Category Archives: Notes in the News

On current and historic events, likely with a musical angle

TELL-TALE FRIDAY THREESOME

New York State International Film Festival Presents “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” September 25 – October 9 This Friday, my musical adaptation of the the Edgar Allan Poe classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will start screening on-line … Continue reading

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The Awards Speech That Would Have Been

And the PIIF Best Actor winner is … not me. But hey, my acceptance video is cute, so let’s play it anyway! As you might remember… who am I kidding, why would you remember, but I won a Best Actor … Continue reading

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TRIPLE SOFIE AWARD NOMINEE

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” receives three SOFIE Award nominations from The Short Film Awards At 37 minutes, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” falls within the 40 minute maximum length for short films as established by major film … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE & ME IN BRAZIL (Virtually)

Daily On-line Screenings of “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at Rio de Janeiro’s Rock Horror Film Festival Sept 17 – 27 Full schedule of daily screening times below I’ll take part in 6 (count ’em, six!) on-line film panels … Continue reading

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Tell-Tale at the Orlando International Film Festival

Another Chance to Watch “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” The Orlando International Film Festival is the second of four film festivals this month to make my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” available to the viewing public … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE NEXT POE MUSICABRE!

While accepting two Tell-Tale awards from Indiedance! So, no more being coy, enough with dropping hints or announcing I will be making an announcement, as I have now and then for many months, let’s just make it official: There will … Continue reading

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Diana Rigg and the 3rd Happy Song for Dark Times

I just learned that Diana Rigg passed. Rest in Peace, Diana Rigg. Diana Rigg was probably my first childhood celebrity crush. I likely first loved Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins the way tots love their nannies, but I had my … Continue reading

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So last night I received the JUDY GARLAND AWARD

I could say I’m over the moon… … actually, I’m over the rainbow Last night the Art is Alive Film Festival held its awards ceremony. Just like the festival, it was a virtual affair. Cindy Mich, festival founder, convened a … Continue reading

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INDIEDANCE AWARDS

“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” wins two awards from Indiedance Film Festival 2020 Yesterday I was informed via a recorded zoom call that Indiedance film Festival 2020 awarded “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” with a Gold Award for … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE TONIGHT!

SOMETHING THAT’S THRILLING SOMETHING THAT’S CHILLING SOMETHING TO STILL YOUR HEART A MUSICABRE TONIGHT! 8:15PM EST – ON-LINE SCREENING OF THE TELL-TALE HEART – A MUSICABRE FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH YOURS TRULY! HOSTED BY ART IS ALIVE FILM FESTIVAL … Continue reading

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Art is Alive Actor Workshop

Thursday, Sep 3 – 6pm – 7pm CDT (7pm – 8pm EST) Silverspot Cinema (Brookfield, WI) 320 Market Street, Brookfield, WI 53045 I will be taking part in an Actor Workshop with the actor Michael Gentile, moderated by Cindy Mich, … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER FESTIVALS

Four Festivals Feature ‘THE TELL-TALE HEART” this month Covid 19 has done a number on the film festival circuit, effecting many festivals that had been scheduled to screen “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” earlier this year. There have been … Continue reading

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MADISON BLACK LIVES MATTER MURALS

Black Lives Matter Art in State Street and Environs, Madison, WI

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48 FINAL DAYS OF OUTDOOR MEMORY ESCAPES

All Things Come to an End, if not this Pandemic (yet) I’ve continued posting the awkwardly named Daily Outdoor Memory Escapes far longer than I thought I would. Arguably the pandemic is worse in the whole of the USA than … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN REOPENED

After 5 months locked out, a return to the gardens Last March, on the weekend where Broadway was already shut down and schools were cancelling performances and assemblies, but the rest of the city was still open for a few … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUNNER UP

An Acting “Silver Medal” I’m happy to report that I won Runner Up Best Actor of Year 2020 from Flicks Film Festival for my performance in “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“. I’ve already posted about the Flicks Film Festival … Continue reading

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