With the Jackie Robinson biopic “42″ hitting movie theaters and Major League Baseball celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Monday, April 15, the man who broke baseball’s color line at Brooklyn’s Ebbett’s Field in 1947 has come alive once again to a whole new generation of people who might not realize what Robinson or his legacy means to our lives today.
You’ve probably seen the commercials for the SodaStream, the store displays or maybe on a home shopping channel.
Ben Hardt is not a pretentious rock star. He might play a handful of instruments and have his own band that began releasing music from the first of three albums this past November, with the last of them being released between May and June, but he is in no way pretentious.
GRAMMY nominees Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, February 12 on CBS.
Pittsburgh is a city known for its blue collar work ethic and championship sports teams, but just below the surface of the city’s black and yellow is a burgeoning independent music scene accessible to all those willing and interested to listen.