Arts & Entertainment

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"Cesar's Last Fast": The last shall be first

Jesus may have had a Last Supper but Cesar Chavez had a Final Fast.

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Book review: "Bohemians"

Bohemians would appear to be the book Paul Buhle has been waiting to introduce his entire lengthy career as a writer and editor. 

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Hugh Masekela: 75th birthday celebration tour

South African trumpeter and activist Hugh Masekela has entertained audiences with his special blend of jazz and world music for over 50 years.

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“Harmony”: A band in Nazi Germany, a powerful, Broadway-ready musical

Besides the theme of harmony itself, another theme of Manilow and Sussman's show is regret: both living with it, and living so as not having to regret.

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Star-studded "Monuments Men" asks: Is art worth fighting for?

A historical drama of saving 1,000 years of our cultural heritage. in the knowledge that if Hitler went down, he would take with him to the grave the treasure house of Western Civilization just out of spite. Maybe most was rescued, though a great deal also was lost.

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“Stand-Off at HWY #37”: Mixed loyalties, motives in great Native drama

Ramirez courageously unleashes the dogs of war and sets her characters on a collision course. And as they head for the brink, she struggles to rein them in.

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Oscar and Progies: view of movies from left side of the aisle

Join People's World film critic Bill Meyer tonight via Google+ for a conversation on movies and social change.

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Unique and inspiring: “Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine”

 "Al helm," which means "the dream" in Arabic, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s  well known "dream" come together in a unique and profound manner.

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Not all “peace and love”: Bill, Joan and the Beat Generation

The latest addition to the Beatnik canon is on the stage, in the form of Bill & Joan, world premiering at the Sacred Fools Theater in Los Angeles.

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“Day Trader”: wickedly clever play critiques capitalism

Day Trader is sort of Sunset Blvd. meets Body Heat meets Wall Street, a modern morality play that will keep audiences on the edges of their seats.

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