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Zinging, Leaping Shakespeare

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More Free Dumb!

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Winning American Scores

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Everything (G)old…

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Stravinsky and Prokofiev

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Wherever The Breeze May Take You

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Summer Solstice

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Multiple Layers of Truth

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Vote Vargas!

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Ten Questions with Laura Gibson

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Stupid Core

Central Intelligence looks like the beginning of a beautiful friendship, even if it’s not quite a beautiful beginning of a beautiful friendship. Pairing up Kevin Hart and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in a buddy action-comedy is obviously such a good idea that it’s hard to imagine why it didn’t happen sooner. Both actors have established their brands so well that you already know they’re going to have good...

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Familiar Fish Tale

Baby Dory is the cutest thing that has ever been recorded in the history of cinema. This is an inarguable fact. She’s 90% eyes. It’s a perfect formula for adorable; that’s just science. You can ask Mike Tyson! Sorry, I meant Neil deGrasse Tyson. And yes, that was an intentional metaphor for switching two things that share similarities but aren’t actually the same thing…

Finding Dory follows Dory (Ellen DeGeneres),...

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Meat Jellies

One of the strangest food trends will be the revival of savory gelatin dishes, called "aspic." These dishes, often made from jellied meat broths and containing meats, fruits and vegetables, were once popular in the Americas and Europe, but have long fallen into disfavor.

Nonetheless, in the next few years you will start seeing aspic dishes appearing in fine-dining restaurants, and the trend will soon move to fast...

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Winter, Katz & More Cool Cats

The great music is stacking up for the weekend with shows including the legendary Edgar Winter and his band at Waiting Room on Sunday, June 18. Bennie & The Gents open with their glam-rock tribute show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance. See waitingroomlounge.com/event/edgar-winter-band.

Friday night shows include the mighty fine funk-jazz of Lucas Kellison Quartet playing at Harney Street Tavern, 9 – midnight....

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Two Examined Lives Worth Living

At this fractured and perilous time in our history, it may be significant to ponder messages Mitch Albom inserted into his autobiographical book Tuesdays with Morrie. Albom wanted to convey that media are preoccupied with death, hatred and violence; he sought to emphasize the importance of devising cultures of our own to transcend the dominance of popular ones. He tried to prompt us to cherish acceptance,...

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