Friday, February 10, 2006

Friday: Gigs, Barbie & Ken

Events today in the West Dorset & South Somerset area
Crazy 88 @ Harry's Bar, Yeovil
Cellorhythmics in Concert @ Charlton Horethorne Village Hall
Helen Chadwick Singers @ Meeting House, Ilminster
Fairport Convention @ Octagon Theatre, Yeovil
Skindred, Instill, The Blackout & Adzuki @ Alpine Village Restaurant, Yeovil
Dave Green @ Hardy's, Bridport
Triple Rock @ Fleur de Lis, Stoke-s-Hamdon
The Trolls @ Poulett Arms, Lopen Head
A to Z @ Plume of Feathers, Sherborne
Fat Marrow Blues Band @ Three Horseshoes, Burton Bradstock
Martha's Vineyard @ Green Dragon, Combe St Nicholas
The Lost Boys @ Crown Inn, Bridport

Events today in the Taunton & Bridgwater area
Blazing Stump Folk Club @ Royal Oak, Lux.
Hoppy Horton @ The Ring Of bells, St. J. St.
Small Mercies @ Westgate Inn, Taunton
Martha's Vineyard @ Green Dragon, Combe St Nicholas
Emma J @ The Flying Horse, Taunton
Sweet Black Angels @ Pen & Quill, Taunton
Sweet Fern @ Beamm Bridge Hotel, Well.
Back Street Blues @ Cross Rifles, Bridgwater
The 2 Stooges @ Malt Shovel, Bridgwater
Three's Company Trio @ Ashbrittle Village Hall

Barbie 'Excited' As Ken Revamps Image (We saw this on Sky news web site)
Barbie had better pay attention - her companion Ken is sporting a new look. Ken has undergone a series of makeovers since his launch in March 1961 and for his 45th birthday, he is getting a more 'sculpted' face. The new 'beach fun' Ken is also more toned and highlighted, according to manufacturers Mattel.

Over the years, Ken has seen his tan go paler and his hair blonder.

Hollywood stylist Phillip Bloch is said to have used celebrities as inspiration for Ken's latest makeover.

He said: "Ken has revamped his life - mind, body and soul. (Which plastic doll has a bloody soul, what a load of claptrap!) "Everyone knows how difficult it is to change, especially when you've lived your life a certain way for more than four decades."

The Ken doll was named after the son of Mattel founders Ruth and Elliott Handler.
The new-look toy goes on sale in the UK on March 1 priced £4.99.

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Have a great day!

The Editor

1 comment:

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