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"Come and See" Is an Apocalyptic Vision of the Past

The teenage boy’s ears are blown out, and blackish crimson is flooding out of his nose. A Nazi paratrooper is ensnared in the trees above him, struggling to grab a hold of a machine gun and spray the boy down with bullets. The teenage girl, her grip limply holding the strap of her rifle, once so eager to fight the enemy, has the opportunity to take her shot and defend her new friend.

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Preview- Jon Mayer Brings Jazz to SMC

Jon Mayer (not the pop star) is a Jazz pianist who has recorded with John Coltrane and led bands with celebrated jazz musicians like Billy Higgins and Ron Carter. His career began in New York in the 1950s, and it took him to places like France where he performed with Chet Baker at the Blue Note Jazz Club. His path even landed him some gigs writing material for Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra.

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The Play's the Thing: SMC Presents "Shakespeare in Love"

On the far side of a darkened stage, William Shakespeare sits hunched over his desk, quill in hand, as he struggles to write what would one day would become one of his most famous sonnets. "Shall I compare thee to — to — a mummer's play?" Shakespeare says before being joined onstage by his fellow playwright, Christopher Marlowe, who suggests, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"

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Carl’s Jr. Enters the Sustainable Century

On January 2nd, Carl’s Jr. began the rollout of a collaboration with Beyond Meat, introducing the “Beyond Famous Star” burger at more than 1,000 locations nationwide. This was the company’s first step in a plant-based direction, and a somewhat unexpected one coming from a brand that had previously been associated with an audience consisting almost exclusively of meat eaters.

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