fred burks

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ told through microphones and sound effects

Fred Burks is old enough to remember Lionel Barrymore and approaches his role in a similar fashion. Rick Schlussel wants no part of Jimmy Stewart. “It’s tough enough ...

‘Broad’ comedy: Dueling divas do their worst

Nine characters, five doors, one room. Those are the numbers. Oh wait. Throw in two oversized egos and one formidable feud and you’ve got the recipe for laughs. “The ...

Media Life: Singer Bill Champlin takes turn from Chicago into Newcastle

Bill Champlin made a bold move this summer for his music. He left the comfort of a steady gig and a solid paycheck with classic rock band Chicago to do it his way and make his own ...

Auburn takes center stage in 'Juno' team's film: MEDIA LIFE

“Juno” opening credits creators Gareth Smith and Jenny Lee not only stopped by Auburn’s Old State Theater last week to share the magic of the creative process with film fans. ...