INTERVIEW: Everclear’s Art Alexakis heads to Summerland again, prepares solo record

INTERVIEW: Everclear’s Art Alexakis heads to Summerland again, prepares solo record

Everclear, featuring founder Art Alexakis on lead vocals and guiar, is one of the most recognizable and influential bands from the 1990s. The rock ‘n’ roll outfit has been tearing up stages and More »

INTERVIEW: Capt. Greg Mayer hooks into some bluefin on ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’

INTERVIEW: Capt. Greg Mayer hooks into some bluefin on ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’

Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks, which airs new episodes Mondays at 9 p.m. on National Geographic, follows a group of captains who ply the waters off the coast of the Outer Banks in More »

INTERVIEW: Darrin Reay, who doesn’t own a TV, finds himself a reality TV star

INTERVIEW: Darrin Reay, who doesn’t own a TV, finds himself a reality TV star

Darrin Reay’s success on television is so ironic Alanis Morrisette could add a lyric to her popular 1990s tune. The 33-year-old resident of Moab, Utah, has not owned a television in more More »

JAPAN CUTS REVIEW: ‘Bitter Honey’ charts man’s unlikely relationship with a goldfish

JAPAN CUTS REVIEW: ‘Bitter Honey’ charts man’s unlikely relationship with a goldfish

Bitter Honey, directed by Gakuryu Ishii, is a strange allegorical romance depicting an older man named Ojisama (Ren Osugi) and his relationship with a goldfish named Akako (Fumi Nikaido). It’s an unconventional More »

INTERVIEW: Grahame Lesh on his journey into the Midnight North

INTERVIEW: Grahame Lesh on his journey into the Midnight North

It appears from the music they produce and the toe-tapping they induce, the band members in Midnight North have a lot of fun when they play together on stage. Elliott Peck, Grahame More »

REVIEW: ‘Don’t Blink — Robert Frank’ profiles influential photographer from Beat Generation

REVIEW: ‘Don’t Blink — Robert Frank’ profiles influential photographer from Beat Generation

Don’t Blink — Robert Frank is a thoughtful exposé on a man who has made many thoughtful exposés in his career. Frank is a unique photographer and videographer, someone who never plays More »

NYAFF REVIEW: ‘Keeper of Darkness’ attempts to revive exorcism subgenre

NYAFF REVIEW: ‘Keeper of Darkness’ attempts to revive exorcism subgenre

Keeper of Darkness, which recently played the New York Asian Film Festival, is a subpar film in the subgenre of exorcism horror movies. Directed by and starring Nick Cheung, the movie fails More »

INTERVIEW: Emergency room nurse competes on ‘American Tarzan’

INTERVIEW: Emergency room nurse competes on ‘American Tarzan’

As Tarzan swings his way to the movie box office this summer, Discovery Channel is offering a different take on the survivalist’s image. American Tarzan finds a group of strangers dropped on the More »

 

INTERVIEW: Everclear’s Art Alexakis heads to Summerland again, prepares solo record

Everclear, featuring Art Alexakis (center) — Photo courtesy of band

Everclear, currently on the Summerland tour, features Art Alexakis, lead vocalist and guitarist. Photo courtesy of the band.

Everclear, featuring founder Art Alexakis on lead vocals and guiar, is one of the most recognizable and influential bands from the 1990s. The rock ‘n’ roll outfit has been tearing up stages and blasting radios for more than two decades, and Alexakis continues to change it up, tackle new projects and bring the band into the 21st century.

Everclear are currently on their annual Summerland tour, a summertime celebration of 1990s alternative rock. This year’s lineup is similar to the original Summerland tour a few years ago. In addition to Everclear, the multi-city music fest features Sugar Ray, Lit and Sponge. Upcoming dates include stops in Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Wyoming and Montana, among other states.

INTERVIEW: Capt. Greg Mayer hooks into some bluefin on ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’

Captain Greg Mayer competes on Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks. Photo courtesy of National Geographic Channels.

Captain Greg Mayer competes on Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks. Photo courtesy of National Geographic Channels.

Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks, which airs new episodes Mondays at 9 p.m. on National Geographic, follows a group of captains who ply the waters off the coast of the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Their mission in the cold winter months is to find the biggest bluefin tuna in the ocean.

Captain Greg Mayer, head of the Fishin’ Frenzy boat, is a lifelong fisherman who competes against captains both from the southern waters of North Carolina and the northern waters of Massachusetts. Although Mayer loves his chosen profession and passion in life, the obstacles are numerous, and the elements can be harsh.