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There’s no way around it. I have to admit. I literally have become addicted to The Voice. Within a matter of days, I caught myself up to the current episode of Season 4. And now I can’t stop tuning in every week to see who’s making it past each of the live rounds. I’m someone who doesn’t really like to watch competitive reality shows (Real Housewives, all day errrrday!!). I never caught on to X-Factor, American …
Tampa Singer/Songwriter Stays Away from Cover SongsMay 17, 2013
If you ever meet Matt Hires, do not ask him what his music sounds like. The 27-year-old singer/songwriter says that he blanks every time when attempting to respond. “It seems like it would be an easy question to answer, but it’s hard to sum up in words when you make this music that means something to you and is really important and then you have to boil it down to some sort of genre or a couple of sentences.” To find out for yourself, listen to the songwriter’s new four-track EP Forever on iTunes here. Hailing from Tampa, Hires grew up surrounded by two drummers: his father and grandfather. Yet Hires … Read more
Malibu-hoo-hooMay 17, 2013
8:03pm: We open with “Ice Princess Heather” and her husband, Dr. Terry, quarreling in their bathroom. Apparently, Terry and Heather got into an argument on last week’s episode. So they are hashing it out in the bathroom whilst Dr. Terry clips his toenails. Double-tasking, I like it. 8:04: Heather is complaining that Dr. Terry doesn’t take her seriously and is “always making jokes.” Then Heather gives him a laundry list of things she does for their children. To which Dr. Terry replies, “Did you say tutor twice?” ANOTHER JOKE? Heather is not impressed and tells the Doctor: “You are a jerk.” 8:04: In Dr. Terry’s defense, Heather did say tutor twice. So … Read more
The Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire Brings Romance BackMay 3, 2013
If you have not seen the musical South Pacific, it is about a group of American sailors and Navy nurses stationed in the South Pacific during World War II. The whole play centers around the romantic blossoming of two couples. U.S. Navy nurse Nellie Forbush, an active, energetic optimist who falls for French plantation owner Emile De Becque. Couple number two:, Lt. Joe Cable falls in love with Liat, the young daughter of Bloody Mary, a local grass-skirt peddler. Conflicts ensue as the war against Japan escalates. The couples struggle to save their love in spite of prejudices and insecurities. The musical features some of my favorite songs, including “Some Enchanted … Read more