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The Kid returns a man, and he's ready to be a rock for his community

Mark Bialczak | 2 years ago

Josh Burke was 17 years old the last time I sat with him in a conference room, talking rock music and life.

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Denzel Washington comes up large in 'Fences,' and Viola Davis is more than his match

Mark Bialczak | 2 years ago

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis find the uneasy peace in 'Fences.' (From IMDb.com)

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We all won because these 'Hidden Figures' reached for the stars

Mark Bialczak | 2 years ago

African American women mathematicians played a critical role in the early success of NASA. (Photo from IMDb.com)

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Gosling, Stone sing and dance their way into a faraway 'La La Land'

Mark Bialczak | 2 years ago

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling spin for each other's affection in 'La La Land.' (Photo from IMDb.com)

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Volunteers boost Big Book Sale Down Under year round

Mark Bialczak | 3 years ago

Patrons roll up in the underground parking garage and drop their once-cherished books into the big blue bins.They walk up to staffers behind the customer service desk and hand over...

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Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' lets us love his characters but not his whole story

Mark Bialczak | 3 years ago

Woody Allen did a lot right in his direction of Cafe Society, the Hollywood legend’s period piece about a New York City kid coming of age in the 1930s.

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Our Communication Guy's 10 worst movies from 2016

Mark Bialczak | 3 years ago

There were some stinkers on my list this year.

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Our Communication Guy's favorite 10 movies from 2016

Mark Bialczak | 3 years ago

I sat and pondered with the list of first-run and Blu-Ray/DVDs I’d watched these past 12 months, thinking about the effect they’d had on me in the theater or on...

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Sophistafunk lays down a good 'Real Vibration'

Mark Bialczak | 3 years ago

I never saw a Sophistafunk set where people weren't up, out, flying about in the middle of a great time.The new album from Real Vibration the Syracuse funk and hip-hop...

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Edgar Pagan sounds sweet, with support from many cool friends

Mark Bialczak | 3 years ago

Edgar Pagan can make a few calls, send a couple of emails, punch out a text or three and put together a CD that stands up to anything out there...

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