Issue 763

24th January, 2013 - 06th February, 2013

I write Vox Politic for a lot of reasons and high up on the list would be getting people to think and getting people to talk.  From all accounts the last edition of the column did just that.  While people are interested in Right To Work and The Affordable Healthcare Act, it was guns that got them going the most.

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In a League with Miles Davis, Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, a Local Legend's Surviving Companions Recount a Living History of an Iconic Musician from the Golden Age of Jazz

Sonny Stitt is acknowledged as one of the greatest saxophone players from the last great era of jazz. Stitt recorded 300 LPs from his tentative ascendance in the forties through the halcyon days of the fifties and sixties and the decline and fall in the seventies.

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Harold Evans was born in 1927 and into a Detroit that few of us know or remember, back when its population was larger than Chicago and the weight of its vision, the curve of the sculpted metal that draped the axis, carried a weight that because it was defined by mobility, represented a freedom felt around the world.

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Pit & Balcony Tackles the Living Room Drama of Intense Family Confrontation

God of Carnage (originally Le Dieu du carnage) is a contemporary and singularly distinct production written by French playwright Yasmini Reza that explores the dynamics between two sets of parents - one of whose child has seriously injured the other in a public park - who meet to discuss the matter in a 'civilized' manner.

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The Winds of Change  As we at The Review and embark upon our 27th year of conducting polling & coordinating voting on our 27th Annual Music Awards Ceremony & Celebration, it is both gratifying to see that in the first two weeks over 2500 people weighed in with nominations; yet equally daunting when confronted with the many changes that the local music scene has undergone since this ceremony was first developed, coupled with the many ways music in general has fragmented into so many sub-genres, courtesy of the Internet and all with an emphasis upon visual presentation.

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