Jake’s Movie Review: This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You movie poster

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Death. The D-Word. It is the hardest and emotional parts of the circle of life! Over the past couple of months, my family has tackled this issue as I lost both of my grandfathers. One film that I … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Jesse Kinch

"Rising Star's" reigning champ and Capitol Records artist Jesse Kinch tackled "The Five Question Challenge." (Photo courtesy of Jesse Kinch)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When I first heard Jesse Kinch sing “I’ve Put A Spell On You” on Rising Star, I knew that he was going to take the ABC singing competition by storm! Performance after performance, the Long Island rocker … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Shaping Sound’s Kyle Robinson

Shaping Sound Dance Company co-founder Kyle Robinson talked about several of the company's projects in this special edition of "The Five Question Challenge" (Photo courtesy of Shaping Sound Dance Company)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The art of dance experienced a renaissance over the past decade. Shows such as Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) and performers such as Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, … [Continue reading]

Pop, Rock and Rosie invade “AGT: Season Nine” finale

AGT Season Nine finale guests

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thousands auditioned, but only hundreds got the approval of Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel to go to Boot Camp. Only 48 acts survived and made to Radio City Music Hall live shows! Over the … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of September 15, 2014

Barbra Streisand Partners

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This week’s New Music Releases features a diverse group of artists at various stages in their careers.   Partners by Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand is one of the greatest singers of all-time! … [Continue reading]

AGT: Season Nine’s Final Six duke it out for $1,000,000

AGT Season Nine Top Six

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Countless of acts auditioned for a chance to perform in front of America! Now, AcroArmy, Emily West, Mat Franco, Miguel Dakota, Quintavious Johnson and Sons of Serendip are one performance away from changing … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Smashing Satellites’ Salvatore Costa

Smashing Satellites' Salvatore Costa tackled "The Five Question Challenge" and talked about the band's debut EP: "SonicAluzion A-Side" (Photo courtesy of Aluzion Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Smashing Satellites’ lead singer Salvatore Costa to Jake’s Take! Before he joined this band, Salvatore was the lead guitarist and a vocalist for rock band My Darkest Days. After … [Continue reading]

The Top 10 Performances from AGT: Season Nine

Emily West AGT Finale

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This coming Tuesday, AcroArmy, Emily West, Mat Franco, Miguel Dakota, Quintavious Johnson and Sons of Serendip will perform one final time on the Radio City Music Hall stage. Once the performances are done, … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Brady Mora

CrossFit 913 co-owner Brady Mora talks about the upcoming Granite Games in this edition of "The Five Question Challenge." (Photo courtesy of Brady Mora)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hundreds of athletes are making their way towards St. Cloud, Minnesota where they are about to take the ultimate test in the fitness careers. For three days, these athletes will face multiple … [Continue reading]

Jackie Evancho returns to “AGT” as the Final Six of Season Nine are revealed

Jackie Evancho returns to AGT

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the AGT Top 12 took Radio City Music Hall by storm as they fought for a place in next week’s finale! Which six acts are one step closer to getting their dream realized? Which fan-favorite acts … [Continue reading]

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