(from syracusenewtimes.com)

Universal wants their monsters to match

The folks at Universal know they have a lot of cha-ching in their monster movie closet. So they’re making a move they hope will make the most of it. Put on the job are the folks who’ve already tuned some cash register music with “Transformers” and “Fast and Furious.” First up with by “The Mummy,”…

Some of these are the lights of campus. One is an almost full moon.

A good time on the rolling hills

My posts Saturday and Sunday about the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest concentrated on the music. Big time, big fun for the 32nd edition of the free-admission event. For my weekly community blog for Syracuse public media site waer.org, I commented about how the return this summer to the rolling hills of Onondaga Community College brought…

B.B. King waves to the five-figure crowd Saturday night at the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest.

A King can still count on his court, B.B. shows

When they gingerly walked B.B. King out on the stage to join his big orchestra who’d been entertaining the five-figure crowd for the closing set Saturday night at the 32nd M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest for a good while, everybody stood and applauded as the American music legend took a seat. The 88-year-old King worked hard…