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Theater Review (Seattle): Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘Carousel’ at the 5th Avenue Theatre

Julie Jordan (Laura Griffith) and Billy Bigelow (Brandon O'Neill) in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel at The 5th Avenue Theatre.  
Photo by Tracy Martin.

How do you solve a problem like the discomfiting domestic abuse apologetics in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel? Read More »

Music Review: Jazz Sax Great Art Pepper – ‘Neon Art: Volume One’

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Saxophonist Art Pepper, in good form, is one of the greats. Read More »

Music Review: Jeff Coffin + The Mu’tet – ‘Side Up’

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Between the different musical styles and the ever-changing ensembles, listening to 'Side Up' is like listening to something new on each and every track. Read More »

Concert Review: Lisa Terry and Richard Stone in Recital – Music by Marin Marais (NYC 2/14/15)

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Terry with her viola da gamba and Stone with his theorbo displayed supreme skill at drawing forth the utterly recognizable emotions in this ancient music. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind The Myth of The Scandinavian Utopia’ by Michael Booth

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Booth’s writing style is effectively journalistic spiced with irony. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Taking the Scenic Route to Manhood’ by Jeremy L. Wallace

Taking the Scenic Route to Manhood by Jeremy L. Wallace

Everyone will benefit from reading this book and remembering that we’re all human, we all have the right to be who we want to be, and we can all learn to be more humane when we try to understand others. Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Degas in New Orleans,’ A New York Musical Premiere

Degas in New Orleans

Before he was a renowned French Impressionist painter, Edgar Degas visits his family in New Orleans to help restore their fortunes. What he finds is his beloved cousin Estelle and his family are decline and the city of New Orleans is in chaos. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Supernatural’ – ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

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Supernatural’s “Halt and Catch Fire” offers a twenty-first century take on the traditional ghost story. Written by Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder, and directed by John F. Showalter, the episode opens in Spencer, Iowa. Two people – driver Billy and companion Janet – are using a navigational app to find a restaurant; Billy, at least, is buzzed and in need ... Read More »

‘Sleepy Hollow': Ichabod and Abbie’s Relationship

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As Tom Mison said in his interview with "TV Guide," "It's all about Abbie. He's completely in love with her." Read More »

Brian Williams – Only Guilty of Telling Us What We Wanted to Hear?

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It’s normal behavior for most people to exaggerate but, when millions of people are watching, the stakes are exceedingly higher. Read More »