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Janis Joplin

Club 27 welcomes it newest member

Amy Winehouse's untimely end will no doubt provoke widespread theories that the age of 27 is cursed if you're a hard-living music artist.

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 12:00am

Kisaeng Becomes You

Dean Moss and Kim Yoon-jin

HK Cultural Centre Studio Theatre

Reviewed: Oct 31

Among the more eclectic offerings at this year's New Vision Arts Festival is Kisaeng Becomes You, a collaboration between choreographers American Dean Moss and Korean Kim Yoon-jin.

4 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

e-pal

Name: Ginelle Powell

Age: 16

City/Country: Ontario/ Canada

School name: St. Patrick's High School

Star sign: Pisces

I am an outgoing person. I like meeting new people and I try to challenge myself regularly.

However, I also love to spend time alone, listening to music and writing in my journal.

11 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

CD reviews

Macy Gray

The Trouble With Being Myself

(Sony)

As they used to say in the corny television adverts, if you liked the last album, you'll love this one.

18 May 2003 - 12:00am

Rock 'n' roll wedding

NOT for Ric Halstead the cooing and billing of doves when it comes to wedding day celebrations. Instead, the Jazz Club musical director will celebrate his marriage to Nita Bremess to the accompaniment of Terry 'Superlungs' Reid - the popular rocker whose old acquaintances included Janis Joplin and Joe Walsh.

30 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Ad moves to own beat

WE read with interest your syndicated article about the use of Janis Joplin's song in Mercedes-Benz advertising in the United States and Hong Kong (Sunday Morning Post Agenda, April 2). Just for the record, the decision to use the song for Hong Kong was made independently of the US, and with the support of our client, Zung Fu Company, the Hong Kong distributor of Mercedes-Benz.

9 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Sarcastic

I REFER to Mr Tony Read's letter on the subject of the Zung Fu advertisement (South China Morning Post, December 12). Unfortunately I think that both Mr Read and Zung Fu may have missed the point of the song which accompanies the Mercedes advertisement.

14 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Music review

Various Artists - Wayne's World 2 (Reprise).

YOU can't judge a book by its cover, and that should presumably extend to CDs.

Here's the exception.

This mess was put together as a piece of product to accompany the movie, rushed out so quickly the track listing was wrong, forcing Reprise to slap corrected labels on the jewel box.

9 Jan 1994 - 12:00am