A note from TED GOODING:
Evening @ the Barn returns
on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 7:30PM for
Gravehunting With Steve
Take a trip underground with cemetery historian Steve Goldstein as he uncovers the final resting places of Los Angeles’ most famous and influential residents.
Gravesites to be discussed include: Walt Disney, The Three Stooges, Marilyn Monroe, Bugsy Siegel, Stan Laurel, Sharon Tate, Frank Zappa and Dee Dee Ramone.
The program will include a screening of Steve’s short film, Gravehunting With Steve: A Journey Beneath Los Angeles, an audience Q&A and book signing of LA’s Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.’s R.I.P.:
Steve Goldstein has been a cemetery historian for over twenty years, frequently appearing in newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and other media as an expert on the subject, and is a frequent contributor to the online reference site, FindAGrave.com, as well as being a sought after tour guide and creator of the website BeneathLosAngeles.com, founded in 1998. His book is entitled “LA’s Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.’s R.I.P. ”
About the book:
LA’s Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.’s R.I.P.: Over ten years in the making, this elegant and informative guide to a dozen Los Angeles cemeteries unearths the 400 most interesting gravesites in Southern California. Over 270 amazing photos, informative text, and driving directions guide readers to the final resting places of L.A.’s most famous and influential residents. Included are Walt Disney to The Three Stooges, Marilyn Monroe to Bugsy Siegel, Stan Laurel to beloved actor John Ritter. Murder victims Sharon Tate and Lana Clarkson. It includes the graves of rock stars Johnny and Dee Dee Ramone, Beach Boy Carl Wilson and the unmarked graves of Frank Zappa and Roy Orbison. Scarecrow, the Tin Man and Toto too!
The text includes insightful biographies of each star and will reveal the secrets to where the bodies are buried that can’t be found in cemeteries! All who are passionate about early LA history will treasure this timeless book.
“EVENING @ THE BARN”
– Gravehunting with Steve-
will be presented in the
HOLLYWOOD HERITAGE MUSEUM in the
(Across from the Hollywood Bowl)
2100 N. Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90068
Wednesday October 13th, 2010
Admission: $5 MEMBERS, $10 NON-MEMBERS
Admission sold only at the door
Doors open 7 p.m., program starts 7:30 p.m.
Please arrive early to avoid disappointment, as seating is limited.