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2008-07-16 06:00:29

By Jason Bracelin It's like Christmas in July, and Santa's here to pour a little sugar (and arsenic) in your ears. With the year half over, it's time to take stock of the best of albums of '08 thus far.

2008-07-01 06:00:32

By Edna Gundersen HOLLYWOOD -- Call it trippy. Just don't call it trip-hop. Third album Third, Portishead's return after an 11-year hiatus, not only heralds a daring reinvention, it hammers the final nail into the coffin of a genre the U.K. trio popularized but never embraced.

2006-01-30 12:38:34

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wendy Wasserstein, the Brooklyn-born playwright whose award-winning works chronicled love, motherhood, marriage and complex sibling relations against a backdrop of feminism, has died. She was 55. Wasserstein's play agent Phyllis Wender said she died on Monday.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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