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Pink Floyd keyboardist Rick Wright died Monday, Sept...especially in the early and mid-'70s. Pink Floyd was founded by leader Syd Barrett, who...Barrett left the band in the late '60s, Pink Floyd moved into an aural landscape of rich multilayered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091808/mus_333863627.shtml
Instructions for the Game of Instructions

...resembling the profile of Sylvester Stallone; one milligram of anti-matter cooled in electron plasma; one ratty old Pink Floyd t-shirt from the "Momentary Lapse of Reason" tour; a buzzer; night vision goggles; two weeks supply of MREs for...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-06/instructions-game-instructions
Neighbors
50 years and still going strong

...audience members, he isn't tempted by gimmicky applications of symphonic style - such as orchestral renditions of Pink Floyd albums (something he saw in California). Rather, he focuses on highlighting what the symphony does best - orchestral...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-11/50-years-and-still-going-strong
Art
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning

...a prism, not only becoming the first to demonstrate sunlight's color composition, but also presaging the cover of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" by several hundred years.44. Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake doesn't work on hair...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-11/50-random-thoughts-sunny-sunday-mor
Neighbors
Jodorowsky's Dune

Now Playing Synopsis: Filmmaker Frank Pavich explores one of cinema's great "what ifs" in this documentary detailing Alejandro Jodorowsky's aborted feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's celebrated sci-fi novel Dune. With the release of El Topo (1970) and its psychedelic follow-up The Holy Mountain (1973), Jodorowsky became not only a pioneer of psychedelic surrealism in film, but also the father of the "Midnight Movie." Following the success of those two films, the Chilean director began focusing all of his energies on translating Dune to the big screen. The film was to star Jodorowsky's own son Brontis along with a stunning cast that included Orson Welles, David Carradine, Mick Jagger, and Salvador Dali, with Pink Floyd providing the score, and art direction by H.R. Giger and Jean "Moebius" Giraud. Two years into the massive production, however, the film was suddenly and unceremoniously cancelled. Yet even today, numerous relics of that ambitious production -- including thousands of enticingly vivid storyboards -- still exist. In this film, Pavich offers movie lovers a tantalizing glimpse at a masterpiece that was never meant to be. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger, Chris Foss, Brontis Jodorowsky, Richard Stanley Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Artist profile: Greg Cohen

...serves as the administrator for Juneau Jazz and Classics. Pink Floyd to Garth Brooks: Cohen plays harmonica and performed...Dowd's band at Tabby's, playing everything from Pink Floyd to Garth Brooks,'' he said. Photographer and digital...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102899/Ent_profile.html
Entertainment
Just 40 miles from Nome, stuck in the snow

...winding to the north would take him.More than 40 miles out of town, at about 9:30 that night, he found out. As Pink Floyd's "Echoes" played on the stereo and temperature dipped well below zero in the darkness, Vial's pickup plunged...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-12-04/just-40-miles-nome-stuck-snow
State
Rapper Luckyiam makes first trip to Juneau

...would put the number closer to 500,000," he said. Luckyiam said his many musical influences include Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, Queen, Freestyle Fellowship, L.L. Kool J and The Outkasts. His music isn't traditional rap, he said, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041510/art_610132618.shtml
Arts
Habib Koite

...became the director of the school's orchestra. Around the same time he began listening to western musicians such as Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix. Soon he was trying to imitate the Western sound at local clubs. Koité formed Bamada (which means...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013003/thi_habib.shtml
This WeeK
Cowboy Junkies get Alaska Fix

...Rain"), for instance, is probably the song with the strongest anti-war lyrics out of all of them. "There's a Pink Floyd song, 'Us and Them,' and a Lou Reed song on the 'New York' album that I thought would work but didn't quite happen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062305/thi_20050623002.shtml
This WeeK

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