World famous musician honored by community concert

JACKSON, Tenn.– A world-renowned musician was celebrated in Jackson this weekend. Friday morning, Gil Scott-Heron was celebrated with a mural reveal and then with a special concert event on Saturday evening in Jackson. James E. Cherry, President of the Griot Collective of West TN, shares the importance of having...
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Webster resident reflects on cemeteries in her new book

I’m a sucker for cemeteries. They’re so peaceful. I love to just wander through them, enjoy the solitude, look at the epitaphs, and think about the lives they’re trying to sum up in just a few words. So when I heard about a recent book about cemeteries...
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Lesbians in a palazzo light up the Venice Music Biennale

NOTWEHR – Scuola Grande di San Rocco – Venice Music Biennale. A lesbian affair in a prison cell in the middle of a Venetian Palazzo – only Annelies van Parys and her librettist Gaea Schoeters could pull this off. ‘Notwehr’ tells an unlikely love story between two...
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Santa Clarita International Film Festival Set To Come Back In December

The second annual Santa Clarita International Film Festival (SCIFF) is set to bring art to life in the Santa Clarita Valley in December. Premiering for the first time last year, the SCIFF brought 1300 attendees, 175 films, 30 musical and comedic performances, and gallery and visual shows. “That was absolutely...

Highly Suspect Falls Flat With ‘The Midnight Demon Club’

The band’s familiar gritty sound perishes with the release of their fourth studio album. Terrible Johnny, lead singer of alternative rock band Highly Suspect, wants you to know he’s a transformed man following his first three albums. “It’s making you so mad ‘cause I can’t be defeated,” he sings on the new track “Ice Cold.” “I’m getting what’s mine and I’m having the time of my life, believe it.”

Garden club announces youth contest winners

BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Garden Club for many years has encouraged children and young adults to be good stewards of the environment by offering projects and contests that introduce them to the love of gardening. The Smokey Bear Poster Contest continues to be a favorite activity for...