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the st. regis bora bora resort

from couple’s retreat (2009) posted in movies by speedy_dee

The 2009 comedy Couple's Retreat filmed many scenes at the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort on the east side of the island. The over-the-water villas of the resort can be seen in the poster for the film.

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museum of the gulf coast

from janis joplin posted in music by speedy_dee

Located in Janis Joplin's hometown of Port Arthur, TX, the Museum of the Gulf Coast has a permanent display on the second floor dedicated to the iconic singer.

The exhibit features Joplin artwork, personal effects, photographs and memorabilia, and even a replica of Joplin's painted Porsche. There's high-tech touch screens to absorb Janis Joplin audio-video, and frequent screenings of the Joplin documentary, Southern Discomfort. You can also get your Janis swag on at the gift shop as well...

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ford’s theatre

from abraham lincoln posted in history by speedy_dee

The Ford's Theatre is where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865. The murder has yet to be solved...

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minneapolis auditorium

from jimi hendrix, the doors, the who posted in music by speedy_dee

The guitarist Django Reinhardt played the Mpls Auditorium on November 13, 1946 with Duke Ellington's orchestra. It was his only U.S. tour.

Check out this photo collage related to that show.

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fort campbell

from jimi hendrix posted in music by speedy_dee

Completed on November 15, 1941, Fort Campbell is located on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. It's the home of the the 101st Airborne Division and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.

Jimi Hendrix was stationed at Fort Campbell after he joined the Army to avoid going to jail for riding in stolen cars. He was recommended for discharge in May of 1962 after only a year of service for "behavior problems" and "requires excessive supervision," among other things.

At Fort Campbell, Hendrix met some other musicians that would be instrumental in his formation as an artist and who would serve as close friends for the rest of his short life.

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