Monthly Archives: May 2011

Three more Wrecking Crew jewels. It never ends. Come see the movie – our first of the year – this Friday!

By now you’re probably sick of us talking about the Wrecking Crew.  Don’t be.  You don’t know how good you have it.  They’re the best. The award-winning “The Wrecking Crew” will be our first movie of season, the director Denny … Continue reading

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We’re showing a film about the musicians who played on the “Greatest Album of All Time,” on May 27th…

…that’d be the Wrecking Crew, and “Pet Sounds,” respectively. To paraphrase a glowing review of “The Wrecking Crew,” the film we’ll be showing here on Friday, May 27th: Never thought I’d live to see the day when someone would liken … Continue reading

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Monkees are the greatest American pop band ever – with or without the Wrecking Crew

The Monkees were the best American pop band ever (if you exclude the Beach Boys; they’re rock, I guess?) and second to only the Fab Four in the known universe. And despite what you may have heard, they played their … Continue reading

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Amazing dance songs don’t have tragic lyrics. Except this one. (Plus Wrecking Crew May 27th!)

Food for thought: there are many fun dance songs.  But very few super-sad fun dance songs. Think about out it.  All your favorite dance songs are happily-themed or, at the least, not lyrically about some super-tragic, messed-up shiz. Here are … Continue reading

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Repel the space invaders at tomorrow’s fashion show! Plus pics from the set-up!

There are  countless reasons to attend tomorrow’s fashion show: fashion, art, music, creative people, and men in g-strings. Here’s another: your help will be needed to repel the space invaders. Details are sketchy at this juncture, but it goes something … Continue reading

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Let us give thanks for The Wrecking Crew. On May 27th, specifically, at the Henry Miller Library

The Byrds are the best! Who doesn’t love driving down the 1, where Davenport turns into Santa Cruz, listening to “Notorious Byrd Brothers” start-to-finish? (Albeit grimacing through “Dolphin’s Smile” and straight-up skipping “Space Odyssey.”) The Byrds are especially cool because … Continue reading

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Big Big Big Sur Fashion Show (May 19th) – not to be confused with “Back to the Future” the film. Completely unrelated.

Every November 5th, my friend Sarah watches “Back to the Future,” “Back to the Future 2,” and “if I’m not asleep, ‘Back to the Future 3,’ even though I don’t like it that much.” November 5th because that’s the day … Continue reading

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Here’s the schedule for *tonight’s* Cinepoetry event!

It’ll be a veritable buffet of art: movies, music, poetry, sushi, and music by Songs Hotbox Harry Taught Us. I mean, what else are you doing on a Thursday night? First Hour Variations on Want: Sequence II,  by Francesco Levato … Continue reading

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Cinepoetry tomorrow! A historic night of “firsts”! A night to end all nights!

Indeed, tomorrow is the big Cinepoetry thing at the Henry Miller Library.  It’s a historic night of “firsts”: First event of the Library’s 30th Anniversary Summer Season!! First movie of 2011 First time we’re serving sushi (maybe?) at the HML! … Continue reading

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Learn about the founding fathers and mothers of “Hot Tubs” May 14th. And like George Washington, they’re mostly nude.

Everyone has a good hot tub story. Here are two.  Once, while in Colorado on a high school marching band trip (we were the cool kids), my friend and I put liquid hand dispenser soap in the hotel hot tub.  … Continue reading

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