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Let the Music Play

Dear editor: It is with heavy heart that I put laser printer to paper and take issue with Monica Kendrick’s review of RCA’s Lit (Spot Check, March 12). The Spot Check column is presumably meant as a guide to live bands–local bands and bands from out of town. In some cases it reads more like […]

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Assuming the Worst

putnam.qxd Dear editor: I enjoy the Reader on a regular basis. I look to it for information on a variety of topics, ranging from music to theater. The July 24 cover story by J.R. Jones (“Ska’s Lost Cause”) was well researched and generally engaging. As a frequent ska concertgoer, I found much of what Jones […]

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Reader to Reader

Illegally turning left onto Clark from some east-west street in Lincoln Park recently, I got pulled over. As the police officer was writing the ticket, a woman ran out of a doughnut shop and approached the cop. “A man just pulled a gun and tried to rob the doughnut shop!” she said, pointing to a […]