Los Angeles Declares Morrissey Day on November 10th

Just heard this announced on KCRW. Found this reference...

Los Angeles Declares Morrissey Day on November 10th - BWW World
Music News Desk
Nov. 8, 2017

Excerpt:

The Los Angeles City Council declared Friday, November 10th "Morrissey Day" in Los Angeles, California. During today's council meeting, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced the resolution, which includes an official commemorative certificate presentation at the first of two sold-out Hollywood Bowl shows this Friday night. LA marks the fourth city on Morrissey's Fall US tour, which takes him and his band through Boston's Orpheum Theatre on December 7 as they perform new material from forthcoming album 'Low in High School' (out November 17 on Etienne Records/BMG) as well as fan favorites and covers. Full dates below.

The "Morrissey Day" declaration is yet another chapter in the Mancunian's long love affair with the City of Los Angeles. Earlier this year, an unknown party changed the Hollywood Bowl exit sign over the 101 Freeway to read "Morrissey." Morrissey plans to host a pop-up shop at 8250 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90048 to celebrate 'Low in High School' on November 17-19.

For the first time ever, The Hollywood Bowl will change its menus to all vegetarian when Morrissey performs at his two-sold out shows this weekend.

"Morrissey Day honors the man who put the 'M' in Moz Angeles, an icon whose music continues to touch and uplift countless people across the globe," said Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. "Morrissey uses his voice to raise awareness for many social issues while 'in his own strange way,' always staying true to his fans."

"Los Angeles embraces individuality, compassion, and creativity, and Morrissey expresses those values in a way that moves Angelenos of all ages," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "Morrissey Day celebrates an artist whose music has captivated and inspired generations of people who may not always fit in - because they were born to stand out."


Sarcasmos also posted the link:

Los Angeles declares Friday, November 10th as Morrissey Day - Consequence of Sound

UPDATE Nov. 11:
Morrissey receives "Morrissey Day" certificate in ceremony at Hollywood Bowl (Nov. 10, 2017)

UPDATE Nov. 10:


Today Is “Morrissey Day” In Los Angeles - Stereogum
Excerpt:

Coucilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced the measure earlier this week, which will include an official commemorative certificate presentation at tonight’s Hollywood Bowl show.

L.A. declares Friday 'Morrissey Day' timed to singer's Hollywood Bowl shows - Los Angeles Times
Friday, November 10 is Morrissey Day in Los Angeles until further notice - The A.V. Club

Link posted by Shyness 1s nice:


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Anonymous

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I've come to wish you all an unhappy Morrissey day because he's evil and he lies and if he should die I may feel slightly sad but I won't cry.
 

Shyness 1s nice

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What time does this concert time start? Obviously weather permitting of course...
 
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think the berets are a nod to the Black Panther Party.

Jesus, how can the berets be a nod to the Black Panthers when the policemen in Venezuela wear barets and the band had the song Who Will f*** The Police? printed on their shirts? And reviewers already mentioned that the song is about Venezuela.
 

Ketamine Sun

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Jesus, how can the berets be a nod to the Black Panthers when the policemen in Venezuela wear barets and the band had the song Who Will f*** The Police? printed on their shirts? And reviewers already mentioned that the song is about Venezuela.

it's 'berets' and "Who Will Protect Us from the Police?"actually, and i haven't read any of the recent reviews.

Get a grip. :cool:
 

g23

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Jesus, how can the berets be a nod to the Black Panthers when the policemen in Venezuela wear barets and the band had the song Who Will f*** The Police? printed on their shirts? And reviewers already mentioned that the song is about Venezuela.
The return of the Black Panthers... The lack of police uniforms...
 
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