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I have always liked the electric bass guitar. Since I was young, I could always hear the bass part in a song. For reasons unknown to me, the part just stood out. I didn’t know any better. I thought that’s what I was supposed to hear. So, I had been already playing drums for about five ...

Cher To Receive Kennedy Center Honor

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The phone call telling Cher she was a Kennedy Center honoree was certainly welcome — but she admits she wanted to get it earlier. The Grammy, Emmy and Oscar winner, whose ABBA-tribute album “Dancing Queen” was just released, acknowledged she’d long ...

Jimmy Kimmel To Open Comedy Club In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel will see a dream come true when he opens a comedy club next spring in Las Vegas where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to hone their talents. The late-night talk show host joined casino giant Caesars Entertainment in ...

Robert And Paola Plano Will Perform Oct. 12

The Jamestown Concert Association presents the first concert in its 2018-19 concert series of Dedicated to Great Music on Friday, Oct. 12, when pianists Roberto and Paola Plano perform in Jamestown at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St. Italian pianist Roberto Plano ...

‘Love, Gilda’ To Be Shown

The award-winning documentary “Love, Gilda,” shows Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. and the animated Disney-Pixar film “Incredibles 2” shows Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. and as a sensory-friendly screening Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Admission to each film is $5. In her own words, ...

Darren Criss Readies Festival Celebrities Musical Theater

NEW YORK (AP) — Darren Criss says adding “Emmy winner” to his name feels good since it “used to be Emmy loser.” Criss won best actor in a limited series for his acclaimed role in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” last month. He was previously nominated ...

I Know When Not To Try To Change A Tire Myself

I remember that the tire was on a wheel. Actually, the setup was an entire wheel assembly (tire, wheel with lug nuts, tie rod end, part of an axle, etc.) topped by a large, gray fender. On a nearby table were two lug wrenches. One was a crowbar blade at one end of a straight bar and a lug ...

Rose Ensemble To Perform

The Rose Ensemble, based out of St. Paul, Minnesota, will be performing a concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Tuesday, at 7 p.m. “Rose Ensemble is an early-music ensemble based in St. Paul,” said Falconer native, and ensemble member Alyssa Anderson. According to the ...

Considered Best Friends, Dogs Often Touch The Lives Of Many People

Hello, again! You know what? My favorite part of the week is when I have the privilege of writing for all of you. Of course, I do adore all of my corporate partners as well, but it’s wonderful to have the opportunity to share information and advice with our local, tight-knit community. ...

All Ears

If you hear the band play now, you may notice a difference. That’s because 10,000 Maniacs are playing better now due to some changes within the last five years. The band has invested a substantial amount of money in an in-ear monitoring system. “That really has made us a much better ...

Spire Theater To Hold Roof Fundraiser On Staurday

A benefit to help raise money to replace the roof of the Spire Theater in Jamestown will be held Saturday. “The cathedral roof is leaking everywhere,” Angelo Giuffre, owner said. “We are keeping are fingers crossed that it will be finished this weekend. During our Raise the Roof ...

GWAR Scheduled To Play In Buffalo Oct. 3

When founder and lead scumdog, Oderus Urungus, disappeared into another plane of existence, many thought the tribe of space and time travelers known as GWAR were going to fade into the annals of musical history. Fortunately for metalheads around the world, that has not been the case. New ...

If These Halls Could Talk

As a child, I was always excited for September knowing it was the beginning of a new school year and new adventures to take on, not quite sure of what the future had in store for me yet. Now that I am an adult, I forget how easy I had it back then. I currently report to an office instead of a ...

Shakespeare Fest Is Smoked Out

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The famed Oregon Shakespeare Festival that attracts tourists from around the world said Tuesday that it lost $2 million this summer because wildfire smoke forced it to cancel more than two dozen outdoor performances. The organization will have an indoor venue next ...

Tate Modern Makes Time For A 24-Hour Movie

LONDON (AP) — Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” is both the ultimate feature film and an artwork you can set your watch by. The Swiss-American artist has edited together thousands of movie clips containing clocks, watches or references to the time — one or more for every minute of the ...

On Maneuvers

By Ellen Cross editorial@post-journal.com EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is first in a series by members of the Jamestown High School Red Raider Marching Band. So much work is done behind the scenes — planning, preparing, and practicing — that most people only see the finished project — ...

Drums Have Always Caught My Attention

Everyone who knows me, knows that I am passionate about music. I like most genres of music, but my favorite would have to be rock. I like it because of how it sounds. Ironically, I grew up listening to country and western music before the “and western” was shortened to just country ...

Florence Shows How Storm Coverage Is Politicized

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.’s attack tweet this week showing CNN’s Anderson Cooper waist-deep in flood waters has driven home the point that politics — not just weather — was an important subtext of the media’s coverage of Hurricane Florence. “Stop lying to make ...

Judge Nixes Cosby Request To Step Down

Days before sentencing, Bill Cosby’s trial judge denied a defense motion to step down from the sex assault case because of what Cosby’s team called a long-ago grudge with a pretrial witness. Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill has seen the case through two trials, hard-fought ...

DeVos’ Hearing Inspires Play

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guns in schools to protect students from grizzly bears? Betsy DeVos endured yet another rocky Senate confirmation hearing to become education secretary — this time on a theater stage. During the performance at Arena Stage, about a dozen student actors from local high ...