Archives for August 2013

This Is the Day

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Spread the love            This Is the Day The March on Washington Photos by Leonard Freed Foreword by Julian Bond Essay by Michael Eric Dyson Afterword by Paul Farber J. Paul Getty Museum Publications Hardcover, $29.95 120 pages ISBN: 978-1-60606-121-3   Book Review by Kam Williams   “There have been many marches since, and several before, but no […]

Make Your Future a Success With No Fences Land Company

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Spread the love            by James Moore It’s a fact that outdoorsmen and women make up one of the biggest industries in this country. The hunter is always looking for that perfect habitat when the deer season begins; and the avid angler is looking for that sequestered area with the perfect lakes or streams where he/she […]

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun August 30, 2013

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Spread the love            OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening August 30, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Closed Circuit (R for profanity and brief violence) Legal thriller about a couple of ex-lover lawyers (Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall) whose lives are threatened when they […]

A Sibling Ending Would Rock at the U.S. Open

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Spread the love             by Amy Lignor The picture is intriguing to think about…the final match would be yet another that went down in history when it came to the Williams’ sisters. And the beginning of the U.S. Open did hold that rockin’ promise that a Williams’ ending could come true.   When you think about […]

The Lucky 7 at the U.S. Open

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Spread the love             by  Amy Lignor Okay…even though he is assumed by many to be a shark in them thar U.S. Open waters, Federer’s style is not exactly what most fans like to see. He’s not what you would call the most open guy, yet the fans are purchasing shirts that promote and support him […]

Oscar-Nominated, 1970 Documentary Chronicling Career of Dr. Martin Luther King Returns to Theaters

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Spread the love            King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis Film Review by Kam Williams   On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person. Four days later, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the recently-ordained minister of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church decided to […]

Conversation With… Gina Genis

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Spread the love            Thursday, September 5 7:00 p.m. Free admission, no reservations required .   The Conversation With… series brings artists and other creative minds to Laguna Art Museum to discuss their practice in a casual conversation with guests. The next participant in the series is Laguna Beach photographer Gina Genis, who will talk about her […]

The User Has the Power in Social Media

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Spread the love            By Jame Moore Social media has come a long way, and it’s nowhere near grown up yet. But when social media first began, the main goal was for individuals to simply enjoy. (Remember those America Online chat rooms dedicated to things like ‘Billy Joel lovers but before he was married?’) There were […]

Top Ten DVD List for August 27, 2013

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Spread the love            This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   The Great Gatsby http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DHHWYAW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Painting http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CXI8GJE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Kon-Tiki http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AZMFKNK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Children Make Terrible Pets http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00EQCGCU0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Pain & Gain http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BEIYLRK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Grey’s Anatomy: The Complete Ninth Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009RX7WTI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Peter Pan: Return to Never Land http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CTQWJPW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late […]

The Robinson Brothers: True Dedication to a Hawaiian Legacy

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Spread the love            by Carmen Schwartz It would most likely seem extravagant and shocking to hear that an individual owned an island; but in this day and age of ‘movie star’ money, owning an island seems as normal as owning a Jetta.   When it comes to private landowners in the United States, there is […]