In Memory of Davy Jones – “HEAD” at The Creative Center, Friday March 9

On Friday, March 9, 2012 at 8:00 p.m., I’m taking this opportunity to memorialize the late Davy Jones by screening The Monkees’ groundbreaking film “HEAD” written by Jack Nicholson and Bob Raefelson with all-star cast.  Directed by Bob Raefelson, starring The Monkees, cameos by Frank Zappa, Dennis Hopper, Annette Funicello, Victor Mature and more. The Criterion Collection says, “A kaleidoscopic satire that’s movie homage media send-up, concert movie, and antiwar cry all at once.”  $5 suggested donation.  The Creative Center is located at 900 Sixteenth Street, Greensboro, NC 27405, room 213.  Feel free to bring refreshments (yeah, you can bring beer and wine).  Help memorialize Davy with a great, mindblowing film.  Don’t miss this event!  The Creative Center’s website is http://www.thecreativecenter.net

About Budd Wilkins

Budd Wilkins is a writer, film critic and instructor. He is a Staff Critic for Slant Magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Nordic Issue of Acidemic Journal of Film and Media. He is currently writing a chapter for an anthology on international horror directors to be published by Intellect Press and distributed by University of Chicago Press. Mr. Wilkins was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida. He attended Penn State for several years before moving to North Carolina in 1994, where he earned his Bachelor's in Religious Studies and a Master's in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Film Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary focus is film history, film literacy and criticism, with the goal of bringing obscure, foreign and films that are labeled "difficult" to the attention of film aficionados of all kinds. Other interests and focus of critique include comparative religion, black humor, 19th century European literature, horror and graphic novels. Mr Wilkins lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with his wife, Tina. Follow @buddwilkins on Twitter.
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