Daytime in the nighttime

“The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular”Wednesday 8pm, CBS This is a tough one. After 35 years, Bob Barker is cashing in his Plinko chips and retiring from hosting the greatest game show ever, “The Price is Right.” Sad. Thankfully CBS recognizes this momentous occasion (or, from a cynic’s point of view, wants to squeeze […]

Capsule reviews of films playing in town

28 Weeks Later (R, 99 minutes) 2002’s apocalyptic zombie flick 28 Days Later was a shot in the arm to a stagnant horror film industry. Unfortunately, director Danny Boyle isn’t back for this follow-up. Substitute Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (Intacto) can’t quite replicate Boyle’s kinetic camerawork; but he does O.K., adding a few honest jump scares […]

Coaching the cats

High school graduation is right around the corner. And you can imagine that many students are going to be happy to be done with school, but I think there are some high school musicians who are going to miss their good thing: The Albemarle High School Jazz Band. I recently caught the AHS Jazz Band […]