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Friday Things Considered: The Gatsby Edition

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The summer movie season began officially for me last weekend when we took in The Great Gatsby at The Grand Lake Theater in Oakland.  Built in 1926, just a year after Gatsby was first published, the Grand Lake boasts marvelous Art Deco interiors and some awfully sweet concessionaires.  The story fell flat for me but the [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Finally saw both parts—all 7.5 hours—of Angels in America yesterday. Still baffled by so many things in the play—the absentee God, the avenging angel, the vague “great work,” the way audiences laugh every time the word Mormon is uttered. But I woke up thinking about all the messy, flawed humans—including the Mormons—depicted so beautifully by this cast and felt lucky to have spent so many hours watching them on stage (and a few consulting with them behind the scenes.) I expect the reluctant prophet’s final blessing for “more life” will linger for some time. #berkeleyrep