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Music, Feature Changing Keys: Martuni's Piano Bar Thrives in a Karaoke World

Changing Keys: Martuni's Piano Bar Thrives in a Karaoke World

Design by Andrew J. Nilsen with photo by iStockphoto. It's packed enough in the back room of Martuni's piano bar to fog up your eyeglasses, but people make room for Juanita Harris. Patrons secure their large drinks with both…
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Calendar, Night&Day More, Always More

More, Always More

If your (likely complicated) enthusiasm for William Burroughs is not yet sated by Yony Leyser’s tremendous documentary William S. Burroughs: A Man Within, you are in great, filthy luck. Local composer Erling Wold is mounting his lauded chamber opera production…
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Calendar, Night&Day Some WHERE, Over the Tone-Deaf

Some WHERE, Over the Tone-Deaf

In a democracy, everyone gets to do whatever they want. And as the what-did-we-do-before-it success of karaoke teaches us, what everyone wants to do is sing. The Artificial Idol television show teaches us this same lesson. More than bars or…
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