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Bowienetters Help Raise $1,707.50 For Climb Charity

on February 12, 2003

Winner of the Ziggy Collection auction, Marcus, with the
set's creator, George Underwood. Photograph by Susans.

There's more than money moving here...

The recent Bowie bash in Beckenham, organised by BowieNetters LadyArt and Linda, raised a very impressive £1,056 for the CLIMB charity... Or approx. $1,707.50 for the majority of you reading this.

Here's the breakdown of the money raised, in British quids:

Raffle £395
Steven Roberts Photographs £240
(one @ £100 the other @ £140)
George Underwood Pins £125
Ticket Money £169
Bucket Collection £127

Many thanx to everybody

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Region 1 Db Dvd Bonanza, Plus Bob Easter Eggs

on February 10, 2003

Labyrinth (Superbit Collection), The Man Who Fell to Earth (Special Edition) and Absolute Beginners.

And we're hooked to the silver screen...

A rash of David Bowie DVDs are about to be made available to the region 1 (USA/Canada) territories. Firstly, The Man Who Fell to Earth (Special Edition) double disc is released today through Anchor Bay, and you can find out a bit more about the impressive list of extras by going here.

The Labyrinth (Superbit Collection) which was due last week seems to have been delayed, though you can still pre-order it online, and Absolute Beginners (due April 15th

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Dutch Bowie Exhibition - More Pieces Online Now

on February 10, 2003

"...and now he is a puppet dancer..."
Detail from 'Labyrinth' by Hans Kievit..

In the port of Amsterdam, You can see Sailor dance...

Bert Dijkstra, has informed me that there are more contributions up online for the Up The Hill Backwards: The Golden Years of David Bowie exhibition that we told you about last month. (01/25/03 NEWS: SHOP AROUND FOR BOWIE PAINTINGS IN AMSTERDAM) Click on the image above to take you to an online version of the gallery, where you can find all of the contributions thus far presented.

Starting on February 16th at the Stip gallery in Amsterdam, the exhibition runs

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Bowienet News Archive For January Is Up

on February 08, 2003

Time flies when you're having fun...

Susans has posted the BowieNet news archive for January. Click on the image above to take you there. While you're about it you can check out the first four months of 2000 by going here. Blimey, who was it who said: "My, my, the time do fly"?

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D&d On Xfm Tomorrow, Plus Bowienet Discount On 22nd

on February 08, 2003

Like a mirror, Sunday morning...

BowieNetter Mike Leigh has written to inform me that Des de Moor and Russell Churney will perform a couple of songs from Darkness and Disgrace on Adam Longworth's XFM show around 9:00am tomorrow morning. They are scheduled to play The Man Who Sold The World and The Bewlay Brothers, and you can listen live online by going here.

If you've missed the broadcast by the time you read this, then check out a couple of audience reactions from the current run of Darkness and Disgrace, to see why you really should attend.

I'm going along tomorrow, as are a couple of