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  1. We Are Your Friends: The Stereogum ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Stereogum

    In 1963, American International Pictures released the first of the Beach Party movies, a series of films targeted toward teen audiences at a time when the concept of young adulthood was still half-rendered. Every one of them stars Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, and every one takes place on or near a sunny beach in Southern California or some other hip and idyllic location.

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  2. Multiple Sclerosis vs. California Stem Cell Agency: Disease-a-week Challenge #15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Daily Kos

    ... then the limbs would tremble suddenly, spasming, or freezing into paralysis. While making a movie sequel with Frankie Avalon, RETURN TO BIKINI BEACH, she appeared to be having trouble with her balance. Rumors spread that the problem might be ...

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  3. Arts & TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | River Front Times

    ... song written by Barry Gibb. However, all those sins are forgiven (or at least forgotten) when Teen Angel (Frankie Avalon) shows up to sing "Beauty School Dropout." Turner Classic Movies challenges you to give the iconic song a shot at a screening of ...

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  4. FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | River Front Times

    ... song written by Barry Gibb. However, all those sins are forgiven (or at least forgotten) when Teen Angel (Frankie Avalon) shows up to sing "Beauty School Dropout." Turner Classic Movies challenges you to give the iconic song a shot at a screening of ...

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  5. Finding Mudville: August 16, Elvis and the BabeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Berkeley Independent

    Looking at the headline above, you would think I'm writing about a long lost Elvis Presley movie nobody ever saw. Something like Beach Blanket Bingo, though that was a Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello movie, not Elvis, or the Babe.

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  6. Grease Sing-AlongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | River Front Times

    ... song written by Barry Gibb. However, all those sins are forgiven (or at least forgotten) when Teen Angel (Frankie Avalon) shows up to sing "Beauty School Dropout." Turner Classic Movies challenges you to give the iconic song a shot at a screening of ...

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  7. The Cartoon Lounge: Bob and Colin's "Beach Blanket Bingo" AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | New Yorker

    Pop quiz: What was "Beach Blanket Bingo"? Pop answer: a movie starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, from 1965. It's well worth watching for its extraordinary mix of insipidity and stupidity, which we channel in this sun-drenched episode of The Cartoon Lounge.

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  8. Texas Tiki Week tops the best food and drink events in Austin this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | CultureMap

    ... Bingo Who says that a food and drink roundup can't include a classic flick? Catch a screening of the 1965 Frankie Avalon film at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar while you sip on creations from a unique Texas Tiki Week drink menu. Thursday, ...

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  9. Texas Tiki Week to get the rum flowing at Austin bars next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    ... from Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, Rhum Clement and Plantation Rum. Thursday: Play "Beach Party Bingo" with Frankie Avalon and the gang at the Alamo Drafthouse's tiki edition of the theater's Cocktails and Cinema series . While you watch, you can sip ...

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  10. Philadelphia engendered many one-hit-wonders in addition to famed hometown starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Many well-known musical artists of the 1950s and 1960s were either born and raised in Philadelphia or began their careers there. The impressive list includes Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Dee Dee Sharp, Fabian, Danny & The Juniors and Eddie Fisher.

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  11. Steve Miller will keep on rockin' with sold-out Pacific Amphitheatre showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Wave

    Next: Miller performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Humphrey's Concerts By the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego ; and 9 p.m. July 31 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage Steve Miller is one of the lucky ones a musician who has sold millions of albums, has a catalog full of hit singles, and 50 years after he got his start playing blues in bars around Chicago, still has a thriving career. "When I was a kid, I never thought I would ever be able to make records and never really thought seriously about a musical career because a musical career was being Fabian or Frankie Avalon or something," Miller said in a teleconference interview.

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  12. Tradition is a family affair at Sykesville carnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... themed after the American International Pictures' "Beach Party" movie series from the 1960s, starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. The fun house featured images of dancing teens and an animatronic doll - as well as plenty of '60s rock and ...

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  13. Happy days are here againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Langley Times

    ... Courage. Following the dance in the parking lot, two movies will be played: Back To the Beach , featuring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, followed by Rebel Without a Cause , featuring James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo. A '60s style ...

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  14. Meat Loaf, Golden Boys Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Morning Call

    Meat Loaf, the theatrical rocker whose 1977 album "Bat Out of Hell" sold 14 million copies in the United States, will return to Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Meat Loaf will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 and The Golden Boys at 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Tickets, at $49.50-$79.50 for Meat Loaf and $45.50-$65.50 for The Golden Boys, will go on sale at 10 a.m. July 17 at www.

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  15. Theatre Review: 'The Bikinis' at the Depot TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    ... with fluff, especially when it's this well done. The play even manages to work in "Beach Blanket Bingo" and Frankie Avalon. The audience had a great time and so did I. On a scale of one to five, the Depot Theatre production of "The Bikinis" gets ...

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  16. Prime Stock tackles light comedy, serious fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... to the outdoor stage at Red Deer's Bower Ponds. In time-travelling to the mid-1960s of the Annette Funicello/Frankie Avalon beach-blanket movies, this production will be more about under-wired swimsuits and decal-festooned surfboards than ...

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  17. Back to the StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Pasadena Weekly

    Frankie Avalon will forever be known for two major showbiz landmarks: bopping around with Annette Funicello under the summer sun in a string of mindlessly entertaining 1960s-era beach-party films, and for his turn as Teen Angel in 1978's perennially popular musical "Grease." But he'll be making more memories for Pasadena's music fans this Saturday night when he performs at the Levitt Pavilion in Pasadena.

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  18. Surfa s up again in Disney Channela s a Teen Beach 2aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Grace Phipps wasn't born yet - not even close - when Frankie Avalon and Annettte Funicello were kicking up sand in the 1960s "Beach Party" movies. But the actress, born in Austin and raised in San Antonio, grew up loving this genre.

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  19. These Classic Cult Movies Were Filmed in L.A.'s BackyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Beach Blanket Bingo , arguably Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello's most popular beach movie, was filmed at locations around Malibu, including Leo Carrillo Beach. EXT. HOSPITAL - ANOTHER ANGLE - NIGHT - She quickly takes the keys out her purse, drops them, picks them up, flings open the trunk, rolls the corpse still covered in the sheet off the gurney into the back, slams the trunk shut, hops into the driver's seat, starts the engine and backs up just as Judy and Doralee come running outside looking for her.

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  20. Tradition is a family affair at Sykesville carnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... themed after the American International Pictures' "Beach Party" movie series from the 1960s, starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. The fun house featured images of dancing teens and an animatronic doll - as well as plenty of '60s rock and ...

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