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The Spin I’m In: Opening Night

restaurant_sign.JPGI have a movie premier to attend this evening. It would be more glamorous if my hair didn’t have two inches of dark roots followed by a foot of bleach blonde. I haven’t been to the hairdresser in a while. I’m not sweating it, I’ll make it work.

The film is The Life of Reilly starring the one and only Charles Nelson Reilly and based on the one-man play about his life. I did some music for the film so I’m excited, even though I’ve seen it many times. It’s gotten really great reviews at film festivals and it’s finally going public. If you ever got a kick out of the late Mr. Reilly, you will love this film. His life story is fascinating. The film opens nationwide over the next few weeks. You can find out more here:

Wish us luck!

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Donita Sparks

Donita Sparks

Donita Sparks is a singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles, CA. Her first solo record, Transmiticate, has been released nationwide and a US tour is booked for Spring and Summer 2008. Donita is also the co-founder and front person of the rock band L7 who have released six studio albums.

Her original scores can be heard in the upcoming feature film The Life of Reilly starring Charles Nelson Reilly and in online projects for Activision and Microsoft. In 1991 Sparks and L7 formed Rock For Choice with the Feminist Majority Foundation staging numerous concerts benefiting pro-choice organizations.
Donita has been a contributing writer at Firedoglake since July 2006 with her music column The Spin I’m In.