Mandy Patinkin – Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center – Philadelphia, PA – October 30, 2019 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Mandy Patinkin – Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center – Philadelphia, PA – October 30, 2019 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Mandy Patinkin – Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center – Philadelphia, PA – October 30, 2019 Mandy Patinkin has been working for so many years mostly as an actor that you sometimes forget what a sublime singer he can be. After all, before he became an accomplished actor on TV and the big screen – … Continue reading

Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah”
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Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah”

  Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah” by Jay S. Jacobs There are certain songs that feel like they were born as classics: the world knew and loved them from their release date.  Immediate standards like “Something,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “My Girl” and “Imagine” were … Continue reading

The Manhattan Transfer – 35 Years and Still Swinging
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The Manhattan Transfer – 35 Years and Still Swinging

The Manhattan Transfer 35 Years and Still Swinging By Mark Mussari Where in the musical landscape hasn’t the Manhattan Transfer taken us?  From their inception in the mid-1970s as a cabaret act with doo-wop tendencies to their be-bop covers to their daring experiments in jazz and swing, Cheryl Bentyne, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul and founder … Continue reading

Jaci Velasquez – Amazing Grace
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Jaci Velasquez – Amazing Grace

JACI VELASQUEZ AMAZING GRACE by Abraham Kuranga Jaci Velasquez has been a bonafide superstar in Contemporary Christian Music for quite some time now.  She has accumulated numerous awards and accolades including a Dove Award, the CCM genre’s equivalent of the Grammy Award.  All the success in such a short time has not taken away from whom Jaci Velasquez truly … Continue reading

The Aviator (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Aviator (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE AVIATOR  (2004) Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, Adam Scott, Matt Ross, Kelli Garner, Frances Conroy, Brent Spiner, Stanley DeSantis, Edward Herrmann, Willem Dafoe, Kevin O’Rourke, Loudon Wainwright III, Martha Wainwright and Rufus Wainwright. Screenplay by John Logan. … Continue reading

Sixpence None the Richer – There She Goes
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Sixpence None the Richer – There She Goes

Sixpence None the Richer – There She Goes by Jay S. Jacobs Originally posted on June 14, 1999. Sixpence None the Richer are just one of a long, storied tradition in music– the overnight sensation that had been toiling away in obscurity on the sidelines for years.  Sixpence – which is made up of singer Leigh … Continue reading