Coming up on the rock ’n’ roll front, one of my very favorite modern metal bands make their much-anticipated return to Kingston.
In truth, that wasn’t a photo of a black hole. Nor was it the first ironclad proof that they exist. And it didn’t finally prove that Einstein was right.
These mostly diurnal (daytime activity) raptors are easily seen while the trees are bare of leaves. I have consistently seen a variety of hawks, some easy to identify, others not so easy. Most are content to sit watching diligently down onto the surrounding area with great patience, waiting for that moment to pounce upon an unsuspecting creature for a meal.
Optimism rules at Ars Choralis. The chorus’s program last week, which I heard at Overlook Methodist Church on March 30, was entitled “The Poets Speak: Mending a Broken World.” The musical selections were interspersed with inspirational poetry, well read by Gilles Malkine, and included numerous brief works with positive themes.
Avi Salloway, the bandleader for Billy Wylder, stops by this week. The eclectic and brilliant band will be performing at BSP Kingston this Friday, March 29 as part of its Strike the Match record release tour. The 7:30 p.m. show also features W. M’Bollo and Daturo Road.
A look at the fossil record.
I hadn’t had the pleasure of interviewing acclaimed songwriter and inspiring musicians’ advocate Amanda Palmer in about 11 years, since back when I worked for the now-shuttered AMP magazine. Nowadays she is a regional resident, a mom, a best-selling author and the force behind one of the most debated TED talks ever.
The Methodist Church as a whole has voted against LGBTQ inclusion, but that doesn’t mean individual churches don’t have options.
Metal at The Chance, and Kingston’s Kilt Fest kicks off.
Our cloudiest month is November, but we are currently in the midst of a happy transformation.