Why Brexit

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Barney Fife: The Law

  Don Knotts was a comedy genius but he understood that his creation, the bumbling Deputy Barney Fife, needed depth to be an effective character.  Here he faces down two men, each far more physically powerful than himself, simply because

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PopeWatch: Ad Orientem

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   After conducting his first symphony since being named Maestro of the New Mexico Philharmonic, Chinese-born Li Wei Chen has been under heavy scrutiny from

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The Rite of Spring

  Something for the weekend.  Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring (1913).  It seems like merely a pleasant piece of music today, but a riot ensued when it, and the ballet it was composed, The Rite of Spring, were performed

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