Power Up: A Console Review

With the holiday season in full swing, console juggernauts Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft are putting in their best efforts to lure consumers toward their newest products, and leave their past-generation consoles in the dust.

Many gamers, young and old, and parents too have been reluctant to purchase a PlayStation 4

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Long-Lost Love, Country From Alaska, Holiday Jazz & Pete Seeger

Arthur Lee [1945-2006] is looked upon in retrospect as a true 1960s rock visionary. He’s a fascinating combination of Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, Lenny Kravitz and Bob Dylan. His band Love, especially on ‘67’s Forever Changes, proved to be not only one of that year’s best albums, but …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Airacuda

My local friends and family, I hope you are all having a wonderful and safe holiday season! I can’t believe how fast 2014 went, but 2015 is coming in strong with a vengeance. I already have tons of shows lined up to attend with national acts having local support, album …

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Kam On Film: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies’ and What’s New In Theaters

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Warner Brothers Pictures

Rated PG-13 for intense violence and frightening images

Tolkien Franchise Finale Features Bilbo and Pals in Epic Showdown

The Battle Of The Five Armies is the third and closing chapter in The Hobbit series based on the classic fantasy …

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Reality Check: Conveniently Invisible America

Or CIA—Our National Apathy Over Dirty Little Secrets

In April of 2009 this space said all it was going to say about the United States and torture during those wild and woolly years after 9/11 when, as warned by this space in the autumn of 2001; the “gloves would be …

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2014 Holiday Charity Guide

The music plays, the lights and decorations appear, and as people race to and from every mall and store, it’s blaringly obvious the holidays are in full swing. Every year around this time, we show our love and gratitude as we give and receive gifts from all the special people …

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

The Holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to start planning on what gifts to get those special people in our lives. With an ever-growing technological society, it’s getting harder to choose gifts that will appeal to everyone, and not just our tech-savvy friends. The items in this list, …

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Shoreworld: Rent Party – 5th Anniversary Collection – Good Music, Good Cause

Chris Dickson is a musical entrepreneur that is truly making a difference in his own way. For over five years, Dickson and his crew have been marching to their very own beat with the Rent Party presentations at the South Orange Elks Club. In a modern day world where I …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: November 8 – November 14

He Is Legend/The Studio At Webster Hall/November 8, 2014

Heavy metal band He Is Legend formed in 2000 by several graduating high school students in Wilmington, North Carolina. The band name was adapted from the title of Richard Matheson’s 1954 vampire novel, I Am Legend. Headlining at The Studio …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Sofia Nicole

Happy holidays to all of my local family! I wanted to start off this column by thanking each and every one of you, from fans to promoters, writers to bloggers, deejays to bookers, all for being a part of the Local Radar. Without the support of our communities, this …

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