Category: The Arts

The Revenant

To watch the New York Times video please click on the title.¬†   The Academy Awards season is here. The Revenant has been nominated, including the prestigious award for best picture. The […]

Coldplay

The above video is from Coldplay’s official YouTube channel. Coldplay have been chosen as the lead act for Super Bowl 50. So, who are they? Coldplay are a rock band that hails […]

Jim Beaver

  I met Jim Beaver a couple of years ago over dinner. I enjoyed his work on Supernatural and Justified. The subject came up about him looking after himself and someone asked […]

Simply Red

Simply Red are an English band who formed in the mid 1980’s but broke through in the very early ’90s. Simply Red played with different sounds combining a New Romantic feel with […]

Hayao Miyazaki

No other filmmaker compares to Hayao Miyazaki. Hayao Miyazaki was born in Tokyo in 1941 this was during the Second World War. To Katsuji Miyazaki the second of four sons. His childhood […]

Kurt Elling

  Kurt Elling Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling, hails from Chicago, Illinois. He began performing around Chicago during the mid ’90s using the style of scat and improvisation as a beginning in […]