Summer Movies

For movie fans, it was a bummer when big screen theaters closed and we were left watching films via online streaming services. But, as in all things involving big changes, there was some good and some bad.

By Rick Romancito

What’s available to watch this summer? After picking through several online lists, we picked a few movies you might want to pencil-in. Here are our picks for summer movies …

Margot Robbie stars as Harley Quinn in ‘Suicide Squad,’ due for release in August. Warner Bros.

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Stage Lights

The drum beats. The bass rolls and the guitar rocks. Your toe taps and your body sways to the rhythm. Music has long been key to mental and emotional health and well-being.

By Kiki Shakti

Studies have shown that attending live music performances decreases the release of cortisol and other stress hormones. Watching live music can result in a 25% increase in feelings of self-worth and a 75% improvement in mental stimulation. Regular concert attendance can add up to a decade to your life expectancy and dancing can help stave off dementia 70% more than crosswords or sudoku.

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