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Like the audiences it is presented to, the show itself is changing and growing with the times. “Each iteration the work changes … constantly evolving as we evolve and as our world evolves,” Smith said.

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It was also not particularly groundbreaking humor — it wasn’t meant to offend or moralize — but it was smart and engaging.

Natalie Kastner

Holiday movies sit with us so profoundly because its possibly one of our only formative experiences that does not betray us later in life. I know that the new Netflix Christmas movie is probably awful, but I still press play while I do my laundry because I know exactly how it will make me feel: warm and fuzzy.

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For most of us jaded Michiganders and northern state residents, the snow lost its magic long ago. Of course we want a white Christmas and maybe even a snow day if we’re lucky, but for the most part, it’s a nuisance.

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It’s that time of year again — Christmas trees sit outside of hardware stores and string lights line rooftops. Cookies are in the oven and carols on the speakers. The holidays are here! 

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Host a reading specifically for bad iPhone Notes poetry, fingerpaint with your friends or write a song about the neighborhood cat’s secret life.

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As I entered Literati, I walked by Grace Tulusan, author of “The Body Papers,” who sat in the back of the room with a small smile and an earnest glow in her eyes.

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Christmas time is nostalgic for me. It always has been a time of reflection and celebration — a blissfully festive dichotomy in the midst of joyous December.

Natalie Kastner

So happy was this man who had survived so much. It was almost like a concert. People danced through the streets while they went on their way, no doubt to find their own families.

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In a society full of reality television and superhero franchises, the ability to refresh classic works as efficiently as National Theatre Live did is reassuring.