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Connections

Kitsch
(Visual Arts)
Steven Spielberg
(Movies & TV)
Debbie Harry
(Music)
Alice Walker
(Literature)
Patti LaBelle
(Music)
Lily Tomlin
(Movies & TV)
 

See also

Allee Willis

Knowledge Identifier: +Allee_Willis

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Allee Willis

American, Grammy Award-winning songwriter, artist, set designer, multimedia artist, writer, collector and director add

Category: Music

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (80%), (20%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Kitsch, Steven Spielberg, Debbie Harry

Linked to: Mumford High School, AOL, Fox Entertainment Group, Heart

 

Timeline


 

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Allee Willis was born in 1947 add something


1960

Willis has collected Atomic 50's, Soul and Kitsch artifacts since the late 1960s and has one of the oldest and most documented collections in the world add something


1970

She recorded an album of the first ten songs she ever wrote, Childstar, on Epic Records and was discovered by Bonnie Raitt and Patti LaBelle when they started recording her songs in the late 1970s add something


1985

In 1985 she won a Grammy for Best Soundtrack for "Beverly Hills Cop" add something


1986

From 1986 to 1988 Willis had her own column in Details Magazine add something

 

From 1986-1990 she contributed to certain elements to "Pee-wee's Playhouse" add something


1987

From 1987 to 1991 Willis directed many music videos including ones for Debbie Harry, The Cars and Heart add something


1992

As early as 1992, Willis was one of the first pop artists to have a presence in cyberspace, developing willisville, a prototype for a visual collaborative social network and story-driven online world that linked to all traditional pop media and mobile devices add something


1997

In 1997, she addressed the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property regarding artist rights in cyberspace add something


1999

In 1999, Bubbles and Willis collaborated with Lily Tomlin to build lilytomlin.com, a non-linear exploration of Tomlin's Tony-winning show, "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe" add something


2005

She co-authored the Broadway musical version of "The Color Purple", based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Alice Walker and film by Steven Spielberg, which opened on Broadway at the Broadway Theater on December 1, 2005, and continues on national tour add something


 

Willis and Bubbles video, "It's a Woman Thang" was named an Official Honoree in the viral category of the 2008 Webby awards add something


2009

In September, 2009, Willis opened The Allee Willis Museum Of Kitsch,  a virtual museum and social network at ://www add something

 

Her Kitsch O' The Day blog, started in March 2009, features one item from the collection per day add something

 

In September 2009, Willis opened The Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch, a virtual museum and social network at AWMoK.com built around Willis' world-renowned collection as well as user submissions that Willis curates add something


2016

The D"/ Allee Willis Loves Detroit is a record-video-film project created, authored and directed by Willis to be released in 2016 add something


2017

On September 28, 2017 Willis premiered "The D", a passion project she wrote, recorded, and produced for her hometown of Detroit at the Detroit Institute of Arts add something


2018

In 2018, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame add something