Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?
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Documentaries Feature By Kevin Lawlor 10 great documentaries about strange subjects Every year there are countless documentaries that make their way into theaters or on to the various streaming services. When most people think of documentaries, they usually think of specific kinds. There are many historical, concert, and true crime documentaries that always seem to populate the awards circuit. However, if you dig deep enough, there is a myriad of options out there for extremely unique kinds of non-fiction filmmaking. Over the past two decades, many talented documentarians have tackled some of the strangest subjects. You can only watch so many documentaries about the inequalities of the justice system before you get satiated. There are only so many WWII documentaries one can watch before they are bored of the subject. Here are 10 great documentaries about strange subjects. My Date With Drew (2004) This neat little documentary is proof … [Read more...] about 10 Great Documentaries About Strange Subjects
Star Tribune / Associated Press Published 10:09 p.m. UTC Sep 2, 2018 Minneapolis – A kayak ride on Lake Superior that ended in the deaths of four Wisconsin family members would have been difficult even for experienced paddlers, officials say. Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis for a story published Sunday that it was a sobering reminder of the vastness and danger of the largest of the Great Lakes. The family from Loyal, Wisconsin, set out from Madeline Island in an open-top tandem kayak Thursday for a 4-mile (6-kilometer) paddle across open water to Michigan Island. But their 13½-foot (4-meter) kayak capsized after the wind picked up. Eric Fryman, 39, and his three children, Kyra, 9, Annaliese, 5, and Jansen, 3, were found dead in the frigid water. Only his wife, the children’s mother, Cari Mews-Fryman, 29, survived. All of them wore life jackets. Coast Guard officials said hypothermia was … [Read more...] about Four Lake Superior kayak deaths spur safety plea
By Jason McDaniel Published 7:09 pm CDT, Thursday, July 12, 2018 Photo: Courtesy Photo Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Courtesy photo of incoming senior PG Tatiyanna Riley and Hastings coach Corey Brotheton at the all-star game Wednesday at Arlington Lamar. Courtesy photo of incoming senior PG Tatiyanna Riley and Hastings coach Corey Brotheton at the all-star game Wednesday at Arlington Lamar. Photo: Courtesy Photo High school notebook: Hastings PG Tatiyanna Riley competes in all-star game 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Hastings point guard Tatiyanna Riley was part of the Texas Girls Coaches Association all-star celebration this week in Arlington. The incoming senior was one of six Houston-area players who suited up for the Blue girls basketball 5A-6A squad, which led by two at halftime but fell 89-58 … [Read more...] about High school notebook: Hastings PG Tatiyanna Riley competes in all-star game
0 View Gallery View Comments THURSDAY "The Joke's on Us," and for funny guy Lewis Black, the joke's frequently Donald Trump. Catch Black's tour at 8 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, $35-$65, axs.com, pikespeakcenter.com THURSDAY-SATURDAY National Coin Week continues at the Money Museum with free admission to the four galleries daily and an open house Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 818 N. Cascade Ave. Mini-mint demonstrations Saturday, a "Plinko" prize drop and a Cash Cube grab. The special exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of World War I. (money.org) FRIDAY-SUNDAY Usually "The Ring" takes 17 hours spread over several days to complete. Instead, Wagner's "The Ring Without Words," is completed in 75-minute performances by the Colorado Symphony this weekend at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver. Tickets at coloradosymphony.org FRIDAY See what artists can create with recycled/upcycled materials at Recycled Art 2018, opening with a reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Commonwheel … [Read more...] about Weekend activities in and around Colorado Springs: Earth Day and Great American Cleanup, healthy kids, National Coin Week, women’s auto basics