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A New York State of Mind, California, Sacramento, Sacramento Valley Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, women’s barbershop chorus, www.kdmsevolvingworld.com

Entertainment

For movies opening February 5, 2016

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening February 5, 2016   BIG BUDGET FILMS Hail, Caesar! (PG-13 for sensuality, smoking, violence and mild epithets) Day-in-the-life dramedy, directed by the Coen Bros and set in the Fifties, revolving around a Hollywood fixer (Josh Brolin) who comes to the rescue of a matinee idol (George Clooney) kidnapped for … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

The Street God

  The Street God I Won without Telling by Christian Hayward The Street God Entertainment Paperback, $29.99 268 pages ISBN: 978-0-9964967-0-4 Book Review by Kam Williams “This is a story about a small boy who started out as an innocent child raised by his grandmother in one of Cleveland's worst neighborhoods (East 93rd). As you read the uncut, unedited comeback story, it will help you understand how easily environmental and life … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

More Than a Score

  ACRONYM TO FOLLOW by Peter Brav   Finally Our Day has come There’s a Day for everything For doughnuts, siblings, eight track tapes Grilled cheese, daughters and sons to work Encouragement, Alzheimer’s Coffee, math, chewing gum Blasphemy, yo-yos And now finally One for us Truly a Day to celebrate National Don’t Shoot An Unarmed Brother Doctor King Not Seeing Progress George Orwell Laughing It Is So About the … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

Real Estate Appraiser Numbers Keep Falling

    Real Estate Appraiser Numbers Keep Falling By Burt Carey When the housing bubble burst in 2008, lawmakers, bankers and mortgage company executives collectively pointed fingers at each other and at real estate appraisers. In response, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act of 2010, which limited direct contact between mortgage companies and appraisers, and put in place sweeping procedural … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

B. and Dan Discuss Their Brave Battle against Alzheimer’s

  B. Smith and Dan Gasby The “Before I Forget” Interview with Kam Williams B and Dan Discuss Their Brave Battle against Alzheimer's Barbara Elaine Smith is a true American success story. Born in rural western Pennsylvania, B. was one of the world's first supermodels. She went on to build a national brand in entertaining and lifestyle, writing three highly-acclaimed cookbooks, launching a nationally syndicated television show as well … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

Take a Closer Look at Electric Outboards

  Take a Closer Look at Electric Outboards by Ted Lund The next time you're in Austin, Texas and you see a traditional looking paddle-wheeler winding its way around scenic Lady Bird Lake, a gas-restricted reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas, you might want to take a closer look. Things might not always be what they seem. What looks like a 100-year-old vessel from a bygone era is actually a state-of-the-art, … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

It’s Super Bowl 50 Week, When All Kinds of Things Happen

  It’s Super Bowl 50 Week, When All Kinds of Things Happen By Burt Carey Before the kick-off of Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, tens of thousands of football fans, celebrities and celebrity wannabes will have partied and paraded through San Francisco’s Embarcadero District, feasted at Fisherman’s Wharf and marveled at 25,000 LED lights illuminating the Bay Bridge. While there’s plenty of wholesome family fun to be had at the NFL … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

Alphabet (Google) Overtakes Apple As World’s Most Valuable Company

  Alphabet (Google) Overtakes Apple As World’s Most Valuable Company By Burt Carey After-hours trading pushed Alphabet shares 6 percent higher than their close on Monday, elevating Google’s parent company past Apple to become the world’s most valuable corporation. Alphabet’s market cap reached $547.1 billion shortly after the opening bell Tuesday, surpassing Apple’s cap of $529.3 billion. Other stock market heavyweights include … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

  Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail By Burt Carey Golfers have bucket lists just like everyone else. Well, maybe the lists aren’t alike, but they are bucket lists nonetheless. For duffers, images of playing the old courses in Scotland, Ireland and the UK are almost redundancies among the purists at heart. Then there are the oldest courses in the States. South Carolina’s Savannah Golf Club, established in 1794, and Royal … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

Old World Craftsmanship Can Provide a ‘Green’ Future

  Old World Craftsmanship Can Provide a ‘Green’ Future by Amy Lignor   People often say that, “The greenest building is the one that isn’t built yet.” These same people believe that historic buildings, constructed way before LED lighting, geothermal heating and cooling and solar panels were even invented, are ‘architectural creations’ that are more harm than good. However, these closed minds are getting a new education from … [Read More its Good for You...]