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Wednesday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Today, we focus on Rodgers & Hammersteins’s South Pacific. South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. The work premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

More of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Carousel (musical) Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár’s 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

There would be no American Musical Theater without Rodgers & Hammerstein. Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team, usually referred to as Rodgers and Hammerstein. They created a … Continue reading

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The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch: In the Gutter and Called Out About It

We have seen many things in the killing of Michael Brown. Once again, we see an unarmed Black child being put on trial for their OWN MURDER. It has been a disgusting exercise in watching how the Media has conspired … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Aug 28, 2014 Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the White House honored … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Madonna Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week’s music of Madonna. 1998–2002: Ray of Light, Music, and marriage to Guy Ritchie Madonna’s seventh studio album, Ray of Light, (1998) reflected this change in her perception and image.[116][117] She collaborated with then … Continue reading

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