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Bowie: Influences


Light House Media Centre
The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street WV1 1HT Wolverhampton England
An event celebrating the life, work, style and legacy of David Bowie.

One Ticket entry to event: £10
4pm The Bowie Lecture: Talent Borrows, Genius Steals - Ron Moy, Cinema One
Ron Moy is an expert in music and sound. Prior to his move to Wolverhampton in 2015 he was a senior lecturer in Popular Music Studies at Liverpool John Moores University. He is also the author of several books on sound and popular music.

Themes covered in his Bowie talk include Creative Influences, Musical and Artistic Collaborations, Songwriting, Lyrics, The Voice, Bowie: Prolific Genius.

Meet in the bar after the talk for some fine Bowie Sound and Vision. Food available to purchase and full bar service.

Absolute Beginners (15) Cinema One
1986 Film starrin Patsy Kensit, Eddie O'Connell and David Bowie, directed by Julien Temple.
A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel set in late 1950's London.
Nineteen year old photographer Colin is trying to find his place in life among the new freedoms experienced by post-war teenagers. He is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. Colin gets involved with a promoter and tries to crack the big time to impress her, taking him further away from his own ideals and true self.

All Hands on Decks: Bowie and Influences
Lock Works Café Bar and the courtyard
Vinyl Night. Bring your Bowie or Bowie influenced records for an eclectic evening of music, celebration and dancing.
Sign up on the board for your 10 minutes on the decks.

Late Bar
Food orders until 8pm
Themed clothing welcome and encouraged!
Please note the exhibition previously advisertised is no longer taking place due to artist unavailability.

For tickets, priced at £10 to cover all the activities above, call the box office on 01902 716 055. Tickets on sale online, visit http://light-house.co.uk/calendar/news/2016/05/bowie-influences-2/