Story | Mar 27, 2013 | 5:33 PM
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Story | Dec 4, 2014 | 5:20 AMAfter decades of watching, I still cannot suppress a smile when I reach the climactic moment in the film "Miracle on 34th Street" when Kris Kringle's lawyer dumps thousands of pieces of mail onto the desk of the hapless, befuddled judge. The letters and cards, simply addressed to "Santa Claus, North Pole," are admitted as evidence to demonstrate that the man accused of being delusional is, in fact, Santa Claus. In my more cynical-lawyer moments, I believe the more compelling reason for Kris' ultimate courtroom victory is the judge's re-election campaign. This time of year, however, I try to suspend my cynicism.
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Story | Jan 13, 2011
Longtime Captain Beefheart guitarist-manager Gary Lucas will present a symposium on the life and legacy of the artist otherwise known as Don Van Vliet, who died Dec. 17, at the Echoplex at 8 p.m. Jan. 13. Special guests Kristine McKenna,...