Archive for “Nirvana”

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A former music writer for The Rocket reflects on the week of Cobain’s death

Posted April 7th, 2014 by genestout

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Seattle author and music journalist Gillian Gaar was a writer and columnist for The Rocket for many years and was working on a story about Courtney Love and her band Hole the week Kurt Cobain’s body was found at the Denny Blaine mansion he shared with Love. Here is Gaar’s personal account of […]

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An excerpt from the life of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain

Posted March 30th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Kurt Cobain was a mess. Sitting motionless on a tiny stool in a dressing room at the Paramount Theatre on Halloween night in 1991, Nirvana’s lead singer held his head in his hands at a backstage “meet and greet.” His blond hair was damp and stringy, and he looked utterly exhausted or […]

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EMP’s ‘Come As You Are’ panel discussion celebrates Cobain legacy

Posted March 10th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT In honor of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, who died 20 years ago this spring, EMP Museum offers a panel discussion on the rock icon from 2-3:30 p.m. April 6 at the JBL Theater, 325 Fifth Ave. N. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served. Led by EMP senior curator Jacob McMurray, the panel includes […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: The Pixies’ marathon show at the Paramount

Posted February 20th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle photographer Alex Crick took the accompanying photos of The Pixies and opening duo Best Coast in concert Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Paramount Theatre. Charles R. Cross had this to say in a review of the show for The Seattle Times: “In just over 90 minutes, the Pixies managed to play […]

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Nirvana legend rocks on with retrospective EMP|SFM exhibit

Posted April 20th, 2011 by genestout

“When Nirvana hit it big, it was overwhelming because we were part of the counterculture. Nirvana didn’t go to the mainstream — the mainstream came to Nirvana.” — bassist Krist Novoselic By GENE STOUT “Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses” opened last weekend at the Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum with the excitement and anticipation […]

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