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Why Bother?

WHEN I WAS sixteen years old, I was eating lunch at a Chinese restaurant with a close friend when he asked a humorous but pointed question: “So what you’re choosing to do with your life is essentially this: You are going to move your arms back and forth repeatedly in…
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Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse and the demons of fame and genius

While 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' fills us in on Simone after fame, 'Amy' suggests what might have been.
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‘When Voices Meet’ pulls the sweep

The documentary about musician Sharon Katz, who dared to establish a multiracial children's choir in Apartheid-era South Africa, nabbed three awards at the World Music & Independent Film Festival in DC.
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