Queued Up: Halloween Edition

THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR (2016)

The set up: In the third Purge movie, the fascistic ruling party the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) have lifted safety measures so that any government official may also be a potential target in the annual 12-hour cathartic Purge where lawlessness is legal. But …

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Rant’n’roll: Marchfourth, Gabrielle Louise, Francisco Pais & Pete Townshend’s Deep End

For its fourth CD, the musicians, dancers, acrobats and even the two guys on stilts from the most amazing live band in the land, MarchFourth, went from their Oregon home to Louisiana to record and self-release their Magic Number, funded by their fans on Kickstarter. New Orleans opened …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Tyler Glenn, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Diarrhea Planet, and more

Tyler Glenn/Mercury Lounge/October 4, 2016

In 2004, Tyler Glenn’s father suggested he play music the son of one of Glenn’s father’s friends. In 2005, the two musicians moved from California to Provo, Utah, where in 2007they founded a pop rock quartet, Neon Trees. The band succeeded with three hit albums. …

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Kam on Film: ‘Boo! A Madea Halloween,’ ‘New Life,’ and What’s New in Theaters

Boo! A Madea Halloween

Lionsgate Films

Rated PG-13 for drug use, suggestive content, profanity, ethnic slurs, scary images and mature themes

Tyler Perry Back In Drag For Another Madcap Adventure

No one has ever accused Tyler Perry of being short on ideas. After all, the prolific writer/director has been the …

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Reality Check: Scott Garrett Needs An Ass Kicking

I Volunteer

I normally do not write about local politics in this space, despite the fact that this publication is printed in New Jersey and is sold around the tri-state area. Ironically, the few times I have delved into the Garden State weeds it has been picked up nationally. My …

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Shoreworld: Rick Barry – Curses, Maledictions And Harsh Reiterations

Rick Barry has been at the forefront of the music scene ever since he released Small Town Politics back in 2005. He followed that debut with substantial efforts such as Declaration Of Codependence in 2007 and This Antediluvian World in 2009. He followed that up with 2013’s emotional Postdiluvian World

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New Dark Age: QXT’s, Stimulate, Salvation, and more

Night Life

QXT’s Newark

Saturday, Sept. 10, marked the 25th anniversary of QXT’s nightclub in Newark. Begun in 1991 on the site of a former Spanish Restaurant called Quixote’s—temporarily known as The Edge—QXT’s has assumed the position once held by the legendary Pipeline in serving as home base to the …

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Rant’n’roll: Lex Grey, Jazz Arias, Blues, More Blues, Eric St-Laurent And Who Is Allan Harris?

ALCD 4972

 

Heal My Soul (Pioneer Productions) by Lex Grey and the Urban Pioneers is the sixth CD from these Brooklyn underground darlings. An Etta James/Marianne Faithful/Janis Joplin combo, Lex is a ball-buster in concert. Her old-school blues and classic rock befits her stature as a larger-than-life provocateur. Here, …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Ace Frehley, Bill Popp & The Tapes, Metallica, and more

Ace Frehley/PlayStation Theater/September 23, 2016

Paul “Ace” Frehley was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, and as a youth was a member of the Ducky Boys street gang. Born to a musical family, Frehley started playing guitar at age 13 when he received an electric guitar as a …

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Kam on Film: Gavin O’Connor: ‘The Accountant’ Interview

Gavin O’Connor is a native New Yorker who began writing while studying at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, he returned to New York, where he began his career writing short films and plays. He made his scriptwriting debut with the award-winning short film The Bet which also marked Ted …

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