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Entries by Michael Sigman from 02/2011

Sondheim's Lyrics: Rhymes, Reasons and Religion

| Posted 02.02.2011 | Arts

Though I grew up in an agnostic household, I was rarely in doubt that a spiritual force was afoot. Music, specifically what's come to be called "The Great American Songbook," was our religion.

The Importance of Play: It's More Than Just Fun and Games

| Posted 02.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Modern technology reveals that play lights up the brain in such desired areas as clarity and memory. Common sense tells us that if we've been encouraged to play as a child, beginner's mind comes more naturally as an adult.

Eight-Track Museum Gives Slice of Music History a Place in the Sun

| Posted 02.19.2011 | Entertainment

My Eight-track's pumpin' out a country song/ About a girl that's done me wrong/ My Eight-track's playing all your favorite songs/ So come on honey sin...

Girls Gone Graphic: Poseurs Parses LA Nightlife

| Posted 02.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Poseurs, Deborah Vankin's funny, touching graphic novel about the adventures of young adults immersed in L.A. party culture, reminds me of how I learned to decode the notorious "Hollywood No."