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Duet recital features popular, celebrated faculty artists

KALAMAZOO — Two of Western Michigan University’s most popular and celebrated musicians, violinist Renata Artman Knific and pianist Lori Sims, will perform together in a Faculty Artist Series recital Friday, Jan. 24, beginning at 8:15 p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. Tickets for the Knific-Sims duet recital, which will include sonatas by William Bolcom, …

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Cameraman Woos Spielberg to Dark, Erotic Side

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – They are the oddest of couples: a sunny Hollywood storyteller with a strong sentimental streak and his director of photography, a master of shadows, beckoning him to the dark side. Director Steven Spielberg dwells on beauty, said Janusz Kaminski, Spielberg’s director of photography, in a recent interview. Kaminski, for his part, …

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The quiet man

From Poland to Melbourne, actor Jacek Koman has led a strange, if not secret, life, writes Catherine Keenan. There have been some weird moments in Jacek Koman’s life. A curiously aimless attempt to enlist him in the Polish secret police. The time he and his brother were saved from destitution by a former Nazi. Plus, …

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