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‘Have a Seat’

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Heavy Hitters

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Zinging, Leaping Shakespeare

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Not Even Friendzoned

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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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Summer Solstice

You know, you never know who makes up a lot of this stuff. I mean, we have so many terms and myths that are ascribed to different parts of life and the world that we often never really stop to wonder how they came about. Take “honeymoon”, for instance.

Everyone knows the modern-day meaning. It’s that all-too-brief period of time immediately following a wedding, when the bride and groom are locked in connubial...

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Multiple Layers of Truth

You haven’t much time left to experience two impressively natural and believable performances by actors John Hatcher and Michael Lyon in a fine play about the limitations of time, the finite nature of life. They appear in Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Mitch Albom’s best-selling memoir Tuesdays with Morrie. This PART offering takes place at The Crossroads, a tellingly symbolic name, given that the story concerns...

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Arts

Vote Vargas!

Every four years, the US voting public gets treated to a form of spectacle unmatched elsewhere in the world in the form of our presidential election. The 24/7 news cycle especially provides an endless stream of coverage destined to entertain, inflame, and possibly inform the electorate about those seeking our highest government offices.

None of the humor, paradox and satire that has become part and parcel of this...

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Music

Ten Questions with Laura Gibson

Singer/songwriter Laura Gibson's life is at a crossroads. Originally from Portland, Gibson has been releasing albums since her 2006 debut If You Come to Meet Me (Hush Records). These days she's on Barsuk/City Slang and lives in NYC where she studied to be a fiction writer. In fact, her new album, Empire Builder, which came out in April, was inspired by the name of the Amtrak route she took while crossing the country...

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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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