Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Angel Vivaldi, Gus G., The English Beat and more

Angel Vivaldi/The Studio at Webster Hall/August 31, 2016

Growing up in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Angel Vivaldi was inspired to teach himself guitar at age 15 after listening to Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain and Metallica’s Kirk Hammett. He played in bands from 1999 to 2000 before launching his own solo project …

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Kam On Film: ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ ‘Snowden,’ and What’s New in Theaters

The Magnificent Seven

Sony Pictures

Rated PG-13 for intense violence, smoking, profanity and suggestive material

Denzel Reunites With Fuqua In Worthy Overhaul Of Kurosawa Classic

Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in 1954, Seven Samurai was a groundbreaking film which had a profound influence on the evolution of cinema for …

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Long Island Happenings: September 2016

As summer tours wind down, August becomes a bit of an awkward/slow month for music. College-aged young bands are preparing to go back to school and older bands are wrapping up their summer tours. This August was a little slow for music on Long Island, so we’ll be highlighting two …

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Shoreworld: Double Negatives – Visions From A Stranger

Long Beach Island-based Double Negatives are a multi-genre band. The group says that genres and styles are simply what you take out of their music, whether it is the atmospheric psychedelia, the feel of the shaking garage door panels, or the inescapable urge to move to the music. Fueled by …

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Maria’s Local Radar: BINX

Mid-September, how did you get here already? This year has really been flying, but there are so many good shows that I am looking forward to this fall, it’s well worth it. Green Day at Starland Ballroom especially, that will be epic!

That being said, I also have been getting …

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Rant’N’Roll: David Stanley Responds To “Aquarian” Book Review

In a recent issue, this space reviewed My Brother Elvis: The Final Years From His Last Moments of Glory to his Tragic Demise (Impello Entertainment, hardcover) by David E. Stanley, whose mom married Presley’s dad and brought her three young boys from another marriage to Graceland. Stanley was there at …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Muddy Magnolias, Dori Freeman, Poundcake and more`

Muddy Magnolias/Mercury Lounge/August 23, 2016

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Jessy Wilson was working professionally in musical theater by the age of 10. While in her teens, Wilson sang backup for Alicia Keys, then worked four years with John Legend, and then will.i.am, Kanye West, Raphael Saadiq and Babyface before …

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Kam On Film: ‘Sully,’ ‘In Order Of Disappearance,’ and What’s New in Theaters

Sully

Warner Brothers Pictures

Rated PG-13 for peril and brief profanity

Hanks Plays Hero Pilot In Riveting Reenactment Of The Miracle On The Hudson

US Airways Flight 1549 had barely taken off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport on the afternoon of January 15, 2009, when it sighted Canada geese flying …

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Reality Check: The Gary Johnson Factor

Libertarian Candidate’s Mighty Wrench

Full disclosure: I voted for Gary Johnson, 2016 libertarian presidential candidate, in 2012, and I will likely do it again. This is not stirring news for those familiar with this space, as stated before, since 1980, my first year of voting at 18, I have only …

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Shoreworld: Keith Monacchio – The Dust-Up

In September 2008, Keith Monacchio, formally of the bands The Commons and The Semibeings, officially launched a standalone career.

The Long Evening, his first solo record, was released in 2010 to stellar reviews (especially here at The Aquarian) and the album ended up on several year-end “Best Of” …

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