Arts & Entertainment

Stone Sour continues narrative with successful part two

“It is not like disc one at all actually,” said Josh Rand, Stone Sour guitarist, in a previous interviewfor The Oswegonian about “House of Gold and Bones, Pt. 2.” “To me it is a darker record than disc one. It is heavier in weight, not so much in aggression like disc one is. I am trying […]

‘Dead’ returns with strong season premiere

For more than a month, fans of “The Walking Dead” have been hungry for answers kept from them at the end of season three’s mid-season finale. The episode “Made to Suffer” saw Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his crew invade the barricaded town of Woodbury, where The Governor (David Morrissey) was holding Glenn (Steven Yeun) […]

Buckcherry ‘Confessions’: Review

Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll have been the common theme on many Buckcherry albums and this time around they are confessing it with their sixth album, “Confessions.” Lead vocalist Josh Todd has made this album personal by telling his life story with each song. “Confessions” deals with the tales of fighting drug problems, relationship […]

Bistro 197 serves perfect sized meals in cozy environment

By Nick Graziano, Seamus Lyman and Aimee Hirsch You may not be on the streets of New York City, but in the small city of Oswego, Bistro 197 provides the elegant dining experience of a classy city restaurant. The atmosphere is casual, making it appealing to a wide variety of customers as long as they […]

Rising Student Artists: Soul Underground

Many bands are known by their distinct style, but local band Soul Underground strays away from this with their mixture of styles. They consider themselves to have a tight sound with a mix of R&B, soul, jazz, funk and pop rock. “We don’t really know how to define ourselves, but we are a mixture,” lead […]

History of 13th amendement comes to life in ‘Lincoln’

The presidential election is over and once again a president has been re-elected to lead the free world. Through all of the political debates and campaigns, sometimes the true nature of being president, and why we elect them, is lost. Director Steven Spielberg dug into history and brought a great example to the silver screen […]

Young talent brings new life to band

One local country band has already made a name for itself all around New York State and is now looking to continue its success with the addition of its newest member. The Fulton Chain Gang (FCG) has been a local favorite to the Central New York area for nearly two decades. Their modern country music […]