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Monitor loudness, but otherwise leave Merriweather alone [Commentary]

Monitor loudness, but otherwise leave Merriweather alone [Commentary]

It sits amid Columbia's splendid Symphony Woods. It is named after a breakfast cereal heiress who loved classical music. A designer of it was Frank Gehry, perhaps the most famous living architect. Merriweather Post Pavilion is the crown jewel of Columbia's arts venues, a performance stage ranked as the No. 2 amphitheater in the nation by Billboard magazine (beat only by the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles). It is an integral part of James Rouse's vision of a Columbia that fulfills the harmony between life, work and leisure. All Columbians embrace it. Well, not all. In fact, it is driving some of them crazy. A bone of contention that has existed since Merriweather was built...

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