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The Dominoes! – IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

The Dominoes! – IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – April, 2017 The Dominoes group of the 1950’s was not the same group as Derek and the Dominos. They would come a little later in time.…

The Duke of Earl – IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

The Duke of Earl – IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

By Cindy Annis – Feb. 2017 Welcome back to our next installment! Eugene Drake Dixon is one, of only a handful of artists to chart in Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues,…

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Feb. 2017 From time to time, my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with any…

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE – Valley Patriot Announces Nominees for 2017 BASH Awards

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE – Valley Patriot Announces Nominees for 2017 BASH Awards

The Valley Patriot newspaper has announced the nominees for the 2017 Valley Patriot BASH Awards. Winners will be announced at The Valley Patriot BASH, held on March 24th, at the Firefighter’s…

Amazon Scores Again with ‘Sneaky Pete’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Amazon Scores Again  with ‘Sneaky Pete’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

  By: Bill Cushing – Feb. 2017 “The Truth Is Always Changing”. That’s the tag line for Amazon’s excellent new series ‘Sneaky Pete,’ and it couldn’t be more appropriate. In…

The Big Bopper – In he Groove with Cindy Annis

The Big Bopper – In he Groove with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – Feb. 2017 The Big Bopper was born on October 24, 1930 in Sabine Pass, Texas. His birth name was Jiles Perry Richardson Jr. Being the son…

Hollywood Actor, Jazz Singer Steve Blackwood to Perform at Salvatore’s in Lawrence March 3rd

Hollywood Actor, Jazz Singer Steve Blackwood to Perform at Salvatore’s in Lawrence March 3rd

Steve Blackwood is one of the most talented jazz singers in the country and is scheduled to perform at Salvatore’s in Lawrence on Friday, March 3rd. Blackwood has performed for…

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis – The Ronettes Part II

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis – The Ronettes Part II

THE RONETTES PART II By: Cindy Annis – Jan. 2017 “The Phil Spector Years.” OK? Let’s get right into 1963, when Estelle called Phil Spector. Estelle simply told him about…

My 10 Best TV Shows of 2016 – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

My 10 Best TV Shows of 2016 – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Jan. 2017 It’s that time of year again. That time when all TV people start thinking about the best shows that they watched over the past…

Shawn Hansen’s Comedy Corner with Pablo Francisco

Shawn Hansen’s Comedy Corner with Pablo Francisco

By: Shawn Hansen – Dec. 2016 In the midst of the holiday season, I interviewed comedian Pablo Francisco the day after Thanksgiving and ironically will be going to his show…

IN THE GROOVE with CINDY ANNIS ~ The Ronettes

IN THE GROOVE with CINDY ANNIS ~ The Ronettes

By: Cindy Annis – Dec. 2016 Back in the 1960’s, there were plenty of “Girl Groups,” singing about the boy they were going to marry or the boy next door.…

Timeless – TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Timeless – TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – December, 2016 An unlikely trio of heroes follow a criminal through time as they hop through significant events in world history, trying to change them. That’s…

Little Eva ~ IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

Little Eva ~ IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – Nov. 2016 You know, in the Rock & Roll lives of the stars, there are performers that started out as very young stars and didn’t stop…

Did “The Walking Dead” Go Too Far? ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Did “The Walking Dead”  Go Too Far? ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

The highly anticipated premiere of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ aired on October 23rd to near record ratings. Fans of the show will know that this episode promised to resolve last…

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis ~ Bobby Boris Pickett

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis ~ Bobby Boris Pickett

By: Cindy Annis – Oct. 2016 Often called the godfather of Halloween, Bobby Boris Pickett was born on February 11, 1938 in Somerville Massachusetts. His real name is Robert George…