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The Great Critic Test
How Much Do You Really Know About These Freaks?
"...and audiences, which reached a passionate extreme in the Astor Place Riot of 1849, with 31 people killed because..."

Feb. 27, 1998 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Shakespeare's First Folio
Why the first collection of the Bard's plays is such a big deal and cause to celebrate on his 400th death anniversary
"...Nigel Cliff: The Shakespeare Riots Thu., April 14, 7pmThe author of The Shakespeare Riots..."

March 18, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Something Wicked This Way Comes ... Again!
Dueling Macbeths on the stages of Austin prove once again this Shakespearean killer's undying popularity.
"...the gesa upon them, which was a mystical condition placed on their lives, usually involving their deaths. In the..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Macbeth's Myriad of Misfortunes
The Scottish Play – still cursed after all these years
"...It was Macbeth that was being performed inside the Astor Place Opera House the night of May 10, 1849,..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Tributes
"...Greenwich Village in the Sixties (Astor Place)..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Music Feature

The Curse of the Play
"...It was Macbeth that was being performed inside the Astor Place Opera House the night of May 10, 1849,..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Records
Jeff Beck
"...age sappiness. Same with the out-of-body fingerpicking closer "Another Place," dedicated to the late great British heavy-duty drummer Cozy..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

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