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Ray Manzarek

Remembering Ray Manzarek

One of the founding members of the Doors, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, died this week at the age of 74 on Monday, May 20. Manzarek’s influential work on the keys was equally responsible for the band’s […]

‘Old Sock’ fits Clapton well

http://www.shorenewstoday.com/snt/news/images/stories/00-downbeach/Shaun_Notes-Logo.jpg Eric Clapton is clearly comfortable in is position as an elder statement of blues on his latest album, “Old Sock,” released March 12. Blues, soul, reggae, folk, jazz and an all-star cast of players […]

Lebowskifest brings Dudes to Philly

A festival for its time and place 

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Lebowskifest came to the Theater of Living Arts in Philadelphia Friday, June 3


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PHILADELPHIA – They were there to fix the cable. Fans of the Big Lebowski packed into the Theater of Living Arts for Lebowskifest Friday, June 3.

For nearly 10 years, co-founders Scott Shuffitt and Will Russell have been traveling the country with Lebowskifest celebrating the 1998 Cohen Brothers film and “what have you.”

Lebowskifest co-founders Scott Shuffitt and Will Russell welcome the crowd at the Theater of Living Arts.

The two-day festival included a bowling party and costume contest Saturday at North Bowl.

The TLA was nearly at its capacity with a Maude Lebowski serving up the house special: a Caucasian (otherwise referred to as White Russian) which is the preferred beverage of choice Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski.

“Achievers” the moniker that lovers of the film wear proudly, were mingling in the bar and theater for nearly an hour before the show began.