Film review by Andrew Johnson for CaryCitizen.
Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright
Runtime: 93 minutes
Rating: PG-13, for some violence and language.
The Bottom Line: A refreshingly original sci-fi flick that adds time travel to a traditional detective premise with thrilling results. Read more
Cary, NC – North Carolina, and specifically the Piedmont, has a rich tradition in, well, traditional music.
Upon my arrival in the Piedmont some 17 years ago, I stumbled across The PineCone Blue Grass Show on 94.7 FM, which I listen to pretty religiously. Come by pretty much any Sunday before dinner and it’s coming from my garage, especially when I’m smoking ribs or fish in the driveway. Neighbors make fun, but the homeowner’s association hasn’t stopped by yet. Read more
Story and photos by Lindsey Chester
Cary, NC- At the recent Lazy Daze Grants ceremony the artwork was unveiled that will represent the Lazy Daze Festival this August. I had the opportunity that night to meet the artist, Grace Li Wang. She agreed to a future interview. Read more
Film Review by Andrew Johnson for CaryCitizen.com
Cary, NC – Let’s get one thing straight: I like the Oscars. And like many of you, I watched Sunday night’s proceedings and cheered for my favorites of the nominees. For anyone who loves the movies, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in awards season, even if at the end of the day it’s all a bunch of sound and fury signifying nothing. Read more
Story and photos of Hillsborough by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – I’ve been pondering what to write for Black History Month. Yesterday, on a trip to nearby Hillsborough, I discovered a small hole in the fabric of black history. It concerned Billy Strayhorn, composer and arranger for jazz great Duke Ellington. Read more
Cary, NC – This is the second installment in our series on radio jingles created by Cary Players for the production of “Yes, Virginia.”“Jingles,” of course, are short, catchy songs written specially for advertisers to promote their products or services.
This second clip is for Cary Plumbing. You can also find it on YouTube.
Cary Plumbing Jingle
Lyrics: Debra Grannan
Music: Debra Grannan & Craig Johnson
Singers: Jordan Blais, Mathew Harvey, Joanna Herath, Jeri McKee, Bonnie Roe, Megan Woronka
Cary Players production of “Yes, Virginia”
Director: Debra Grannan
Producer: Phil Lowden
Music Director: Craig Johnson
Costumes: LeGrand Smith
Producer/Director: Hal Goodtree
Cary, NC – The production of “Yes, Virginia,” a radio play by Cary Players set in the 1940’s, included several original radio jingles for local businesses. “Jingles,” of course, are short, catchy songs written specially for advertisers to promote their products or services. Read more