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Patti Smith Williams

Mrs. Patti Smith Williams, age 59 of Fayette, died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Creem Rises Again: 10 Classic Pieces Written by Cameron Crowe, Patti Smith, Lester Bangs and Others for the Irreverent Rock Mag

Creem magazine started publishing as a regional monthly in Detroit in 1969, but didn’t go national until 1971, with a firmly anti-establishment bias that took aim at the likes of Jann Wenner’s Rolling Stone and Paul Williams’ Crawdaddy for eminence in the heady early days of rock criticism. Among its earliest writers were certified pioneers like Dave Marsh, the dark rumblings of the late Lester Bangs and Nick Tosches, and rock-crit icons Greil Marcus, Robert Christgau, Cameron Crowe, John Mendelsohn, Lisa Robinson, Lenny Kaye, Wayne Robins, Ben Edmonds and Sylvie Simmons. They all mingled with the likes of Patti Smith, who memorably reviewed Todd Rundgren’s “A Wizard, A True Star” (one of those listed below) years before inviting him to become her producer.
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Patti Smith and Snoop Dogg Murals by Philip Burke & Zoom Copy @ Town Ballroom

Downtown Main Street just got a little more colorful, with the addition of two vibrant Philip Burke murals adorning The Town Ballroom. The murals were made possible thanks to Donny Kutzbach and Artie Kwitchoff (Funtime Presents) who wanted to make a significant colorful splash on the outside of their concert venue.

Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen Discuss How ‘Because the Night’ Came to Be (Book Excerpt)

Click here to read the full article. To those who know, Patti Smith, pioneering punk poetess and rock star without peer or precedent, requires no introduction. But times change, generations succeed generations, and sometimes the world needs to be reminded of things like “Why Patti Smith Matters,” which is exactly the book that veteran music journalist Caryn Rose published yesterday via University of Texas Press.  Rose, whose work has appeared in Pitchfork, Salon, the Village Voice, Vulture, Backstreets, the Guardian and Variety, explains, “I was eager to take on the formidable task of chronicling Patti Smith’s career because aside from Smith’s own work, the existing scholarship...

Patti Smith at Cambridge Corn Exchange

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Patti Smith Receives French Légion d’Honneur, $5 M. for Tampa Museum, and More: Morning Links for May 25, 2022

Click here to read the full article. To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines FROM THE MUSEUM HALLS. Hot on the heels of announcing a $25 million gift for its planned expansion last month, the Tampa Museum of Art in Florida said it has lined up another $5 million for the project, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The donation comes from local philanthropists Penny and Jeff Vinik’s Vinik Family Foundation, and comes with naming rights for the institution’s education center. The museum has now raised $71 million of its $100 million goal for the project. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, artist Marina Abramovic’s much-delayed exhibition at London’s Royal Academy of Arts has a...