Don Shirley
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Why the LA Times' new theater column needs a new name

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Oaxaca in LA
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Gary Leonard
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Visualizing Language

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Don Shirley
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Why the LA Times' new theater column needs a new name

I'm glad the Times has returned to its long tradition of including theater coverage every Friday, but the new column would benefit from a clarification of how it operates.
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Gary Leonard
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Chinatown Branch Library

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