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Steven Wright discusses 'The Tonight Show,' 'Louie' and upcoming Royal Oak show

Courtesy of Steven Wright

BY ERIKA HARWOOD

Wright recently sat down for a phone interview with The Michigan Daily to discuss his life in comedy and his upcoming performance at Royal Oak Music Theatre this Saturday.

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City Theater of Paris to perform groundbreaking Italian play

BY COSMO PAPPAS

Théâtre de la Ville’s performance of one of Pirandello’s theatrical masterworks will not disappoint in its prompting of questions that strike to the very heart of understanding oneself as a self that lives among others.

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Kathleen Davis: The timelessness of theater

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

In a way, it’s the timelessness that’s the draw, allowing us to get absorbed into the drama, or the comedy, or the sadness, yet when the curtains close we’re eased back to reality, taking the influence of art back with us. And that in and of itself is a beautiful thing.

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Daily Book Review: “We Should Hang Out Sometime”

BY ALEX BERNARD

In a book with a defined ceiling, it’s refreshing to find an author accepting his limitations who only delivers where he can. Sundquist writes a simple book with simple sentences, but stories produce an unexpected sincerity and depth.

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Shteyngart to discuss satirical memoir 'Little Failure'

BY GILLIAN JAKAB

"Just have fun. I suffered for 42 years so people can have a lot of fun reading about it. That’s my hope. Enjoy my suffering."

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University students take on storied 'Cabaret' musical

BY REBECCA GODWIN

The latest group to take on the musical is the University’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

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Edgefest to celebrate bassists in Kerrytown

BY CAROLYN DARR

Celebrating its 18th year, Edgefest is a four-day event at the Kerrytown Concert House with other individual concerts held in venues around Ann Arbor.

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Chance The Rapper's Eastern Michigan 'Social Experiment'

McKenzie Berezin/Daily

BY WILL GREENBERG

Results: The most notable observation of the evening was the stark contrast in stage presence, philosophy and overall mood between Travi$ and Chance.

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Hannibal Buress talks progress, Facebook messaging ahead of Royal Oak show

Courtesy of Hannibal Buress

BY AKSHAY SETH

Hannibal Buress is bringing a slew of newly written material along for the Comedy Camisado Tour, which stops by at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Dropping in on a work in progress

BY VIRGINIA LOZANO

Scroll down to watch a conversation with artist Hilmar Ramos as he works on finishing a memorial tattoo at Authentic Art Tattoo in Ann Arbor.

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