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	Miriam Makeba: Reflections

According to popular convention, South Africa was invented during the ‘80s. During the ‘80s, the Ladysmith Black Mambazo band was on Saturday Night Live, the

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	Living Things: Black Skies in Broad Daylight

Living Things want you to wake up. Uncuff your hands. Don’t just sit there with eyes glazed over, readily accepting everything you’re told.

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2 Aug 2003 // 11:00 PM

James Brown: Soul on Top

James Brown fans: you’re in for a real treat with Soul on Top. It’s been unavailable on compact disc since its original vinyl release, and the reissue sounds fantastic.

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)

Fun as it is, demonstrates a little end-of-series fatigue.

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1 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Gigli (2003)

His hair slicked back, his face set in an expression resembling impassivity, Larry Gigli (Ben Affleck) tends to philosophize with his marks.

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1 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Embalmer (L’ Imbalsamatore) (2002)

It is wonderfully indirect; it paints a complicated psychological landscape but doesn't make any of it explicit.

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1 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

American Wedding (2003)

Stifler's insufferable self-love is his special gift, of course, and what viewers love most about him.

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	Traffic: The Best of Traffic: The Millennium Collection

It is comforting to know that the record industry cares about the little guy. After all, why else would the Island/Universal group create the

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31 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	The Notwist: 12

The Notwist are an excellent example of how a band can reinvent itself and create something truly special. After two hardcore punk records, the Munich-based

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	Mott the Hoople: Greatest Hits

Of all the original architects of glam rock, Ian Hunter is one of the few to have made any long-term commitments to its preservation. While

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Macy Gray: The Trouble With Being Myself

The wonders of Macy Gray are multifarious. By turns ferocious and vulnerable, seductive and schemey, she appears an artist with range and ambition, not to mention a complex emotional history that informs everything she does.

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Outside of the hubbub of Top 40 are the hardworking artists who create what's known as indie pop -- catchy songs with a sincere edge written by masterful storytellers. PopMatters caught up with one of them -- New York-based Brady Brock - to get feel for what inspired his music.

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30 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Suzy Bogguss: Swing

Suzy Bogguss was a full-fledged country music star in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, showing up at her concerts complete with shiny white cowgirl

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The Psychology of War: Comprehending Its Mystique and Its Madness by Lawrence LeShan

LeShan is not a peacenik; he does not claim that war is never justified. He does argue, however, that mythic wars are dangerous. They impair people's ability to think rationally and make informed decisions.

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30 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Pie to Spoilt by  Chong Tze Chien

Affluence, academic competitiveness, early successes (getting it all right by your early 30s), neuroses, conspiracy theories, and crass materialism are some of the themes, metaphors, metonyms, and descants explored by young Singaporean playwright, Chong Tze Chien.

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30 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst

The book flap suggests a mystery: ''strange clues' in their home: books rearranged on their shelves, a mysterious phone call, and other suggestions that nothing about Lexy's last afternoon was quite what it seemed.'' It's a great hook. If only the story were what it seemed.

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30 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Candy by Mian Mian

A rock 'n' roll drug addict love story that was banned by the government four months after it was first published but soon pirated versions appeared on the street and flourished.

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30 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Chaucer’s Queer Nation by Glenn Burger

In the end, Burger's argument hinges less on concrete examples of homosexuality in Chaucer's works, but rather, the notion of personalization in the writings, telling more about who a character is, and broader still, how a culture is defined.

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29 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

S E T    L I S T One by OneWhen the Roses Bloom AgainBob Dylans BeardI Am Trying to Break Your HeartMuzzle of

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29 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Halfway through the set comes “New Mexico”. It’s a song that sounds like an open stretch of highway bisecting a craggy landscape: it is

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Guster + Kishi Bashi Perform at Central Park Summerstage (Photos)

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"Guster's Summerstage performance was a showcase of their infectious and poppy music from the last 24 years.

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