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Mamma Mia! An Interview with Director Bill Berry

By ALBERT EVANS, Artistic Associate

I sat down with Bill Berry, Producing Artistic Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre, to discuss his process of directing a new version of… 1,241 more words


Jan. 13- Tour That Turned Into A Monster Headache

This was an important date for another Georgia band. REM begin a major world tour (their first of the decade) on this day in 1995… 185 more words

Music History

Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.

Everybody Hurts is a single from the band R.E.M.

The song is an anti- suicide song written by Bill Berry, R.E.M’s drummer. Billy Berry said he wrote the song to reach out to people who feel as though they have no hope. 260 more words


School Involvement Today Versus Yesterday

Despite technology allowing us to stay more connected to our children’s school, I am lagging behind. For those of you with grown children or for those who don’t have children and grew up at least a decade ago, you are in for a special treat of what it’s like now. 24 more words


R.E.M – " Monty Got A Raw Deal " The Story Behind Every Song On ” Automatic for the People “

There’s a famous quote from a movie. The movie was The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and the often-repeated line was, “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” 1,207 more words


R.E.M - " Find The River " The Story Behind Every Song On Automatic For The People

A record that began with a message to the kids about control (“Drive”) ends with a song suggesting that we’re all powerless in the face of mortality. 740 more words


R.E.M – " Nightswimming " The Story Behind Every Song On ” Automatic for the People “

When the overarching themes of R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People are discussed, the first two things that come up are death and youth. There are songs that feature a woman on her deathbed (“ 1,343 more words