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An Intimate Conversation With the Los Angeles Lakers’ Jeanie Buss

Periodically, The Electric Review presents a Retro Pick: a book that has been released at some point in the past but which still packs a relevant punch. This quarter, as the … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

15 Minutes With John Carter Cash

John Carter Cash (JCC) is the only son of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. In keeping with the family bloodlines, JCC is a country musician and record producer who … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize: The Two Sides of the Story

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Is Both Shocking and Deserved Because this year wasn’t weird enough, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature this morning. It wasn’t exactly a … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Value Mixed With Luxury Defines the Hilton Garden Inn

HILTON GARDEN INN FAIRFIELD. 2200 Gateway Court. Fairfield, CA. 94533. (707) 426-6900. Few think of Fairfield, California as a go-to destination. In the past, it’s been more of a place … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Up-Hill Climb of Getting Healthy

In 2000, I weighed upwards of 260 pounds. My total cholesterol was 265. My triglycerides hovered around 500. Glucose in the neighborhood of 110. In sum, the general consensus was … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Three Kings: Celebrating Latin America’s Greatest Voices

Original watercolor portraits by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2015. All Rights Reserved. Concept by John Aiello

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Elinor Frey Revisited

In 2013, The Electric Review featured Elinor Frey’s La Voce del Violoncello in this spotlight. As I noted in that piece, Frey’s mastery of the cello is as original as it … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

South Beach Cafe

SOUTH BEACH CAFE. 800 The Embarcadero, San Francisco. Open Daily. Out near Pac Bell Park on the Embarcadero, South Beach Cafe is one of the forgotten jewels in the crown of the … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Krayolas Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March On Washington

Interesting new rock and roll has been incredibly sparse this summer, but the San Antonio-based Krayolas latest release, “We the People,” bucks the trend: a bright and bouncy muscle-bound piece inspired by Dr. … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment
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