PUBLISHED: 19:45 08 July 2019 Andrew Clarke Mick Jagger as the reclusive rocker in Performance Photo: Warner Bros Archant Rolling Stones front man, Mick Jagger, has quietly pursued a second career as an actor on the big screen. We discover that his film career has rather been more hit and miss than his fame would suggest. Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones in full performance mode in 1969 Photo: PAAs The Rolling Stones pouting, preening front man, Mick Jagger has always had a 'look at me' persona and so it is unsurprising that he has always maintained an interest in movie-making which has run in parallel with his singing career.His first encounter with the film world came when French auteur Jean-luc Goddard followed the Stones for his bizarre fly-on-wall look at the recording of Sympathy For Devil which was juxtaposed against a variety of montage sequences showing civil unrest and political protest.A more coherent, but no less disturbing look at life … [Read more...] about Mick Jagger, a man who danced with the devil on the big screen
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By Matt Levin, CALmatters | PUBLISHED: April 5, 2019 at 11:10 am | UPDATED: April 5, 2019 at 11:19 am Please subscribe to the Gimme Shelter podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Google Play, Spotify or Overcast. California lawmakers have pitched dozens of bold, high-profile solutions to California’s affordable housing shortage: billion dollar affordable-housing bonds, revamping the state’s signature environmental protection law, suing NIMBY-inclined cities into permitting more development. But for all the big-picture housing legislation that has actually become law over the past few years, the solution that’s proved most immediately effective at providing new housing has been rather small in size: Accessory Dwelling Units, colloquially known as in-law units or granny flats. Primarily as a result of new state laws that make it easier and cheaper to convert garages into living spaces or to build a backyard “casita,” these … [Read more...] about Are in-law units the secret solution to California’s housing shortage?