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Mels: The True Story Of The World’s Most Famous Drive-In (Part 1)

Marking the 40th anniversary of the release of George Lucas's classic coming of age film, AMERICAN GRAFFITI, Deep Roots offers a history of MELS DRIVE-IN.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Magnificent Original

Conductor VLADIMIR JUROWSKI leads the State Academic Orchestra of Russia through a memorable performance of TCHAIKOVSKY's 1877 version of SWAN LAKE.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Love From Both Sides Now

One voice, one piano, some chestnuts from the Great American Songbook, one quiet, powerful original and an unerring aim for the heart: the Wailin' Jennys' HEATHER MASSE and the legendary DICK HYMAN make art on LOCK MY HEART.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Forevermore

His voice belongs to the ages now: Cleveland Duncan, lead tenor of The Penguins, died on November 6, shortly after casting his ballot in the Presidential election. Remembering the great lead singer who made 'Earth Angel' immortal.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Retrospectives of the Year (2016)

Something akin to Lifetime Achievement Awards: Paul McCartney's Pure McCartney and Rhonda Vincent & The Rage's All the Rage: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Live in Concert, Volume One
by David McGee
 

 
 

South Dakota PUC to Tribes: Drop Dead

Tribes rebuffed in attempt to air grievances in Keystone XL pipeline hearings; Lower Brule Sioux rejects Keystone XL, demands immediate removal of TransCanada from South Dakota.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Ride Lonesome (1959)

It's back to the old west for Deep Roots Theater, as we present the penultimate film in director Budd Boetticher's 'Ranown Cycle,' RIDE LONESOME, starring Randolph Scott and written by Burt Kennedy. With the 1959 cartoon, 'Pill...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Ruminating About Sandy

If you've ever lived through a catastrophe in which you lost everything (in my case, a house I lived in burned to the ground and I walked away with only my cat and the coat on my back-and the coat was stolen the next day!) you ...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Video Moment for the Ages

Capitalizing on the global acclaim for tTHE COMEBACK ALBUM, ERIC BRACE and PETER COOPER have released 'The Greatest Music Video Ever Made.' Sez they.
by David McGee
 

 
 

The Zito Doctrine

Moving forward from the blunt confessions of 'Gone to Texas,' MIKE ZITO, working with producer TOM HAMBRIDGE, lets 'er rip in glorious fashion on the incendiary MAKE BLUES NOT WAR, one of 2016's best.
by David McGee