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TUPELO, Miss. — Green Day, former 'N Sync member Lance Bass and celebrity chef Cat Cora are among those helping to pay for a gay-friendly prom in Mississippi next month.
Organizers say the event is open to everyone but geared toward gay students.
The American Humanist Association also will contribute $20,000 for the May 8 event in Tupelo.
The annual prom is organized by the Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition. This year's event has drawn attention because of the case of Constance McMillen, a high school senior who challenged her school district's rule banning same-sex dates at proms.
Look for the American Idiot Cast to make an appearance on VH1's TOP 20 COUNTDOWN this Saturday, April 17th at 9am ET.
In 1994, Green Day’s Dookie was in heavy rotation in my elementary-school hallways. I also seem to recall video games being a big deal in my circle of acquaintance at that time. So I’m pretty sure I would have been the king of the fourth grade if I had possessed some sort of video game that involved playing “Longview” and “Basket Case.” Well, as of this summer, all I’ll need is a hot tub time machine to make that scenario come true, because MTV Games is about to drop Green Day: Rock Band, the franchise’s second band-specific game after last year’s awesome The Beatles: Rock Band. I
Vote Green Day at the 2010 MTV ITALY TRL Awards! They are nominated for Best International Act: HERE.
Billie Joe will make an appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO tonight April 9th, 2010 at 10:00 p.m.(ET). Don't miss it!
Green Day is one of the headliners at Lollapalooza 2010.
On Tuesday, Lollapalooza will confirm its 2010 headliners as previously reported in the Tribune and other news sources: Lady Gaga, Green Day, Arcade Fire, the Strokes and Phoenix. Promoters will also announce the remainder of the 124-artist lineup for their Aug. 6-8 festival in Grant Park.
[Full article at Chicago Tribune]
Look for a foldout poster of Tre Cool in the 07/04/2010 issue of Kerrang! Magazine: HERE.
Youth-driven MTV and tradition-bound Broadway may seem like strange bedfellows.
But the television showcase MTV is about to give "American Idiot" is almost sure to boost the profile of Green Day's Broadway tuner, particularly among young auds that are a core demo for the show.
MTV will air a behind-the-scenes special about "American Idiot," "Green Day Rocks Broadway," beginning April 16, just ahead of the previewing production's April 20 opening night at the St. James Theater.
[Full article at Variety]