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Numbers

Good bands don’t need to reinvent themselves with every record to keep fans. San Francisco’s Numbers have toured for two years on more or less the same batch of stripped-down songs, and they’ve yet to wear out their welcome. (Their crowd doesn’t even seem to mind that they’ve released a handful of those tracks, like, […]

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Good Boys

GOOD BOYS, Chicago Theatre Company. This play by the pseudonymous “Jane Martin” examines the aftermath of a Columbine-style high school shooting. The father of the sole black victim tracks down the father of the white shooter-suicide in a Florida park eight years after the event. The black father–Thomas Thurman (Phillip Edward Van Lear), a minister–wants […]