Alice McCormick loved books. She was constantly reading at least two books at a time and as a journalist and avid writer, Alice always had several pens and pencils with her so she could quickly jot down ideas and inspiring words that she got from others as she went through her everyday life.
Earlier this month Metallica released a new album, â€œDeath Magnetic.â€ I had put off listening to their new effort because I used to love the band in my youth and didnâ€™t want to taint my memories of them with their new album, which I was pretty sure would not be able to live up to […]
By Megan Hurt Brian Regan, a successful stand-up comedian, first had a dream of becoming an accountant. Regan, who will perform Friday at 8 p.m. in the Singletary Center for the Arts, began studying economics at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio in the early 80s when he realized crunching numbers wasnâ€™t for him. â€œI went […]
By Margaret Barr Who did it? Thatâ€™s exactly the question the Fantastical Theatricals wants you to ask when it presents their murder mystery spoof, â€œThe Altos…Like the Sopranos Only Lower,â€ Thursday at Natashaâ€™s CafÃ©. The interactive murder mystery parody will begin at 8 p.m. Seating for the night starts at 6:30 p.m. The audience should […]
By Katherine George Bluegrass isnâ€™t just another synonym for Appalachian music â€” a difference the concert series â€œBluegrass in the Bluegrassâ€ aims to show. Coordinator of the event Ron Pen said he fell in love with the music of the South after he became â€œdisenchanted with the divide between the audience and the performers,â€ in […]
According to their public relations firm, Nasty Little Man, Radiohead is giving fans the opportunity to remix â€œReckoner,â€ a track from the bandâ€™s latest album, â€œIn Rainbows.â€ To make remixing easy, the separate stems, or components of the song, will be available to purchase on iTunes. The available stems are bass, lead vocal, backing vocals, […]
The Penguin Dueling Piano Bar is looking to hire experienced bartenders, waitresses and security personnel. All applicants must be at least 20 years old, and can fill out an application at the barâ€™s Web site, (www.penguinpianobar.com). The deadline for applications is Wednesday, Oct. 1. The bar is located at 517 W. Main St. in downtown […]
1. Stereolab, â€œChemical Chordsâ€ 2. Beck, â€œModern Guiltâ€ 3. Dreadful Yawns, â€œTake Shapeâ€ 4. RATATAT, â€œLP3â€ 5. Dr. Dog, â€œFateâ€ 6. Clinic, â€œFunfâ€ 7. Dressy Bessy, â€œHOLLERandSTOMPâ€ 8. Oxford Collapse, â€œBitsâ€ 9 Calexico, â€œCarried to Dustâ€ 10. Starfucker, â€œStarfuckerâ€
THURSDAY Karly Higgins and the Moutain Hillfolk Honkytonk, Quote 9 p.m., Alâ€™s Bar. Tickets cost $3. FRIDAY, Sept. 26 Ellee Ven 10 p.m., Alâ€™s Bar. Free. Beyond The Fall, Close ToHome, Bluf, Holcomb, Black Veil Brides 7 p.m., Mad Hatter, Covington. Tickets cost $10.
By Megan Hurt Most bands donâ€™t promote themselves with baseball caps. When musicians promote their bands they normally send out a press release and do a few shows at small bars. But Erik Huffman helped expand the fan base for his band FLOREZ by wearing a FLOREZ baseball cap on national television during his run […]