Jack’s Mannequin means a lot of different things to its fans. For some, Jack’s Mannequin means simply good piano music. For others, it’s love. And for more, it’s hope. For me, it means a bit of all those things and still more. With all those feelings tied up in Jack’s Mannequin, it’s no wonder the 10 Years in Transit tour sold out almost instantly, and luckily I managed to snag a ticket.
Archive for August, 2012
The trailer for Seven Psychopaths premiered today. The film is the story of a struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster’s beloved Shih Tzu. Seven Psychopaths starrs Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson , Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, Abbie Cornish and Olga Kurylenko and will hit theaters on October 12. […]
I have always been a fan of horror films, supernatural thrillers and yes even the recent found footage style films. Additionally, Exorcism and possession films have always been a favorite of mine however the majority of films with a possession theme seem to have an all too familiar story line. The Possession isn’t any different. Even the disclaimer about it being based on […]
What’s life like for Doctor Who married companions Amy and Rory Pond when they’re not on the TARDIS? A new web series shows Who fans what the Ponds have been up to this summer when not journeying with the Doctor.
At long last, Whosday is upon us. Doctor Who fans finally have a new episode and season to enjoy starting this Saturday, September 1. If you’re like us, you’re probably planning a screening party for with your close Who companions to celebrate. To make the party extra out of this world, we’ve got your guide to dishing up some special Doctor Who treats.
Pop rock band The All-American Rejects treated Kansas City to a special treat: a free show in the Power Light District.
The Rocketboys may be an indie band, but on their second full-length album, Build Anyway, they hardly sound like one. Atmosphere is everything in the Austin, Texas, band’s sound, and Build Anyway delivers plenty of that – there are big-time anthemic choruses, vocal harmonies all over the place, and it all comes through loud and […]
There’s something inherently interesting about the Prohibition era in the US. Overnight the government outlawed the sale of something that had been legal since the founding of the country and it instantly turned entrepreneurs into outlaws — in some cases, millionaire outlaws.
“Lawless” tells the “true” story of the Bondurant brothers: Jack, Forrest and Howard.
The Rufus Wainwright show at the Vic Theater in Chicago can probably be described as a religious experience. The lights are off and the this turn of the century building is sitting in an apprehensive silence. Out of the darkness a voice starts singing, “I’ve tried to do what I can, but the churches have run out of candles.” Church has begun and the choirs are singing.
LA-based Americana rockers Dawes are coming to Kansas City this weekend and its one of this weekend’s best bets. They’re joined by William Elliott Whitmore and one of Kansas City’s finest, Quiet Corral.