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When I hear songs from the past, I always remember them in context. I think about where I was when I first heard them or when I most often heard them. 593 more words


Shore enough, Jersey Boys rolls along at the Landmark Theatre

In what could be argued as the pivotal point in a life full of swing moments for these four kids from Jersey, Frankie, Tommy and Nick set eyes on new kid Bob for the first time when plucky talent pusher Joey Fish – yeah, the kid turn out to be Joe Pesci, we find out in a funny and pleasing aside – won’t take no about the connection. 363 more words


Hello! The Book of Mormon is back at our door

“We are Africa!” claims the whitest of whitebread choruses in one of the funniest numbers in The Book of Mormon, the musical that’s ringing our doorbell again this week, after a scant 18 months away. 801 more words

Local Arts

What College Students can Learn from "Hamilton"

As the Fall semester begins college students could use all the encouragement they can get. Especially for new students who are entering a whole new world. 439 more words


Album of the Day: Jesus Christ Superstar

My mom used to listen to this a lot when I was a kid. As with Alan Parson’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination, I believed  28 more words

Rock Music

The Sound of Broadway

Two recent events have once again proven there are few performances more iconic than those given in Broadway musicals. The death of John McMartin, an actor who graced the original Broadway productions of “Sweet Charity” and the landmark”Follies,” reminded me that the original cast albums of these shows are among my favorite listening experiences. 1,148 more words