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November 28, 2014

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Photo: Organist Ronnie Foster performs during Stevie Wond
For keyboard master Ronnie Foster, reunion with Stevie Wonder is just human nature
Friday, November 28, 2014
Ronnie Foster is the cornerstone of Funk Foundation, the band who backs Human Nature at Sands Showroom in the Venetian. Foster is the band’s music director.
No one has coherent long-term solution to the Islamic State
Friday, November 28, 2014
other voices:
If there was ever an issue that required politics to stop at the water’s edge, it’s the fight against the Islamic State group.
Obama on right side on immigration
Friday, November 28, 2014
other voices:
I’m not an immigrant, but I work with them every day. I’m not a Republican, but I share many of their more conservative social policies. I’m not a wise woman, possessed of all the answers, but I sometimes play one on TV.
Grand jury’s decision in Ferguson case not a surprise
Friday, November 28, 2014
other voices:
A grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in August.
Uber’s rough ride
Thursday, November 27, 2014
other voices:
The Uber app is a thing of beauty. You click a button, and it immediately shows you your location. You hit another button, and it tells you how quickly an Uber car will arrive to take you where you want to go.
Give thanks for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 27, 2014
other voices:
My advice to young people never varies: Watch out whom you kiss. This wisdom I learned through experience.
Obama steps away from the Powell Doctrine
Thursday, November 27, 2014
other voices:
We’re three months into our newest war, the one against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and nobody’s happy with how it’s going.
Photo: The American Repertory Theater production of Pippi
‘Pippin’ effectively takes flying leap into land of Cirque
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
“Pippin” is not a Cirque show, of course, but it is dropping into the epicenter of acrobatic-infused performance, with Cirque the city’s predominant production vehicle. And if the company is looking for a way to incorporate gymnastics with musical theater, look no further.
Photo: Venetian headliners Human Nature celebrate a miles
Deal-making done with country flair at the Colosseum and NFR
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Human Nature, the embraceable quartet from Australia, which favors Motown classics and jackets shaded in crimson, just celebrated 25 years (together) and is soon to celebrate the lighting of ...
Promiscuous college come-ons lure applicants
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Between the last application season and the current one, Swarthmore College, a school nationally renowned for its academic rigor, changed the requirements for students vying to be …
Immigration enriches you and me
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
As in the mid-1800s, myths continue to drive vitrolic debate
A book, “The Christian Examiner,” warns that “ill-clad and destitute” immigrants are “repulsive to our habits and our …
Thanksgiving shopping? There’s a better way for stores, shoppers
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
It’s just about time for that annual American tradition. You know the one: when we actually care about …
‘Ka’ set to return full version of Final Battle Scene to MGM Grand stage
‘Ka’ set to return full version of Final Battle Scene to MGM Grand stage
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Eighteen months after it was pulled down for a tragedy, the Final Battle Scene is returning to Cirque du Soleil’s “Ka” at MGM Grand. A formal unveiling of the new scene is set for Dec. 3 ...
The lame-duck dynasty
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
All the world’s a stage — Congress included
How am I going to get you interested in the lame-duck Congress? Did you even know they came back? Perhaps it’s like reports that Randy Jackson is leaving “American Idol” — the amazing news is that “American Idol” is still …
$5 billion the Pentagon doesn’t need
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
On Nov. 10 the White House forwarded a request to Congress for an additional $5.6 billion to fight the war against the Islamic State. This is pocket change by …

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