Opening Night Film BLACKFISH and Party at the Van Wezel tonight! UN Women Through Womens Eyes, Youth Screenwriters Circle Live, Movies Movies Movies!Read more ›
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BLACKFISH exposes SeaWorld practices and truth behind Trainer Deaths.Read more ›
According to the weird looks and Facebook comments I’ve been receiving, it’s not normal to fill your Spotify playlists with Yanni songs, nor devote evenings to his show. Forgive me for my ignorance. Or, as my friend Lauren would say, sorry not sorry. Forget street cred; I’m glad I didn’t know that Yanni wasn’t the coolest cat in the 20-25 year old age range. Last Tuesday, I met Richard Allenson, the tour manager for Yanni’s show, and took him up on his offer for tickets to Wednesday’s show at the Van [...]Read more ›
Sarasota Film Festival CLOSING NIGHT FILM AND FILMMAKER TRIBUTE AWARDS SPOTLIGHT: Exclusive Interview with UNDER AFRICAN SKIES Director Joe Berlinger!
In 1985, after hearing a cassette tape of an instrumental song called “Gumboots”, performed by the South African band Boyoyo Boys, the singer-songwriter Paul Simon set out to South Africa to record with local musicians who could help him emulate the sound with which he had fallen in love. The result of that collaboration was the 1986 album Graceland, which went on to not only become Simon’s most successful album, but also launched the “world music” genre of the 1980′s. But not everyone was happy; by recording in South Africa and touring with [...]Read more ›