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It Might As Well Be Spring

Although it was not be design, noted jazz drummer-arranger-composer JERRY KALAF seems to have found the essence of Springtime on his pastoral new album, WELCOME TO EARTH
by David McGee
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‘Poor Me’

Christine Santelli performs 'Poor Me' at Checkpoint Charlie's in New Orleans, March 2014
by David McGee
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Leave Her To Heaven (1945)

Directed by John M. Stahl with vivid cinematography by Leon Shamroy, LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN, a 1945 film noir entry, features beautiful GENE TIERNEY at her most captivating.
by David McGee
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Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

A great crop of new gospel CDs to consider. Featuring THE FAIRFIELD FOUR, THE NEW CHRISTIANAIRES, THE SUPREME ANGELS, MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR, TAY CLEMONS and JOR'DAN ARMSTRONG.
by David McGee
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The Deep Meaning of Passover For Us All

For MIA SHERWOOD LANDAU, Passover 'is more than a holiday to honor history.' For her, it's an opportunity to 'celebrate my own personal freedom from spiritual oppression.' Allow her to explain.
by David McGee
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Updike & Easter, 2015

Seven new perspectives on John Updike's enduring Easter poem, 'Seven Stanzas at Easter.'
by David McGee
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Bob Durst, Camp Counselor

MICHAEL SIGMAN remembers an odd summer camp season in 1964 when his camp counselor was an odd duck named BOB DURST, now an infamous accused murderer.
by David McGee
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Stirring the Heart, Captivating the Mind

The young order of contemplative nuns based in Missouri and known as BENEDICTINES OF MARY, QUEEN OF APOSTLES stir the heart and captivate the mind on EASTER AT EPHESUS.
by David McGee
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John W. James: Grief Guru to Bereaved Pet Owners

Lessons learned from the loss of a son inspired JOHN W. JAMES to develop a method of grief recovery for those mourning a different kind of loss--of beloved pets. DUNCAN STRAUSS has the story.
by David McGee
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Soul Stirring Joy

Gospel editor BOB MAROVICH weighs in on a new Soul Stirrers retrospective from the group's SAR Records years. Recommending this double-CD set: four previously unreleased Stirrers sides.
by David McGee
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