'Recovering groupie' Cynthia Plaster Caster molds a rock-star weekend

December 16, 2011

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(Photo courtesy of Cynthia Plaster Caster)
Cynthia Plaster Caster is writing a memoir about decades of being a groupie and immortalizing the private parts of musicians.

A warning--some listeners may want to put their ear muffs on. Eight Forty-Eight's Weekly Guide s best known for making plaster castings of the “naughty bits” of male and female rock 'n rollers. Cynthia Plaster Caster has gotten up close and personal with the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Jello Biafra of the Dead Kennedys and Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

But her experiences in the music world roamed much further. Cynthia was in the process of putting together a memoir about her time as an infamous groupie. She shared more family-friendly weekend picks but first Cynthia Albritton, aka Cynthia Plaster Caster, told Eight Forty-Eight about her work in progress, a memoir of her groupie days.

Cynthia's Picks:

FRIDAY
Chris and Heather's Country Calendar Show at Fitzgerald’s

Musician Robert Kramer is playing at Sabatinos

The Fifth Annual Hideout Christmas Egyptian/Cosmic Panto at the Hideout (RUNS FRI / SAT / SUN)

SATURDAY
Cynthia Plaster Caster is going to go to The Bleeping Ravenswood Manor Film Society. It’s a private event  put on by a friend  of hers, John Connor. Connor is in the band Brick-a-Brack. A friend of Cynthia's works in Hollywood archiving old TV shows and has access to some really obscure stuff from '50s, '60s and '70s.

SUNDAY
DJ Matt Fields will spinning X-mas music at The Burlington Bar in Logan Square.

Supreme Soul DJ Bridget will be playing Deliah's in Lincoln Park
At 6:00 p.m., Santa Claus Conquers the Martians featuring Pia Zadora, will be shown.