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ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia music studio that fused blues, country and other sounds into Southern rock is being reborn. Capricorn Sound Studios in Macon helped propel the Allman Brothers Band and other groups to stardom in the 1970s. Capricorn’s historic Studio A is reopening this week, ...

Write Now: With Scholarly Writing, Different Style Guides Are Valuable Tools

Have you ever written about literature? At some point in your academic years, you probably have written about literature without really knowing that you wrote about literature. And you probably created a nice paper trail. At many universities and colleges, there are courses in English ...

Cavill Hasn’t Closed Door On Superman

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Henry Cavill is all-in on his Netflix fantasy series “The Witcher,” but he says the “door hasn’t closed”on a return as Superman in the DC cinematic universe. Cavill last played the superhero in 2017’s “Justice League” and it’s unclear whether ...

Simon And Singer Discuss ‘The Life You Can Save’

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon, world famous singer-songwriter, isn’t only inspired by fellow musicians. Simon is an admirer of the author-philosopher Peter Singer, the longtime Princeton University professor whose “The Life You Can Save” has been a guide for Simon and others looking for ...

Eliciting Emotions

Eric Lindquist started playing guitar when he was 15. He knew then music was his passion, his love, and he wanted to play in a band. “One of my immediate goals at that time was to see if I could get good enough to join a band that some of my friends had formed,” Lindquist recalled. ...

Write Now: What If Superman And Spider-Man Worked Together?

Being a journalist, at times, I wonder if Superman, Clark Kent, and Spider-Man, Peter Parker, could work at the same newspaper. I mean, what would it be like if two superheroes shared the same space? Would one know of the other and vice versa? Would they be sent out together to cover an ...

An Amazing Evening With Buddy And Kenny

I had an opportunity to photograph two legendary bluesmen and I would like to share a story about how I once met Buddy Guy and my travels across the ocean with Kenny Wayne Shepherd. OK, I didn’t travel with him in the physical sense, but I’ll get to that in a moment. It started when I ...

Holiday Pops Concert To Be Held

The Jamestown Concert Association will presents its Holiday Poinsettia Pops Concert with the Western New York Chamber Orchestra. The concert will take place on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center For The Arts. This annual performance led by conductor Glen Cortese, ushers in the ...

JCC Announces Cast For ‘La Cage’

The cast for Jamestown Community College’s production of “La Cage aux Folles” has been announced. The musical, directed by Todd Wagner, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 1 and Feb. 6-8 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 9. Cast members include Adam Owens as Albin, Jim Foley as ...

‘The Great Gatsby’ Auditions Will Be Held

The Lucille Ball Little Theater of Jamestown announces audition dates for the first show of its new season, ‘The Great Gatsby.’ Auditions dates are set for Monday and Tuesday, at 7 p.m. at LBLTJ. The show will open Jan. 31, 2020, and run weekends through Feb. 9. The show will be directed ...

Rosebud Baker To Perform At Tropicana Room

Rosebud Baker is a New York-based comedian, actress, and writer. In 2018, she was selected as New Face of Comedy at Montreal’s prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival 2018. The Village Voice named Baker as The Very Best of Just For Laughs New Faces Showcase stating “Baker’s ...

Sister Act

“You open the door to this portal called music. There are so many places that you can go.” For Mary Ramsey, music is a part of her soul. “It makes sense in a way that realities don’t. It’s a part of who I am,” she said. “I can’t imagine not (being attracted to ...

Write Now: Musicians And Writers Should Trust The Creative Process

You may have heard musicians say they sometimes don’t like the recording process because it makes a song or project final. I think an author can make the same argument but with words. For a musician, he may like a different version of a song that ended up on the release. Same for an ...

Lowest Of The Low Set To Perform

For Lowest of the Low singer, Ron Hawkins, the path of writing has come full circle and he can’t be any more pleased with it. The 54-year-old singer says the Big “P” politics and the small “P” politics come together for a more complete view of the social change, modern protest music. ...

Legacy Intact

“I still get chills before going out on stage.” The chills subside when Roger Earl begins playing. “I love my work,” the drummer and co-founder of Foghat admitted. Formed in 1971 when “Lonesome” Dave Peverett and Earl left the British blues-rock band, Savoy Brown, Foghat has ...

Drummer: There Is A Physical Side To Playing Instrument

Roger Earl began playing drums in his early teens. He hasn’t stopped. “There is a physical side to it. I stay in shape,” the co-founder of the band Foghat said. “I walk. I stretch. I exercise. I workout with light weights and (exercise) bands. Every day I practice one to two hours ...

‘Harvey’ To Be Staged At Little Theatre

Exploring serious themes in a comical way is what “Harvey” does The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Harvey,” written by Mary Chase, opens Friday at the Lucille Ball Little Theatre of Jamestown. Director Richard Walter describes the play as “more than just a comedy. It explores ...

Author Talks To Students At WACS

“How would a robot react to the wilderness and how would nature react to a robot?” That’s the question that Caldecott-honor author and illustrator, Peter Brown, asked himself in creating his book, The Wild Robot, he told students at Westfield Academy and Central School. Brown visited ...

Roaming Free

Donna The Buffalo keeps roaming. The grassroots band from Trumansburg, N.Y. has developed a large following and continues to draw new fans to the community, aptly named The Herd. But co-founder Tara Nevins would say it’s something about the grooves and accessible melodies of the band’s ...

Write Now: Guitar And Bass Are Easy To Begin, But Difficult To Master

Since the age of 15, I have been playing bass. I have heard this argument bandied about by musicians. You may have also heard it in the airwaves. The argument is simply that playing bass is essentially playing guitar with two less strings. You know my answer straight away. Playing a bass is ...