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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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'U' Symphony Orchestra, choirs to present program embodying 1940s America

BY ANNA SADOVSKAYA

The University Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, University Choir, and Orpheus Singers will perform a program filled with pre- and post-war compositions, highlighting the tumultuous time.

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Famed director Peter Brooks to bring 'The Suit' to Power Center

BY NICK WILLIAMS

Over his 71-year career, Brooks has done everything from directing for the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, with set designs from Salvador Dali, to staging Richard Strauss’ Salome, to most recently working with Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris.

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