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03.11.2014 | 36 days ago | Posted at 11:54 AM

30th Anniversary Celebration out on Home Video

By David Luhrssen
  In 1992, Bob Dylan was in one of his periodic creative slumps as a recording artist, and his live shows were already getting shaky. Perhaps the admiring musical cast assembled that year to mark the 30th anniversary of his first LP helped revitalize the songwriter that changed the direction of music? The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration: Deluxe Edition has been releas...
Sunday, March 10, 2013

Framed for murder

 The local media called it “the break the police were waiting for.” In 1993, three teenagers were arrested for the murder and sexual violation of three eight-year old boys
02.15.2010 | | Posted at 11:39 AM

A Howard Zinn Film

By David Luhrssen
Asked again and again by students for a book that was critical of American history, rather than repeating the same old platitudes, Howard Zinn despaired and wrote his own. A People�s History of the United States (1980) became one of the best selling books ever on America�s past. Not long before his death earlier this year, Zinn co-directed The People Speak, which presents aspects of A People�s H...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

Aug. 19, 2008

   The tension was there from the beginning. Rowdy and soused, the crowd cheered for a rock show. What they got instead was Eddie Vedder alone on a stool, wearing a leisurely pair of white pants, singing Cat Stevens.   In misguided d...
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008

Tonight @ the Riverside Theater - 7:30 p.m.

Eddie Vedder’s deep-throated yowl has been parroted by some of the very worst modern music has to offer, from odious “American Idol” contestants to chest-beating Christian rockers. Don’t hold it against him. Vedder himself has denounced the stage-diving, jock-rock posturing of Pearl Jam’s early . . .

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