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Too Real It All Seems

Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations is about survival.  In the near-sixty years since the band first formed, The Temptations have provided the soundtrack to integration, to Vietnam protest, even to the presidency of Barack Obama.  They have gone through twenty-four members.  Successive generations of musicians have lived through entire careers—indeed, […]

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Let Them Eat Bread

Arnold Bennett, no stranger to the quotidian himself, once accused James Joyce of selecting the “dailiest day” as the subject of his novel Ulysses.  Les Misérables, then, could be said to concern itself with the most epical epic: it is the story of a decades long feud between petty thief Jean Valjean (Ramin Karimloo) and police inspector Javert (Will […]

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