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Listen to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Lecture in Literature

When Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, there was only one requirement. Dylan didn’t even have to travel to Stockholm (and in fact he missed the public ceremony, though he later stopped by to collect his prize in a private ceremony). He did, though, have to deliver a Nobel Lecture — even if […]

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Keith Richards faxes – and more things we want to see from Bob Dylan’s archive in Oklahoma

An archive full of personal effects from Bob Dylan’s life has been sold to the University of Tulsa and the Kaiser Family Foundation — and is now accessible to approved scholars. Though much remains to be cataloged, a 39-page document details some of the archive’s interesting contents. If we were able to see the archive for ourselves, here […]

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Bob Dylan to accept Nobel Prize in private ceremony

The Swedish Academy has announced that Bob Dylan will formally accept his Nobel Prize in Literature this weekend in a “small and intimate” ceremony in Stockholm. “No media will be present; only Bob Dylan and members of the Academy will attend, all according to Dylan’s wishes,” writes the Academy’s Sara Danius in a blog post […]

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Dancing to Dylan: Minnesota Dance Theatre to perform ‘Moonshine’

As part of its 2017 spring season, Minnesota Dance Theatre (MDT) will present Moonshine, a collection of pieces by British choreographer Christopher Bruce. The dances are set to early Bob Dylan tracks found on his Bootleg Series releases. Moonshine will be presented at the the Cowles Center from April 7-9. Though this is its Minneapolis premiere, Moonshine has received positive reviews for prior […]

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What do Bob Dylan’s Christmas lights mean?

Humans measure time in unique ways. Some trace time via presidential elections. Many publications run expansive year-in-review features. Emmy-award winning comedy writer Merrill Markoe uses Bob Dylan’s Christmas lights. Markoe has closely followed the spartan holiday decorating patterns of Dylan’s home in Malibu, Calif. since she first noticed Dylan’s decorations in 2008. Since 2014 her detailed explorations of […]

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