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    September 18, 2016 at 6:30pm, I had the privilege of attending Dirty Dancing, the classic story on stage written by Eleanor Bergstein at the Memphis, Tennessee Orpheum. Bergstein is an American writer who wrote and co-produced the popular film Dirty Dancing back in the 80’s. She wrote the story based partly off her own childhood. James Powell was the director, Trinity Wheeler was the producer, and Michele Lynch was the choreographer for this musical. With this being a musical there were many songs throughout the play, but two of the main songs from the original movie that transferred into this musical where Do You Love Me by the Contours and (I’ve Had) The Time of my Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes. The Dirty Dancing Musical is…

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    Theatre reviews are an integral part of the theatre, without reviews how do audiences know what they should go see and what they should avoid? The two examples of mass media chosen for comparision are two theatre reviews of the current stage musical ‘Dirty Dancing’. I chose to take the reviews from two different reviewers from different websites, Brian Godfrey for Glam Adelaide and Vito Mattarelli for Australian Stage. Glam Adelaide is a website which is dedicated to revewing and writing stories…

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    Film is a huge industry in our daily world. We are constantly looking forward to the next big film coming out, or relishing in classic flicks, such as for me Dirty Dancing. We base our holidays off movies such as Christmas everyone watching Elf, but let’s be real that movie is great year around. What makes a film so intriguing, that we can’t take our eyes off the screen? A good plot, good actors, but also the special effects, can really define a movie’s greatness. “The art of visual effects…

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    Imagine if I told you that the popular movie, Dirty Dancing, could have been an epic failure due to a highly controversial social issue! Eleanor Bergstein purposely wrote the script so that the film’s plot relied entirely on an illegal abortion. Dirty Dancing’s stunning choreography and compelling romantic story mesmerized audiences on both sides of America’s abortion debate. Details about “Dirty Dancing” The movie Dirty Dancing is often thought of as a dance movie or a love story, but there’s…

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    Alas Babylon Analysis

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    Pat Frank’s Alas, Babylon has more meaning than just a title of a random book. Randy and Mark Bragg, brothers, knew a nuclear war was coming but did not want anyone to know about it. Mark lived in Omaha while Randy lived in Florida. They would communicate back and forth to each other, via telephone or telegram, and “Alas Babylon” was their codename (Frank 14). Codename was a warning for a nuclear war was coming and if it were to spread to the family, they would all freak out. Alas, Babylon had…

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    This story takes place during a time in history referred to as “The Dirty Wars.” The Dirty Wars took place when Isabel Peron was removed from office and replaced with Lieutenant General Jorge Rafael Videla sometime in the 70’s. just to give a quick synopsis these wars pretty much occurred, because there were certain political rules that Lieutenant General Jorge Rafael Videla set for this country, but of course as with any government there are people who aren’t always in agreeance with this. He…

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    Dancing At Lughnasa Essay

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    Father Jack ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ is a play written by Brian Friel which was first published in 1990. The play is about five Irish sisters and their struggles in a 1930’s Ireland. With reference to the way Friel present Father Jack, how far do you agree that he deserves our sympathy? Friel first presents Jack as an almost god-like figure and a war a hero. Our first impression of Jack is positive, we look up to and admire him, because he is presented in such a hero manner we don’t think we…

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    The Mothers and Memory In 1977 just after the Argentine “Dirty War” began terrorizing the nation, a courageous and determined group of mothers took to the streets to protest the disappearances of their sons and daughters. These women, known as the Madres de Plaza de Mayo, became a powerful source of resistance to the Process of National Reorganization commissioned by the military junta which controlled Argentina between 1976 and 1983. In these seven years, it is estimated that roughly 30,000…

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    Do any of you guys have any noteworthy encounters with the police, Good or Bad? please share This will be long ass shit, FYI I 'll start: around September 2013, I was working as facilities engineer, which is a dirty job. I pretty much carried around an entire toolkit with me most days, i.e a hammer, screwdriver, boxcutter, drywall patch and etc. As I 'm heading home for the day, listening to music, two men grabbed me from behind and tried to drag me down to the curb. I did what anyone would…

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    The Radiological Dispersion Device A Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD) is a combination of conventional explosives (dynamite) and radioactive components (The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2014). A RDD is any device that causes the resolute diffusion of radioactive material without a nuclear detonation (REMM, 2016).Terrorist who have utilized RDDs have labeled them as dirty bombs (Ready, 2016). However, the United States military recognizes RDDs as Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)…

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