Darryl Holter

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Rolling Thunder Revue

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In his new documentary, Martin Scorsese revisits a famous Bob Dylan tour that included Joan Baez and Allen Ginsberg. Martin Scorsese’s belated film on Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” in 1975 is a cinematic gem. We see Dylan joined once again with stunningly beautiful Joan Baez, their duets recreating the[…]

Tony Glover, Master of the Blues Harmonica, Is Dead at 79

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Tony Glover was an incredible blues harpist and a major figure in the music scene in Minneapolis.  Mick Jagger and John Lennon learned to play blues harp from Tony and his “Blues Harp” book.  In the late ‘60s Tony took over the all-night “underground” shift at KDWB AM.  While Dave[…]

5th and Broadway

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5th and Broadway By Darryl Holter | December 2018 In the fall of 1997, while walking around the nascent Art District of LA, I met an artist named John Kilduff.  He did his painting in the open air, setting up his easel on sidewalks and alleys in Downtown Los Angeles[…]

Bob Dylan Mural

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Over the past few weeks, pedestrians gathered to watch Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra paint his five-story mural of Bob Dylan near 5th and Hennepin in downtown Minneapolis. Named ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’, it is 160 feet wide and five stories tall. Kobra and his team of five artists completed the massive[…]