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Zac Brown Band and Will Moseley play to a full house at CMAC The Zac Brown Band performed CMAC on June 2. The opener, Will Moseley, was this year’s American Idol runner-up and did not hold back. With swagger, confidence, and joy Moseley played to a near sold-out crowd. At the end of his set, Moseley thanked the fans saying…
5.06.2024
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Mixing it up

It’s undeniable that music influences bar, nightclub, and restaurant operations. The volume, tempo, tone, lyrics, and specific artist each affect the guests and impact the experience. Humans are hardwired to respond physiologically and psychologically to music. A bar or nightclub operator’s sales can increase or decrease based on the BPM of the music. This raises …

Pay attention to Boy Jr.; photos by David Turner

Rochester recording artist Boy Jr. (aka Erica Lubman) is a singer-songwriter who doesn’t quite fit into one genre. Is she grunge pop, heavy pop, alternative? Maybe she is all of the above and more. One thing is for certain though, she is wildly and excitingly eclectic. Lubman released her second album, Pay Attention To Meeee, …

Going once, going twice, SOLD!

Hearing the words “auction house” might spark the image of a jam-packed room with a fast-talking auctioneer calling out bids from potential buyers who want one particular item that’s going, going, going . . . gone. While this nostalgic atmosphere is full of excitement, it’s not the most efficient commerce system in modern society. Cottone …

A dream they dreamed

One night seventeen-year-old Lonnie Frazier was offered a ride home from a party in rural Maryland by some guys from school she thought were friends. Instead of taking her home, they drove her out to a field and raped her. When she tried to tell others what happened, few believed her. “If you played sports …

Paranormal pub

On any given evening you can find a real mix of clientele at the Union Tavern.There are young people who have just recently moved to the Seabreeze neighborhood, older people who have lived in the area all their lives, and—if you believe it—maybe a few spirits of the past who have never left. Owners Kelly …

Built for the dead; designed for the living

In the spring of 2020, I was teetering on the edge of a complete breakdown. Who among us can say we were doing great at this time in the pandemic? I started hiking around Mount Hope Cemetery every day after work, at first to just get my body moving to quell difficult thoughts and feelings. …

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