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Baseball or Ballet?

We’d like to find out what we weren’t taught – why our cultural institutions matter, if in fact they still do? Is ballet a better use of time than a baseball game? Why go see Shakespeare, even Shakespeare in the Park? What separates the Ring Cycle from the Lord of the Rings? Why do performances so packed with universal Truth and Beauty need a four-year degree to appreciate? Continue reading

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