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Calendar, Night&Day Bebop Forever

Bebop Forever

How do the words "Ella Fitzgerald singing to Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, NYC, 1949" strike you? If they send chills to the spine, as they should, "Jazz Giants: The Photography of Herman Leonard" is bound to please you, a…
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Music, Kill yourself if you listen to classic rock

Kill yourself if you listen to classic rock

There's a disease spreading through our generation of 20- and 30-year-olds. We inherited this malady from our parents, and it's rendering us culturally stagnant. It's sapping our identity. Perhaps most tragically, we are welcoming this plague into our homes, cars,…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

Don Byron may be the most culturally relevant clarinetist since Benny Goodman, but he's also one of the most eclectic and downright playful jazz players ever. He's unashamedly hooked on pop culture, from the Beatles' sweet jangle (his loose and…
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Culture, Stage

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Fosse This collection of Bob Fosse's choreography from stage, film, and television reminds you of what Broadway can and should be. A musical's book is usually a liability -- Fosse, happily, doesn't really have one. Its singing avoids the caterwauling…
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Film, Ready or Not

Ready or Not

This year's documentaries lineup at the SFIFF would warm Alan Greenspan's heart: It's all exuberance, without any pesky irrationality. Indeed, there's much to celebrate in this component of the festival, which covers a heady range of global realities, from a…
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