"Why did you kill Ziggy?" David Bowie decides it's time
for a change at the Hammersmith Odeon, July 3rd 1973.
Ziggy threw a party that lasted all night...
If you're in NY tomorrow and at a loose end, why not trundle along to a party in celebration of 'Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars', the newly restored D.A. Pennebaker film, previously known as 'Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture'. It promises to be a very special evening with the film playing continuously all night (video only, on screens throughout the place), a live band (
Obviously that's not enough for you demanding New York BowieNetters...and so, 50 of you will get in free with VIP guest list admission! Still not enough? OK, 10 of those 50 BowieNetters will also be picked at random to receive a Ziggy poster signed by D.A. Pennebaker himself! You lucky gits.
The event commences at 8:00pm tomorrow at Don Hill's, 511 Greenwich Street (Corner of Spring) and if you aren't a winning BowieNetter, it's $10 admission or $5 with a ticket stub from Film Forum. (See below) Here's the official blurb:
"Pennebaker Hegedus Films, RZO Music & Cowboy Pictures, invite you to join us in celebrating the 30th Anniversary and the New York premiere of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars, a film by D A Pennebaker starring David Bowie, now playing at the Film Forum through July 25
Join filmmaker D A Pennebaker and friends at Don Hill's, 511 Greenwich Street (Corner of Spring), Wednesday, July 24 at 8:00pm - Celebrating the film's theatrical and upcoming DVD release, featuring a newly restored picture and digitally remixed soundtrack. $10 admission. $5 with Ziggy ticket stub from the Film Forum."
If you're absolutely certain you can make it, go
If you can't make the party, but want to see the film anyway, keep reading...