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Cutting Room for July

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Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

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The End of Drunkenness

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‘Honey Mushroom Wonderfuls’

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Worm Therapy

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New Organic Market Opens Tomorrow

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Ten Questions with Twin Peaks

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‘Have a Seat’

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Heavy Hitters

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Zinging, Leaping Shakespeare

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Not Even Friendzoned

There’s a moment in director Whit Stillman’s Love and Friendship when one character observes that the appearance of a particular mansion is a “bore,” and another character responds, “Yes, decidedly boring.” As much as it takes me out of a film when a character speaks the film’s title, it’s even more jarring when a character in a film reviews it for me…

I’ve never been shy to admit that I don’t care for Anglocentric...

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Film

More Free Dumb!

The exhaustive brilliance of both Mad Max: Fury Road and Creed means you can’t dismiss a sequel outright just because of a decades-long gap between it and the previous installment. Unless, of course, it is directed by Roland Emmerich, who isn’t so much a filmmaker as a feces-smearing finger painter. Independence Day: Resurgence is expectedly dumb but surprisingly ugly, with computer-generated chaos replacing...

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Music

Ten Questions with Peter, Bjorn and John

You might know Swedish indie pop musicians Peter Moren, Bjorn Yttling and John Eriksson — Peter Bjorn and John —  from their 2006 whistle-hook classic "Young Folks." The song has more than 66 million spins in Spotify alone and was a hit in Europe and the U.S. before Spotify existed. Believe me, you'd recognize the song if you heard it. After a five-year recording hiatus, the band is back with self-released LP...

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Winning American Scores

“The band is playing somewhere and somewhere hearts are light” wrote Ernest Lawrence Thayer in his legendary evocation of Casey at the Bat. And, as the College World Series wraps up its glories, a large ensemble of other kinds of players assembles to perform another kind of score, a musical version of the tale. Stepping up front is Omaha actor Scott Kurz to vivify the words, while the Nebraska Wind Symphony plays...

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Arts

Everything (G)old…

Once home from travels to historic sites and architectural wonders, we struggle to capture and retain the color, light, texture and line, mood and emotion aroused by our experiences. 

We patch together photo books and scribble travelogues to fix in our minds breathtaking panoramas, stunning vistas, or holy sites.

But painter Steve Joy does so much more with the sensations he gathers from international travel.  A...

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