment.
The ER set-up asound system to play music in the waiting room to comfort friends and familyof patients. Jerry, the desk operator was playing a variety of musicthroughout the show and was constantly being reprimanded by Dr. Greene forloud and obnoxious choices. At one point, Dr. Greene mentioned to Jerry ifhe plays another song - "he's fired"! In another storyline - Dr.
1/21/99 SNEAKER: NICKY HORNE - ACCESS ALL AREAS ON TALK RADIO David Bowie will be Nicky Horne's studio guest on his Access All Areas show on Talk Radio on 31st January from 5 - 6pm GMT. Bowie will be talking about BowieNet, the future of technology, the internet and a variety of other topics. The event will be Talk Radio's first webcast in both RealAudio and RealVideo and will be broadcast around the world live from the Talk Radio studio in London. The interview will only be available on Talk Radio in the UK and in Sound and Vision on BowieNet.
1/21/99 UPDATE: THE BIG ISSUE In an update to our "David Bowie grabs the front cover of the UK's The Big Issue (January 11-17th issue)", here is a peek at the cover!. The article called "Starman lost in Cyberspace" details the launch of BowieNet in the UK. On newsstands now.