Enjoy some Sunday jazz from the library

A couple of Sundays ago, I got to take photos and videos at the concert by a combo show by two of Central New York’s finest at my library job. Ronnie Leigh on piano and voice and Marcus Curry on guitar earned standing ovations in the Liverpool Public Library’s Carman Community Room. I had to…

Don’t wait for Tom Hanks’ version to meet A Man Called Ove

The momentum built, from touching Swedish novel by Fredrik Backman to vastly entertaining movie directed and written by Hanes Holm starring Rolf Lassgard as the cantankerous title character who rules his tidy suburban housing complex with raised voice, eyebrow and, occasionally, fists clenched at his neighbors and the world at large. And now Hollywood word…

Lakeview Amphitheater still looks gorgeous to me

With the weather looking iffy as usual this summer of 2017, my dear wife Karen and I decided we’d go for the lawn-to-pavilion upgrade if the folks at Lakeview Pavilion offered it. I’d called in the morning the day of the Lady Antebellum concert, asking the box office if they’d have that table out with…

The glorious harmonies of Crystal Visions

Donna Colton said it might be fun if my dear wife Karen came out to The Ridge to see and hear Crystal Visions. Good idea that was, my humble friend with the awesome singing voice. Colton teams with fellow Central New York vocalists Maureen Henesey and Joanna Jewett, they’re backed by Kris Heels, John Kelsey,…