Ann-Ventures 

Sal’s Got Talent – How About You?

  • 4:12 pm Saturday, December 17th, 2016 by Ann Kelly

For Sal Valentinetti, that Golden Buzzer from Heidi Klum on “America’s Got Talent” Season 11 was just the start of many incredible moments for the 21-year old from Long Island. Sal may not have won, but placing in the top five is pretty impressive and he’s never left the spotlight.

Sal is charming, talented and still humble enough to remember where he came from and how fleeting fame can be. But his stop in our Circle K Performance Theater was not only a real treat for me but for many of the staff who dropped in to say hello and get [More]

TSO Returns This Sunday

  • 9:43 am Saturday, December 10th, 2016 by Ann Kelly

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns for one of our favorite Christmas traditions Sunday, December 18th and we’re going to give you one more chance to win tickets all week long at 8:10 am! And just in case you’re a first-timer to this incredible event and what to expect, spend a few minutes right now with Al Pitrelli who has played with a wide range of bands and musicians that include Alice Cooper, Michael Bolton and for a brief time with Blue Oyster Cult. But now he’s with TSO as the live musical director and lead guitarist. Keep listening to win!

Win “Homeward Bound – The Life of Paul Simon”

  • 7:07 am Sunday, December 4th, 2016 by Ann Kelly

I was flipping through the channels recently and came up on a replay of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel’s “Concert in Central Park” reunion from 1981. Over half a million people were in the park to hear from the duo that had broken up some ten years before that. It was not a pleasant split but they took the stage that August night to help raise money to renovate Central Park. So what happened?

That and more questions are answered in the newest biography from Peter Ames Carlin. Peter wrote another of my favorite rock bios about Bruce Springsteen, and [More]