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Madonna Releases Rebel Heart Tour Concert Film

Posted  September 17, 2017  by  pazzma5

NEW YORK – September 15, 2017 – MADONNA today released her long-awaited REBEL HEART TOUR concert film on a variety of formats. REBEL HEART TOUR was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Sydney Qudos Bank Arena (formerly known […]

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Van Wert Civic Theatre Review – Alice in Wonderland

Posted  July 29, 2017  by  P.S. Luhn

Alice in Wonderland, a tale by Lewis Carroll, seems to me, to a story put forth by someone who is under the influence of some sort of hallucinogen. The little girl is bored, she follows this white rabbit down a hole, where she falls into this realm of fantastic and nearly-unbelievable characters, most of who […]

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Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Leaves a Musical Legacy

Posted  July 21, 2017  by  Linda Gabriele

With heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Chester Charles Bennington. Bennington was an American singer and songwriter best known as the frontman for the rock band Linkin Park. He was also the lead singer for Dead by Sunrise and fronted Stone Temple Pilots from 2013 to 2015. Bennington first gained prominence as a vocalist following the release of Linkin Park’s […]

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Loud-N-Lima bringing three days of rock music, camping, and fun to Allen County Fairgrounds

Posted  July 21, 2017  by  pazzma5

LIMA – With more than 30 rock gods and video vixens from the past 25 years, Loud-N-Lima is the biggest lineup of 80’s Hair Metal and Hard Rock in the USA in 2017. The three-day weekend will feature rock-n-roll from big names like 3 Doors Down, Bret Michaels, Vince Neil, Steel Panther, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, […]

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Wizard of Lies Review

Posted  July 6, 2017  by  Chad Spar

In case you forgot, or were too young to be paying attention, Bernard “Bernie” Madoff is, according to a sourced summary at Wikipedia, “an American fraudster and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud in U.S. […]

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Encore Theatre – Plaza Suite Review

Posted  May 17, 2017  by  P.S. Luhn

Saw a very fun show last night at Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Inc., Encore Theatre. “Plaza Suite”, written by my favorite playwright of all time, Neil Simon, was the fare. I don’t remember the movie, derived from this show, kindly, though I did recall that the great Walter Matthau starred in it. I had seen […]

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Chicago Open Air 2017

Chicago Open Air has announced another amazing music lineup for their second annual three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival held July 14, 15 and 16 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chic...
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Making History Review

I got around to watching the pilot for this new highly-anticipated Fox half-hour time-travel comedy, and it’s a winner! The series follows three friends from two different centuries as they try to balance the thrill of ti...
by Chad Spar
 

 

 
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Walker Stalker Con – Chicago 2017

Because Sunday nights just aren’t enough, Walker Stalker Con gives Walking Dead fans the opportunity to meet their favorite characters in the flesh! On March 25th and 26th, fans can meet Carl, Negan, Hershel, Eugene ...
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Training Day Series Review

Editor’s Note:  The below review by our contributing reviewer, Chad Spar came across my desk a few days prior to the untimely death of actor, Bill Paxton. Clearly, in the series Training Day, Paxton gave audiences th...
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DevilDriver & Death Angel @ Oddbody’s





The Review 5 / 5 - Excellent
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Review: The OA on Netflix





Our Review 3 / 5 - Above Average
by Ryan Biederman