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    Manhattan to build a new metropolitan opera house. The stock market crash of 1929 put the opera house plans at a halt. Rockefeller then decided to build a city within a city, today known as Rockefeller Center. He took one undesired strip on land that ran along Sixth Avenue and turned it into Theatre No. 10, which later became Radio City Music Hall. This grand theatre featured a block-long, six-story Grand Foyer, a ceiling of eighty-four feet, over 6,000 seats, and a magnificent 144 –foot-by-66-foot

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    In chapter ten of J.D. Salinger’s, Catcher in the Rye, there are three important concepts: loneliness, depression, and idealism. Holden evinces these concepts when he talks about his younger sister, goes to the Lavender room, and mentions Radio City Music Hall. Each of these concepts builds upon each other, especially the idea that Holden is lonely. Holden is alone once he arrives in New York after leaving Pencey Prep. Holden’s loneliness makes him think of his younger sister, Phoebe, who has a lot

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    been 4 different actors who have played Hedwig in this production so far (respectively): Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Rannells, Michael C. Hall, John Cameron Mitchell (who is the co-creator of the musical and starred in the movie as Hedwig), and Darren Criss who currently stars as Hedwig. The only other character in the show, Yitzhak, was originally played by Lena Hall and now is currently being played by Rebecca Jones. Wikipedia describes the plot of Hedwig and the Angry Inch as being “about a fictional

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    Music City History

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    Rikard AmericanLiterature, Period 2 12 February, 2016 Interesting Notes of Music City Nashville is an old, culture-rich city in the central part of Tennessee. It has several claims to fame and a large amount of history. Today's Nashville is a booming metropolitan city with a good economy. It was one of the first major entertainment centers in the south. Whether it's a good standard of living, education, or country music, one can find all this and much more in Nashville. Carroll Van West explains

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    Pittsburgh Music History

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    musicians and music organizations that have created music that has been enjoyed across America. Pittsburgh is a city of music with a history in Jazz, Classical, Pop, Doo-Wop, Rock, and most currently Rap. Many of Pittsburgh’s old musicians are award winning performers and song writers who have sold millions of records. Their music can now be heard on movies, TV, and even Broadway shows. These famous artists would be nothing without their teachers, producers, music promoters, managers, and radio personalities

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    industry had an amazing impact on many other popular cultures. Jazz was the favorite type of music among the flappers. The Jazz age was known to be powered by the prohibition of alcohol. Jazz became the most popular form of music for the youth. Many younger generations loved the feeling of having freedom on the dance floor. Many Jazz bands played at dance halls one known to be place was the Savoy in New York City and the Aragon in Chicago. The 1920s were an age of dramatic social and political changes

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    NYC Weekend Guide for 18 – 19, 2017 Thanksgiving is almost here! To get in the holiday spirit, the city has plenty of holiday-themed activities to see and do this weekend – not to mention plenty of regular activities and events as well! From special museum exhibitions to the famed Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, the city is truly coming alive as the holiday season edges closers. Here’s just a few things to see and do in NYC for this weekend! Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designers This popular

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    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum From the amazing museums to the beautiful gardens, adrenaline filled amusement parks, the adventurous wildlife exhibits known as zoos; Ohio has everything you could ask for. My favorite attraction has to be the Rock and Roll Hall and Fame and Museum. There are so many unique features about this museum, I wouldn’t know where to begin. The tower on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame supports a dual-triangular-shaped glass “tent” that extends onto a 65,000-square foot

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    Music means different things for different people, for me personally it means an escape from the real world, from the things that weigh on my mind, from my daily struggles. Music has always been something I’ve always enjoyed and know the most about since I was a young. Music in general is something I find interesting; the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum is also what I believe to be a very important part of the music world. The history of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum also plays an important

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    Well, the 1920’s gets the name Roaring Twenties due to the major change in political and social living. This period of time changed the way humans lived and viewed everyday life. With the start of many inventions including the automobile and the radio, social life began to improve for some, on the other hand the earlier generations saw this to be a coming of difference in social and racial views. This period had it reasons for being “Roaring”. With the ratification of the 19th Amendment, came

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