The Movie Diary

Rock and a hard place

By Dom Cioffi The opportunities to sing were plentiful when I was a child. I just never had the guts to stand up and try it. I belonged to a church where I watched people sing religious songs on a […]

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The Movie Diary

Life in the fast lane

By Dom Cioffi I spent this past week in Boston. I was there with a couple of my coworkers attending a marketing conference. Our goal was to pick up some valuable knowledge concerning the future of online marketing, which is […]

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The Movie Diary

Band on the run

By Dom Cioffi Back in college, one of my roommates was in a band that became fairly popular around campus. They played gigs throughout our four-year tenure and enjoyed a loyal following among students. By default, I became a roadie, […]

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The Movie Diary

Breaking the spell

By Dom Cioffi So, as I outlined in last week’s column, prior to the start of the summer break, my wife and I made the decision to send our teenage son to a 30-day camp meant to enrich lives and […]

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The Movie Diary

Drumming up some talent

By Dom Cioffi One day, just before Christmas a couple years ago, my brother-in-law pulled me aside to ask a question. He walked me into a spare room and pointed to several cardboard boxes that were in the corner, asking […]

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The Movie Diary

Digging in

By Dom Cioffi I want to believe this chapter of my life is over. On Friday of last week, I traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., for another check-up concerning my cancer battle. It was exactly a year ago when I went down […]

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The Movie Diary

As luck would have it

By Dom Cioffi Ever since my first major rock concert in high school, I have been a fan of live music productions. It didn’t matter if it was a local band playing in a nearby nightclub or a nationwide act […]

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