Blog Posts - Patti Smith



Patti Smith's Polaroid Exhibit

The Robert Miller Gallery in Chelsea is having a show of Patti Smith's Polaroids.  Some I liked very much.  There were a lot of beds.  And table and chair shots.  She also does this thing where she writes on the photo and/or the m...
by sMacThoughts on Mar 22, 2016

Watch U2 While They Perform Patti Smith’s ‘People Have the Power’

Several shows on U2’s ongoing Tour named, Innocence + Experience have started off with Patti Smith’s ‘People Have the Power’, which blasts out over the music system in dimmed lights. But at London’s 02 Arena, on last Thursday ni...
by Popify on Oct 30, 2015

August Book To Screen Adaptation News

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the big and little screen. If you like to read the book first, here are a list of books to either … Continued You just finished reading Au...
by Book Riot on Aug 31, 2015

Social defiance, friendships and creativity

Creativity is an act of defiance. You’re challenging the status quo. You’re questioning accepted truths and principles. You’re asking the universal questions that mock conventional wisdom. –  Twyla Tharp. What sustains us w...
by Blank Paper Project on Jun 4, 2015

Social defiance, friendships and creativity

Creativity is an act of defiance. You’re challenging the status quo. You’re questioning accepted truths and principles. You’re asking the universal questions that mock conventional wisdom. –  Twyla Tharp. What sustains us w...
by Blank Paper Project on Jun 4, 2015

Golden Globe Awards 2015 Winner Best Original Score

Golden Globe Awards 2015 Winner Best Original Score being nice today. Mysterious Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their 2015 Golden Globe nomination and such Lorde, Sia, Lana Del Rey, Trent Reznor, Patti Smith and musicians in general are all mention...
by Today Trending News on Jan 3, 2015

PONTIFEXCELLENT: Patti Smith’s Punk Rock Reconciliation

UPDATE: With thanks to my Patheos pal, Deacon Greg Kandra, who points out that Patti sang at the Vatican Christmas concert LAST YEAR as well. See her beautiful rendition of “O Holy Night” below, and click here for more details. The Holy S...
by The Dude Abides on Nov 15, 2014

PONTIFEXCELLENT: Patti Smith’s Punk Rock Reconciliation

The Holy See announced this week that The Godmother of Punk Rock — the inimitable Patti Smith — will perform at the Concerto di Natale, the official Vatican Christmas Concert, on December 13 in Rome’s Auditorium Conciliazione not far fro...
by The Dude Abides on Nov 14, 2014

Patti Smith – Kimberly

This isn’t technically my favorite song off Horses (it’s “Birdland”, for the record), but it’s one of the most hypnotic. Much of the album feels as if it’s being played on a beach, as if the players absorbed the na...
by For The Sake of The Song on Sep 16, 2014

Patti Smith - Because the Night (letra en inglés y traducción al español)

Siguiendo el guion marcado por Diego A. Manriquéen Jinetes En La Tormenta, este lunes se nos presenta la oportunidad de hablar de las casualidades y de cómo afectan a nuestra vida. En 1978 dos músicos estaban con sus grupos grabando sus discos en...
by Corazón de Canción on May 19, 2014

El refugio del punk norteamericano: el toldo del CBGB

El peso de la cultura estadounidense sobre Europa ha sido notorio desde el siglo XX. El cine y la música han ayudado a que el estilo de vida americano se trasladara a otros puntos del planeta, convirtiendo a la ciudad de Nueva York en la capital del...
by Memorias de una cinta VHS on Oct 28, 2013

High School Sounds: Pontiac Style

When I think back to high school, there are people and sounds that I will never forget. I may be driving down the road listening to XM/Sirius when a song comes on that immediately transports me back to that time, that place, that person. Music is not...
by middleSage on Sep 5, 2013

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via"Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire." - Patti Smith...
by Aesthetes Anonymous on Aug 30, 2013

Kendragarden Tells You What To Read

Recently Tim and I were out with some friends.  The guy said, "Oh, by the way, Kendra, I really enjoyed the book you told me to read," and then the gal said, "Oh, me too.  I loved the one you recommended for me as well.  Couldn't put i...
by Kendragarden on Aug 21, 2013

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by Aesthetes Anonymous on May 15, 2013

Patti Smith: Sueños de Vida

Año: 2012Duración: 100 MinutosAudio: InglésSubtitulos: SiFuente: http://youtu.be/RC04aP_0IIwSinopsis: Patti Smith, la poeta del punk, se convirtió en 1975, con su álbum de debut Horses, en una figura referente de la música internacional. Com...
by documentales online on Mar 27, 2013

Watch Patti Smith Read Virginia Woolf

Today from the Department of This Is Too Awesome Not to Share: Open Culture posted this video of Patti Smith reading from Virginia Woolf earlier this week, along with the only surviving voice recording of Woolf herself. Check out the Smith reading h...
by Book Riot on Feb 2, 2013

FREE Listen: All-Star ‘West Of Memphis: Voices for Justice’ Soundtrack

West of Memphis: Voices for Justice, a soundtrack album for the film West of Memphis was released today on CD and MP3 and features an all-star line-up of musicians and longtime supporters of the West Memphis Three. West of Memphis, which was given a...
by Geeks of Doom on Jan 15, 2013

Patti Smith og Bruce Springsteen i 2012

2012 var et af de bedre koncertår - hvis ikke det bedste - for mit vedkommende. Manic Street Preachers i Amager Bio 15. april, Bruce Springsteen i Berlin 30. maj og Patti Smith i Store Vega 20. september var højdepunkterne. Indimellem var jeg også...
by Refleksioner fra første sal on Jan 6, 2013

eBook Deal: Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Part of today's Kindle ebook deal of the day over at Amazon today is Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale for only $1.99 (that’s 87% off the regular price of $8.99). If you’d like to purchase a physical copy of The Handmaid's Tal...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 26, 2012


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