WBEZ | Cynthia Plaster Caster http://www.wbez.org/tags/cynthia-plaster-caster Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en 'Recovering groupie' Cynthia Plaster Caster molds a rock-star weekend http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-12-16/recovering-groupie-cynthia-plaster-caster-molds-rock-star-weekend-94964 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-December/2011-12-16/Cynthia Plaster Caster.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A warning--some listeners may want to put their ear muffs on. <em>Eight Forty-Eight's</em> <em>Weekly Guide</em> 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.</p><p>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 <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> about her work in progress, a memoir of her groupie days.</p><p><strong>Cynthia's Picks:</strong></p><p><strong>FRIDAY</strong><br> <a href="http://www.heathermcadams.com/Country_Calendar.html" target="_blank">Chris and Heather's Country Calendar Show</a> at <a href="http://www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com" target="_blank">Fitzgerald’s</a><br> <br> Musician <a href="http://www.dimensiononerecords.com/index.php/roster/robertkramer" target="_blank">Robert Kramer</a> is playing at <a href="http://www.sabatinoschicago.com/" target="_blank">Sabatinos</a></p><p>The Fifth Annual Hideout Christmas Egyptian/Cosmic Panto at the <a href="http://www.hideoutchicago.com/" target="_blank">Hideout</a> (RUNS FRI / SAT / SUN)</p><p><strong>SATURDAY</strong><br> Cynthia Plaster Caster is going to go to The Bleeping Ravenswood Manor Film Society. It’s a private event&nbsp; put on by a friend&nbsp; 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.</p><p><strong>SUNDAY</strong><br> DJ Matt Fields will spinning X-mas music at The <a href="http://www.theburlingtonbar.com/" target="_blank">Burlington Bar</a> in Logan Square.</p><p>Supreme Soul DJ Bridget will be playing <a href="http://www.delilahschicago.com/" target="_blank">Deliah's</a> in Lincoln Park<br> At 6:00 p.m., <em><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtXnLtOHiTk" target="_blank">Santa Claus Conquers the Martians</a></em> featuring Pia Zadora, will be shown.<br> &nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 14:12:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-12-16/recovering-groupie-cynthia-plaster-caster-molds-rock-star-weekend-94964