Upcoming: Akiko Rsuru-Joe Magnarelli Quartet at The Other Side

by Sojourner Staff On Friday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m. The Other Side gallery and community space in South Utica presents the Akiko Tsuruga-Joe Magnarelli Quartet. The evening’s performers are as follows: Akiko Tsuruga, Hammond organ Joe Magnarelli, trumpet Mike Dubaniewicz, saxophone Mike Melito drums Tickets are $15, $8 for students To reserve call 315-735-4825 or email kodomenico@verizon.net or stop by at Cafe Domenico, 2011 … Continue reading Upcoming: Akiko Rsuru-Joe Magnarelli Quartet at The Other Side

Album Review: The Lovely by Kevin Alexander

by Mark Ziobro The Lovely is a nine song album by local Herkimer artist Kevin Alexander that’s track number has a special significance; at seven years, the album took almost as long to create as it’s song listing count. Alexander is no stranger to music, and has been playing in local venues such as the now defunct Blub! Blub! Hookah Hub, and the Tramontane Café … Continue reading Album Review: The Lovely by Kevin Alexander

Author Julie Shigekuni to Read at New Hartford Barnes and Noble

by Sojourner Staff  NEW HARTFORD – The Utica College Jackson Lunch Hour Series is promoting literature and books in the area. Author Julie Shigekuni reads from her newest fiction mystery novel, In Plain View at the New Hartford Barnes & Noble from 6-8pm. There will be cookies and coffee. Please stop by and enjoy this event! About the Author: Julie Shigekuni is the author of … Continue reading Author Julie Shigekuni to Read at New Hartford Barnes and Noble

Film Review: Live Love

by Mark Ziobro “Live Love,” an independent feature written and directed by Rob Levy is wistful, hopeful, and, at times, frustrating. It’s a love story, it’s a relationship story, and it’s a film about expectations and rediscovering yourself. And while I usually wait until the end to state such things, I really, really enjoyed this movie. The film stars Matthew Tarricone and Elena Rusconi, as … Continue reading Film Review: Live Love