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29 06, 2020

We’re Just a Bunch of Guys From Jersey…

  By William McIlvaine    When live music became one of the first casualties of the coronavirus, it wasn’t just a loss for music fans; it was a loss for musical acts that depended on live performances for their livings – an act like Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, for example, who epitomized the [...]

5 06, 2020

I Am Not Your Negro – Film Guide

Here you can find additional resources to go with your viewing of Magnolia Pictures I Am Not Your Negro. Film Discussion Guide Discussion Guide Curriculum Guide

25 05, 2020

Once Were Brothers: A Portrait of The Band

  By William McIlvaine       The Band had one of most legendary careers in the history of rock & roll. One of the most joyous, fractious, and, ultimately, American stories in the business. It has been told numerous times, from numerous points of view. Once Were Brothers, the documentary history of The Band streaming now in the Rose [...]

16 01, 2020

The Hendrix Legacy

Jimi Hendrix is universally regarded as the greatest rock guitarist ever. Those of us old enough to remember can recall that there were good-natured debates at the time as to who was better, Hendrix or Clapton. But Clapton was a purer blues player than Hendrix, basically building on the blues guitar giants who inspired him, [...]