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Japanese Jolt

Armed with a Casio, glow-in-the-dark face paint and some ridiculously gigantic headgear, Japanese trio eX-Girl will take on the lazy indie-rock scene at Go! Studios in Carrboro next Tuesday.


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Every Inch a Winner

What is most striking about John Cameron Mitchell's Hedwig and the Angry Inch is not the story of a down-on-his-luck transsexual, nor is it the message that sexual orientation is a fluid...


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The Moor Shoots Hoops

The decision by Tim Blake Nelson to direct Brad Kaaya's screenplay for the film O is neatly summarized by the following quote from the third scene of the third act of William Shakespeare's Othello:.


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Unmagical Realism

Rodolfo Abularach's new exhibition at the Duke Museum of Art is a highly repetitive visual feast, infused with a thin layer of meaning and thought only at is conclusion.


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Striking Out

The first 10 minutes of Kevin Smith's newest film, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, epitomize why the last of the writer-director-actor's "View Askew" or "New Jersey" films is both so good and yet...


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Björk Bares All

There is really only one way to listen to Bjsrk's new album: lights off, candle lit, lying naked in bed, staring at the ceiling with your soul bared to the secrets being shared.


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One in a Million

Aplane crash in the Bahamas last Saturday night ended the life of 22-year-old singer and actress Aaliyah Haughton, one of the most innovative artists in today's hip-hop landscape.


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Bad Catch

Don't place any bets on the success of this summer's baseball movie, Summer Catch. It's boring, it's brainless and it's all been done before.


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Clueless in Cyberspace

Recess logged on and tuned in to automated IM Buddy "SmarterChild." Though created as a resource for info-tracking, this cybersmarty doesn't have ALL the answers.


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Tara On...

Film star and sex kitten Tara Reid wants more than a slice of American Pie. Outspoken and uninhibited, she's got a mouthful for everyone, though her opinions may be tough to swallow.


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Bubbling Over

The commercials and previews for Bubble Boy really haven't done justice to this meaningful comedy, a spoof on the situation of the real-life "Boy in the Bubble.


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Powerhouse Production

By now, you've probably heard the buzz about The Producers, Broadway's record-shattering sensation. Winner of 12 Tony Awards, the show is sold out for the next year and onward, prompting the...