The band’s music started as “upbeat ska party pop” before transitioning into what it has become popular for on the East Coast: ‘60s retro rock ‘n’ roll with a slightly psychedelic twist, all layered over horn-infused Southern soul.
The summer TV season is technically already upon us, thanks to recent premieres of shows like the M. Night Shyamalan-directed mystery “Wayward Pines,” which has a serious “Twin Peaks” vibe, and the return of reality fare like “The Bachelorette” and “MasterChef.”
Country music continues to evolve as a genre from both outside influences and advances in musical technology.
Adriana Trigiani’s “Big Stone Gap” film, which is based on the Southwest Virginia town of the same name, will finally reach theater screens nationwide on Oct. 9.
Reviewed by Carolyn J. Kroehler. She lives in Blacksburg and is interested in how science is communicated to non-science audiences.From the very first lines of “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,” award-winning reporter Katherine Boo hooks her readers and involves them intimately with the lives of her characters: