Tove Styrke – Bringing It Hard
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Tove Styrke – Bringing It Hard

Tove Styrke Bringing It Hard by Ariella Lafayette Tove Styrke, Sweden’s next big thing, released her album titled Hard on June 3. The album epitomizes beautiful vocals, musical versatility, and thoughtful production. Each song not only represents different subgenres of pop music that will surely appeal to different musical preferences, but each song also represents … Continue reading

Clarissa Riddles/Purcell – Transformed by Irish Sean Nos Singing, Musician Redefines Her Style For All Her Audiences
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Clarissa Riddles/Purcell – Transformed by Irish Sean Nos Singing, Musician Redefines Her Style For All Her Audiences

Clarissa Riddles/Purcell Transformed by Irish Sean Nos Singing, Musician Redefines Her Style For All Her Audiences by Brad Balfour Sometimes, a musician comes across the computer screen which produces a profile not just because of the music but the backstory, too. That was certainly the case for singer/songwriter Clarissa Riddles (née Purcell) who not only … Continue reading

Ciro Dapagio – From the Web To Cinemas, MobKing is a Name to Reckon With
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Ciro Dapagio – From the Web To Cinemas, MobKing is a Name to Reckon With

Ciro Dapagio From the Web To Cinemas, MobKing is a Name to Reckon With by Brad Balfour With a name like Mike White one might assume he’s a pretty bland character — one who might blend into the background. But like so many things that seem to be background-able, there’s much more to the story.  … Continue reading

Kyrie McAlpin – Catching Up With the New Star From Cheaper by the Dozen
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Kyrie McAlpin – Catching Up With the New Star From Cheaper by the Dozen

Kyrie McAlpin Catching Up With the New Star From Cheaper by the Dozen by Kayla Marra Kyrie McAlpin is a 10-year-old actress from Houston, Texas, who has been acting since the age of four. Her passion for performing was sparked when she participated in several short films, as well as print campaigns, inspiring her to … Continue reading

Brian O’Halloran Was Not Even Supposed to be Here Today
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Brian O’Halloran Was Not Even Supposed to be Here Today

Brian O’Halloran Was Not Even Supposed to be Here Today By Jay S. Jacobs “I’m not even supposed to be here today!” With that frustrated complaint, small New Jersey convenience store clerk Dante Hicks – and Brian O’Halloran, the actor who played him – tried to deal with the longest day of his life. It … Continue reading

Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Jessica Williams, William Nadylam and Victoria Yeates – Tripping the Light Fantastic Beasts
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Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Jessica Williams, William Nadylam and Victoria Yeates – Tripping the Light Fantastic Beasts

Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Jessica Williams, William Nadylam and Victoria Yeates Tripping the Light Fantastic Beasts By Jay S. Jacobs The Fantastic Beasts are back. The Secrets of Dumbledore is the third film in the second series of movies based on the wizarding world of author JK Rowling. These … Continue reading

Mark Wahlberg – Keeping the Faith with Father Stu
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Mark Wahlberg – Keeping the Faith with Father Stu

Mark Wahlberg Keeping the Faith with Father Stu by Jay S. Jacobs You often hear the term “labor of love” bandied about for films. Well, for Mark Wahlberg, the religious drama Father Stu was indeed one of those aforementioned labors. In fact, he was so taken by the story of the late boxer-turned-actor-turned priest Stuart … Continue reading

Chris Keaton – Nashville-based Song Promoter Transforms Careers as The Connector While He Lives and Breathes Music 
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Chris Keaton – Nashville-based Song Promoter Transforms Careers as The Connector While He Lives and Breathes Music 

Chris Keaton Nashville-based Song Promoter Transforms Careers as The Connector While He Lives and Breathes Music  by Brad Balfour With the Grammy Awards freshly in mind, the state of the music world in general is also worth considering. The show presented that recent Sunday was quite the entertaining event – especially if you like the very … Continue reading

Goran Stolevski and Anamaria Marinca Won’t Be Alone
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Goran Stolevski and Anamaria Marinca Won’t Be Alone

Goran Stolevski and Anamaria Marinca Won’t Be Alone By Jay S. Jacobs You Won’t Be Alone resides in the rarely trod territory between the arthouse and the haunted house. On the surface it is an exploration of a twisted relationship between an immortal witch, known in an 18th century Macedonian village as Old Maid Maria … Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill, Tyler Perry, Scott Mescudi, Meryl Streep and Adam McKay Discuss Don’t Look Up
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill, Tyler Perry, Scott Mescudi, Meryl Streep and Adam McKay Discuss Don’t Look Up

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill, Tyler Perry, Scott Mescudi, Meryl Streep and Adam McKay At The Don’t Look Up Press Conference, Its A-List Actors Discuss The Comedy of A Planet-Killing Event by Brad Balfour Known for his raft of successful left-leaning satires such as Vice and The Big Short, Director Adam McKay once again tries … Continue reading