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An original family band

The Annie Moses Band is six siblings and dad offering an eclectic musical mix By Neill Caldwell Reading the background on The Annie Moses Band might remind the reader of the Von Trapp family … musical parents encouraging their large

Book Review

‘When Dreams Took Flight: Memoirs of a Southport Fish Spotter’ By Donald Burris Sellers Review by Alan M. Beasley Get ready to for an escape you won’t be able to put down. This is a review about my great friend

Finding His True Voice

   American Folk Musician John Gorka Visits Southport STORY BY: KATHLEEN McGOWAN   In the early days, John Gorka studied Philosophy and History at Moravian College in eastern Pennsylvania. It was there, in Bethlehem, where he discovered Godfrey Daniels coffeehouse.

Tis the season for music

    Local concerts offer opportunities for getting into the Christmas spirit BY: NEILL CALDWELL   “Snowflakes in the air Carols everywhere Olden times and ancient rhymes Of love and dreams to share.” – “Christmas Time Is Here” from A

A Séance Leading to Haunting Fun!

                Be a witness to the shenanigans STORY AND PHOTO BY: JEFFREY STITES Brunswick Little Theatre is serving up a real treat this Halloween in its performance of the classic Noel Coward comedy

The Malpass Brothers

“These guys don’t just sound retro…they are retro” Have you stumbled upon The Malpass Brothers? They’re a pair of 20-something brothers from North Carolina named Taylor and Chris Malpass…and together they cook up some classic country music inspired by some

Live Music Right In Your Own Backyard

                  House Concerts Are Making A Comeback In A Big Way BY: ALAN BEASLEY PHOTO BY: KEN PERRIN   How often do you hear that your neighbor is having a party and

Southport Songwriter Festival

“It All Starts with the Song” Inaugural Southport Songwriter Festival starts June 19 Everyone I know loves songs and music to some degree and most have a favorite style. Some of us are totally into music either through listening all

Cruisin Down Memory Lane

When Susan Linton was contemplating what kind of concert she wanted to direct for the Sea Notes Choral Society this spring, she couldn’t help notice it was the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show.”

A Landmark with a Story to Tell

The Amuzu Theatre has been amusing audiences for generations! If you take a walk up North Howe Street, you’ll see the faded blue vertical Amuzu sign, circa early 1950’s, sticking off the side, once lit up by neon, now a

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