Betty Jackson

17 Dec 18
The blog for white blues

Chronology 1957 Roys career starts around 1957, where he played in Dale Hawkins band and provided guitar work for Hawkins rockabilly and blues records on Checker (a subsidiary of Chess). He replaced James Burton who had previously worked for Hawkins but had left for a more promising career working for Ricky Nelson and others. 1969 […]

17 Dec 18
FlaglerLive

The first trial of Michael Bowling, accused of molesting a girl, begins today, Snowfest 2018 took place in central Park, the County Commission discusses the addition of drones to its arsenal.

16 Dec 18
Betty Thomas

The director restored archival combat film to pristine clarity for “They Shall Not Grow Old.” from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/16/movies/peter-jackson-war-movie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

16 Dec 18
Monsters and Critics

Let’s be real, not one trade, website or publication has 100% completely covered “peak TV,” (that insane upswell of smallscreen content post-Sopranos on HBO) that includes reality TV, docu-series, sitcoms, dramas, miniseries, limited series, live musicals, cartoons for adults, documentaries, dramedies, period pieces, procedurals, films made just for TV, prequels, sequels, Marvel or DC superhero […]

16 Dec 18
Tim Callahan

Dear St. John’s Family, As I sit in the office of St. John’s Episcopal Church for my last week here I am (and have been) flooded with emotion. This has also given me time to reflect on my time spent serving this parish and its youth. Looking back, I would be hard pressed to find […]

16 Dec 18
Toy Shopper Portal

[ad_1] Christmas time (i.e., any day after Halloween) is when your radio is filled with wholesome, spirit-lifting songs about family, faith, and a fat man in a red suit. But appearances can be deceiving. We often forget that Frosty the Snowman melts/dies at the end of his song. Or that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was […]

15 Dec 18
His Spirit Blogs

The Heart of Christmas “Let the little children come to me…” (Mark 10:14) I can’t help but think about the mothers, fathers and children huddled at the border of the United States. Also, I think of those who have lost their home due to a hurricane or fire and are living in tents. There may […]

15 Dec 18
The Floating Circle

President of the RWA Stewart Geddes talks to us the major new Albert Irvin retrospective and his friendship with ‘Bert’…

15 Dec 18
ANZ LitLovers LitBlog

As in previous years, these are the books I really liked and admired during 2018.  They are books that I read this year, not necessarily published this year.  The contenders are ANZ authors only.  If you read this blog regularly you know that I also read international authors and translations too, but for this list, well, there are plenty […]

15 Dec 18
Alex Scott Listens

Before We Start… This is a long-ass article. To make it more survivable I’ve given it a certain structure. As the albums are ranked higher, the longer the write-ups for them get. I encourage you to read this list however you want, whether it’s skimming, or skipping to the top 10, or devouring the whole […]

15 Dec 18
The Mercury News
SAN JOSE — Mercury News Wish Book readers are responding generously to the annual entreaty to help their neighbors in need whose stories are being told in our news sections and online this holiday season. Through Dec. 10, readers have sent in $136,000 so far to Wish Book, which is in its 36th year of inspiring community giving. All of the money raised goes to the programs and families identified by Bay Area nonprofits, with The Mercury News covering all administrative costs of the program. You still have the opportunity to help make life better for people whose stories have been told and to support the programs that aid them. The Wish Book articles will continue in our news sections through Dec. 31, but donations are accepted year-round. All of the stories and details about how to donate can be found online at wishbook.mercurynews.com. 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15 Dec 18
Hi-Fi Way: The Pop Chronicles

This week in The Singles Bar #38, Hi Fi Way: The Pop Chronicles features: Fresh off the back of announcing two special performances in Sydney and Melbourne this November, Finn Andrews (of The Veils) returns with his new single A Shot Through the Heart (Then Down in Flames) – the latest offering from forthcoming debut […]

14 Dec 18
StarMoon

                    Hot Movies to see this season  Forget the cold weather and check out  these  new films coming soon to a theater near you : Mary Poppins Returns The mysterious Mary Poppins returns to Depression-era London to visit Jane and her brother Michael, now a father […]

14 Dec 18
The Art Of Monteque

  The director’s newest film HIGH FLYING BIRD to sneak preview as part of the festival honor Festival. Also Announces Opening and Closing Night Films, Special Event Screenings and Short Film Lineup   The Slamdance Film Festival  announced that Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic, Magic Mike) will be presented with their 2019 Founders […]

13 Dec 18
Andy's Kino Ziet

The Band Wagon (1953) Rated: Passed Runtime: 112 min (Turner library print) (copyright length) Sound Mix: Mono Color: Color (Technicolor) Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1 Cast: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant Director: Vincente Minnelli Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green Producer: Arthur Freed Cinematographers: Harry Jackson, George Folsey Editors: Albert Akst, George White Production Designers: […]