Arts & Entertainment

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"What I Learned in Paris" - a review

In 1973 , Maynard Jackson was elected Mayor of Atlanta, and as the characters in the play keep saying, "Nothing's going to be the same."

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"Buddy": The day the music… lived

Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story is a highly entertaining musical about the meteoric rise - and, alas, fall -- of the 1950s rock 'n' roll icon.

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A triumphant must-see show about Paul Robeson

Daniel Beaty doesn't miss a beat in his one-man tribute to African American Paul Robeson, the son of a runaway slave who went on to become an actor, activist and Renaissance Man.

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"Obama Spy Drama": Big Bro' O is watching you

Obama Spy Drama has some of the funniest politics since W.C. Fields' Klopstokia in Million Dollar Legs and the Marx Brothers' Freedonia in Duck Soup.

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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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Mozart, propagandist, in new rendering of old classic

The current version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute at Los Angeles Opera raises two essential artistic questions (plus, perhaps, eyebrows).

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"The Lion in Winter" delivers royal drama with rip-roaring wit

John Rafter Lee and Diane Hurley deliver bravura turns as the title character and his imprisoned, estranged wife Eleanor.

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"Awake and Sing!": Classic proletarian theater, so timely

Newcomers to the work of Clifford Odets, the Group Theatre's greatest dramatist, as well as longtime fans familiar with this avatar of proletarian theater, are in for a treat at North Hollywood's Lonny Chapman Theatre.

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"Red": Abstract art's odd couple makes great drama

John Logan's multiple Tony Award-winning Red is a theatrical time machine that transports audiences back to those heady days when abstract expressionism was the vogue.

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“Taming of the Shrew” brings to life classic, troubling play

Hear, hear the voice of women throughout the ages struggling for their rights, to be treated as equals, not chattel!

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