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America is really good at marketing. Marketing is really good at exploiting non-commercial special events for commercial purposes. The 1970s were really good at kitsch. So, in 1976 when the United States had a year-long celebration of its 200th birthday, the result was a perfect storm of chest-thumping American triumphalism, Madison Avenue salesmanship, three-cornered hats, and Seventies garishness mixed with genuine, heartfelt patriotism and moments of sincere… 475 more words
Storytelling is a part of theater, a major, integral part, but it is one element among many in staging a play. Story, or plot, is particularly challenging to a cast and director when they are working with a classic work of literature, such as Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” Characters and incidents may be so engrained in the audience’s mind that a literal performance seems preferable. 2,539 more words
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KELLY TOWNSHIP — Fiberglass buffalo continue to roam all over Union County as part of the county’s bicentennial celebration.
Youngsters and senior citizens got together Wednesday to decorate one. 295 more words