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    Queen Lear

    The first time we see her, Lynn Redgrave's character is a devastatingly confused, imperious old Englishwoman who used to be a famous actress. Now her career is over, her husband is dead, and her daughter, who lives in California (of…
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    Culture, Stage <i>Mise-en-thrope</i>


    The Misanthrope reminds me of Nabokov's Lolita. Molière wrote the former after exhausting the church as a satirical target in Tartuffe and Don Juan; pressure from the censors must have made it seem prudent not to make fun of anyone…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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