CAN CAN TO OPEN CANNES

Moulin Rouge to open Cannes film festival, report Reuters: The film, directed by the Australian Baz Luhrmann and also starring Ewan McGregor, revolves around the bohemian nightlife of the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and his absinthe-drinking friends. Bono, Gavin Friday…

HALL OF FAME

What took them so long? Finally some footage from last night’s Hall of Fame ceremony. Bono briefly appears twice in the clip. (thanks to Acrobat for the tip off)

GREENPEACE ON EARTH

From U2.com: Greenpeace, Amnesty International and Drop the Debt, three campaigning organisations long supported by U2, will be travelling with the Elevation 2001 Tour. Check out the new U2 area on the Greenpeace website.

WE’RE A CORPORATION…

Chuck reports there are 24 different items for sale on this tour including t shirts, jackets, tour books, and other ‘great surprises’… [info via mailing list]

MIRRORBALL

Before a flood of new tour photos come our way, just thought we’d dig into the archives and reminisce. Bono from ’92… by B.P. Fallon.

WHAT YOU MOCK

‘Absolute Zero’, an online cartoon/comedy thingy by Getmusic.com enjoy takin’ the mickey outta famous musicians. Watch Bono mutilate himself with a cd and be labelled a pile of steaming pretentious crap by ‘Ozzie the talking parrot’ and and ‘Vita, the…

LET THEM ENTERTAIN YOU

Entertainment Weekly have posted two keen photos of Bono (circa 1998) as a part of their feature on the Tibetan Freedom Concert photo-book. See him showin’ love for his peeps and showin’ love for his guitar. The photos were taken…

A FLY ON THE WALL

If you like having all the surprise ruined for you (like I do), then you’re following YouTwo.net‘s reports from Miami Arena, filed by the anonymous “Mofoman.” The latest coup: the rehearsal setlist. In other Miami news, we now have The…

THIS ONE GOES TO ELEVEN

Spin ranks U2 at number 11 in its take on the most important artists in the field at the moment, and Bono reveals that alcohol is a cure for boring asshole syndrome. There’s also a few happy snaps to scroll…

RUNAWAY. SERIOUSLY.

The Corrs say they will open for U2 in Miami [via YouTwo.net] and the message boards at The Corrs Online are abuzz with speculation despite a caution that it may be one gig only. What does this mean for PJ…