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Fine arts

RC Players present 'The Great God Pan'

BY REBECCA GODWIN

Great theater is the result of a core concept that performers and directors add personal touches to. For the RC Players, Amy Herzog’s play “The Great God Pan” provides an opportunity to add some new twists to an already dynamic piece.

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Fifty-two years of The Ann Arbor Film Festival

BY GILLIAN JAKAB

In an era when every neighborhood has its own film festival and every freshman has made a film, it’s right to celebrate one of the pioneers, The Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF), bringing us the finest in film fare for 52 years.

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'Lasting Impact' tells partial story of Kurt Cobain

BY JAMIE BIRCOLL

But Cross’s main point, which he is careful to stress, is that Cobain never conformed to society’s standards even as society tried to morph those standards around him. His music is his legacy, but his lasting impact stems from the subtext of his life: be yourself, live fully, love everyone.

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In defense of young adult literature

BY ALEX BERNARD

True, poor young adult novels are written every year. But remember, bad books are published in every genre, not just in teen fiction. Flat characters, shallow plot, and choppy prose are a result of poor writing, NOT the protagonist’s age.

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Asif Ali Khan brings rich music of Pakistan to the 'U'

BY COSMO PAPPAS

This Friday, UMS will welcome Pakistani cultural icon, Asif Ali Khan, at the Hill Auditorium for a performance where he and a group of musicians will showcase an Islamic art form called qawwali.

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Benjamin Bourlier and Paul Friesen-Carper arrive in Kerrytown

BY JOHN BOHN

“A Lover’s Discourse,” performed in Kerrytown Concert House, creates a more intimate and inclusive space between performer and audience.

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions to examine issues of identity

BY COSMO PAPPAS

The 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibitions show the ways in which the program's soon-to-be graduates have come to conclusions of wide artistic, political and social importance for often intimately personal questions.

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