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Elia Kazan

Andy Griffith played the bad guy once, in the 1957 film AFace in the Crowd . There, director Elia Kazan had the shrewd sense to turnGriffith’s folksy charm into something sinister. Otherwise, from his early1950s comedy records.. more

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Accordingto New Yorker drama critic John Lahr, Tennessee Williams’ playwriting rancontrary to Hollywood’s version of America as a land “where right and wrongwere clear, progress was certain, and goodness prevailed.” Lahr’s extensivebiograph.. more

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<p> Andy Griffith's exuberant charm and native Blue Ridge drawl won him a long career playing Southerners. Usually he depicted benign figures, such as the sheriff of “Mayberry R.F.D.,” but he was also memorable as the sinister country singer wit.. more

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When Jason Bonham, son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, was asked to replace his father at a one-off Zeppelin tribute concert in London in 2007, he was more than prepared for the task. He’d been playing the Zeppelin songbook more

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Though they share a guitarist (Daniel Spack) and a similar love of instrumental post-rock with Collections of Colonies of Bees, Milwaukee’s Group of the Altos flaunts a far deeper kitchen sink than that quintet, working trumpet, cello, saw more

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As the stigma begins to lift on older women dating younger men, traditional gender roles start to shift as well. Hansberry-Sands Theatre Company explores some of the implications in its production of Celeste Bedford Walker’s Sassy Mamas. Th... more

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The exhibition, which runs through Nov. 1, revealssome of the unusual history of this Mil #1 ,Art more

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While the ultimate occupants of three U.S. Senate seats are yet to be determined in Alaska Wall Street Journal ,News Features more

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Along with A Streetcar Named Desire, director Elia Kazan contributed one other classic to any probable top 100 or 200 lists of the greatest films: On the Waterfront (1954). From the get-go, leftist critics charged that this movie, in which Marlon.. more

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