Review – Barbershop: The Next Cut

 

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It’s been over a decade since we’ve taken a trip to Calvin’s barber shop, on the Southside of Chicago. The shop has evolved as the neighbourhood has evolved; but the bitter pill of change can be hard to swallow. Recently, Chicago has made international headlines, as high-profile murders plague the city. Gang warfare threatens the residents of the impoverished Southside, catching innocent victims in the crossfire. Fed up with the lack of progress by local police The Mayor’s Office proposes a plan to wall off the neighbourhood, with Calvin’s shop in the center. Fearful of the Mayor’s proposal, escalating violence and the impact on his impressionable, teenage son; Calvin secretly weighs his options: Move the shop to the preppy Northside, or stay the course and inspire a positive change in the neighbourhood (somehow). Continue reading “Review – Barbershop: The Next Cut”

CONCERT REVIEW – Chris Brown & the F.A.M.E. Tour!

F.A.M.E.!  That’s what we all want and there’s no denying that Chris Brown, T-Pain, Kelly Rowland, and Tyga all have it.  And seeing them live on stage is a sight to be both seen and heard!

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