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Calendar, Night&Day Free at Last

Free at Last

On March 7, 1965, hundreds of men and women attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., to protest white resistance to black voter registration. A line of police awaited them on the other side of Edmund Pettus Bridge. What…
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Film, Fun With Flesh Wounds

Fun With Flesh Wounds

If nothing else, give the makers of Beowulf & Grendel high marks for boldness, and for a certain playful irreverence. It's a good bet that today's moviegoers have all the respect in the world for eighth-century poetry, Norse legend, and…
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Film, A Star  Is Björk

A Star Is Björk

With global overpopulation neatly intertwining with the advent of the home video camera, we have been afforded, as a species, several near-miracles. For instance, when supersonic jets explode, or when mobs impolitely loot and riot in urban centers, the common…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Recurring Dream

Selma and Birmingham are just cities now -- their names don't reverberate with kids the way they do with adults, who remember what happened in the civil rights clashes of 30 and 40 years ago. So when local youngsters celebrate…
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Culture, Stage

The Lady in Question

Among the many questions that concern playwright Sara Felder in Theatre Rhinoceros' revival of The Lady Upstairs (directed by Mary Coleman) is: Can you mix screwball comedy and its conventions with ethical dilemmas about atomic physics and the persecution of…
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