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  • becker 1.jpg Tasting Niagara

    It might not seem like soup can be used as a lure.
    But, pair that soup — a cream of asparagus with savory tarragon and garlic whipped cream — with a perfectly matched Vizcarra Vineyard Riesling and the combination just might be the gastronomical chemistry needed to draw more tourists into the Niagara region.

    June 27, 2011 1 Photo

  • rideshare.jpg iFilm

    The camera on the iPhone 4 can record HD video at 30 frames per second. Impressive for a phone. But is it enough for a feature film?

    April 11, 2011 1 Photo

  • Talkin’ about the Molson Canal Concert Series

    This time of year, one of the best-kept secrets in Lockport is the Molson Canal Concert Series lineup. I wondered why it was such a closely guarded secret, so I asked Dave Taylor, co-founder of the canal series, and the person responsible for booking the acts, why the bookers do not release the lineup sooner.

    March 31, 2011

  • Talking rock photography

    In the early 1980s, I met photographer Lynn Goldsmith at a concert in Woodstock. We chatted briefly about some photographs and album covers she had done and she struck me as a likeable and extremely confident woman.

    March 16, 2011

  • 110302 market art13.jpg The heart of local art

    “Can regular people come in here?”
    That was the question posed to Sally Bisher by a man who visited the Market Street Art Center not long ago. Bisher, assistant executive director at the center, wrote in an e-mail to the Union-Sun & Journal that the question “almost made me cry.”

    March 14, 2011 1 Photo

  • Shipping up to the Falls

    Boston’s Dropkick Murphys will open their tour in support of their new album, “Going Out in Style,” at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls on Wednesday.

    February 22, 2011

  • The Reverend’s non-stop tour

    Hailing from deep in the hills of a small town in Southern Indiana, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band combines traditional country and blues and sets it to a punk rock beat.

    January 25, 2011

  • ollie_2 FIX.jpg Revisiting Ollie

    It’s been nearly 20 years since the Kenan Center’s last retrospective of beloved longtime Lockport artist Olivia McConnell. Now, the Kenan is offering a chance to get reacquainted with the woman and her work.

    January 24, 2011 1 Photo

  • The Secret Sisters define their own style of country music

    The Secret Sisters are Laura and Lydia Rogers from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Their brand of old style country is unlike anything else in popular or country music today.

    January 3, 2011

  • Local scene: The Pillagers and No Sad Tomorrow

    November 22, 2010

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