A few recommendations for viewing the Riverside Ensemble's latest "theatrical poem," "In Between." 1) Forget the character names listed in the program - they won't help greatly. Indeed, Joe Pesce's protagonist - or at least the focus of the flurry of stage activity about to erupt before you - is called "Nameless One."
Flannel pajamas or Levis, rhinestone cowboy or subject of Hawaiian fever, regardless of your style before popping in this CD, the Latin locals of Guajira, pronounced Wah-hee-dah, will first seduce, then later lay to rest all your inhibitions.
The music business is a gritty and commercial place to work. That would be the somewhat skewed message perceived from Jon Baird's "Songs From Nowhere Near the Heart," a novel that takes a satirical look at two bands touring together.
So, Jay finally scored a chick. It took Jason Mewes’ stoner character long enough to get some action. How long? Try four movies. It looks like, however, that the fifth movie’s a charm. In fact, everything about Kevin Smith’s fifth movie, “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,” is charming — although often in an immature, psychotic way.
The International Library of Poetry is accepting submissions for their International Open Poetry Contest. To enter, send one original poem, 20 lines or less on any subject and in any style to The International Library of Poetry, Suite 19912, 1 Poetry Plaza, Owing Mills, Md., 21117. Each entry must be accompanied by the poet’s name and address, which should appear at the top of the page. Submissions must be postmarked or sent via e-mail by Oct 31. For more information, go to www.poetry.com.
“The first rock band I fell in love with was U2,” lead vocalist Jimmy Gnecco of the summer bloom group, Ours, confesses in his press release. With a fan base crying out for more in New York, the band’s debut album, Distorted Lullabies has found its way into my hands as the summer draws to a close.
It seems as if no matter where rock fans tune into for music these days, they can’t seem to escape from the recurring rap-rock beats of Limp Bizkit, Korn and even new artists, Linkin Park. Fortunately, the pure rock sound of the bands we’ve loved since the mid ‘90s is making a comeback — and sounds like it’s here to stay. Boy Hits Car may potentially be one of them.