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Remembering San Antonio's Horn-Infused Doo-Wop Scene

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 12:35pm

From the early '60s until the mid '70s, a multi-cultural music scene thrived on the west side of San Antonio, Texas. Ed Ward looks at two releases on Numero that open a small window on this music.

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'Modern Girl' Carrie Brownstein Describes Finding (And Hiding) Herself In Music

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 12:17pm

The Sleater-Kinney guitarist and singer is known for her defiant performances, but it was vulnerability that initially drew her to music. Brownstein's new memoir is Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl.

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CBS' 'Supergirl' Struggles To Get Off The Ground

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 12:18pm

In the new series, Melissa Benoist's Supergirl is overshadowed by her boss, played by Calista Flockhart. David Bianculli asks: "Shouldn't the most interesting character in Supergirl be ... Supergirl?"

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At 81, Feminist Gloria Steinem Finds Herself Free Of The 'Demands Of Gender'

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 11:42am

As she approached 60, the co-founder of Ms. magazine says, she entered a new phase in life, one in which "you can do what you want." Steinem's new memoir is My Life on the Road.

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