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Five Lessons from the GOP Convention

Posted August 31, 2012 by Randy Shaw

The GOP convention is over, and I learned more than anticipated. Nothing approached my surprising reaction to George H. W. Bush’s call for a “kinder, gentler nation” in his 1988 convention speech, which left me concerned that Democrat Mike Dukakis
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Karrin Allyson Comes to the Rrazz Room

Posted August 31, 2012 by E. "Doc" Smith

Karrin Allyson has been described by the L.A. Times writer Don Heckman, as a “musician’s musician,” and for once the overused term actually makes sense — a complete performance by a complete artist — one of the jazz world’s finest”.
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Rights of Passage – A World Premiere

Posted August 31, 2012 by Buzzin' Lee Hartgrave

The play is glorious to look at. You will be pleased and enchanted with the visuals as traditional storytelling, includes puppets, masks and wonderful bright colors. You become enraptured with the beauty and different cultures. That’s the upside. The downside
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The GOP Parties Like It’s 1984

Posted August 30, 2012 by Theo Anderson

The script of the Republican National Convention reads like a Rambo reboot, with Democrats as the villains. The GOP may disdain the liberal Hollywood elite, but it sure has learned the Hollywood art of the sequel. The first night of
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Urge Governor Brown to Sign Election Day Voter Registration

Posted August 29, 2012 by Paul Hogarth

While the right-wing imposes oppressive “voter ID” laws to disenfranchise minority and low-income communities, California has a chance to buck the national trend. Both houses of the State Legislature have passed AB 1436, which establishes same-day voter registration – and
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