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Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Narrative and Documentary Films in Competition

on September 02, 2014

The 4th annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF), scheduled for November 12-16, 2014, announced its Narrative and Documentary feature film competition lineups as well as Jury members. The 2014 Festival will screen 22 feature films in competition. The full film program line-up, including out-of-competition special presentations, sneak previews of awards season contenders, and narrative, documentary and animated shorts, will be announced in September.

“Our thoughts are with everyone in the Napa Valley who have suffered losses from the recent earthquake,” said Co-Founder/Artistic Director Marc

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KERRANG! MAGAZINE

on September 02, 2014

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Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest - Green Day Raleigh Chopper MK3 Muscle Bike

on September 01, 2014


Donated by Adrienne and BIllie Joe Armstrong


Be the absolute coolest kid on the block with this out-of-production Raleigh Chopper mk3 model bicycle given to Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day as a gift when it was hot off the production line.


This bike is in mint condition, and you won't find another one like it!


The Raleigh Chopper muscle bike was first produced in the late 60s as a nod to the motorcycles made in the US around the same time. It became the UK's most popular children's bike, then a cult classic, still fondly remembered by those who were kids in the UK in the 1970s.

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Visionary Arkansans 2014 - Jeff Matika

on September 01, 2014


Jeff Matika moved to Little Rock in 1991. "I kind of thought this was going to be a stepping stone," he said recently. "I'd come here for a couple of years and figure out where I wanted to go." He fell into the music scene, playing shows and hanging out at Vino's until he got a job there, which he kept for 10 years. He toured the country in beloved local bands like Ashtray Babyhead and the Magic Cropdusters, before settling down in the 2000s with an IT job. "I had decided, I'm going to play music forever," he said, "but as a casual thing." Then he got a call from Green Day.


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The most poignant Green Day cover

on August 31, 2014


In an Indian shelter for abused girls, healing comes in the form of singing to Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."


MANILA, Philippines – A group of young girls gather around guitarist Druv Visdanath as he strums to rock band Green Day's hit "Boulevard of Broken Dreams." It might not be the most melodious rendition there is, but it is one of the most heartrending covers.


“Many of these children have been abused or have suffered trauma. Music helps to engage them, it helps them to relax,” his colleague Faith Gonsalves says.

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