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'Working': Fanfare for the common man

Working," the musical now on stage at Perseverance Theatre, is based on Studs Terkel's collection of essays, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day And How They Feel About What They Do." In interviews, Terkel has characterized his book as "violent" and "surreal," making it an unlikely source for a Broadway musical. "Working" died on Broadway after a quick 25 performances.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012303/thi_workreview.shtml
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Commitment to excellence

...A common afterthought injected by some heralded celebrity as they hold aloft their gleaming Oscar. Or the story of the common man who, faced with an uncommon crisis, rises above his mediocre life status to do something heroic. We usually find...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020102/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Word of mouth

...yourself this: When is the last time you can remember Big Money lining up behind anything that's to the benefit of the common man? In answer to the Word of Mouth guy who wanted to fill in Twin Lakes, well why don't we get rid of all those pesky...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081999/Ope_mouth.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...yourself this: When is the last time you can remember Big Money lining up behind anything that's to the benefit of the common man? In answer to the Word of Mouth guy who wanted to fill in Twin Lakes, well why don't we get rid of all those pesky...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081999/Ope_mouth.shtml
What have we come to in this state?

...governors, elected officials, the American Civil Liberties Union, the liberals who push for immoral laws, judges and the common man. Laugh and smirk, but the day is coming when we will see whose law is righteous and just - man's or God's. John...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120307/let_20071203014.shtml
Opinion
Defying the common, 'knowledgeable' man

...as being against the "wealthy elite" or individuals who support that kind of lavish living, is in fact against the "common man," better yet, the "knowledgeable common man." The people who fight the hardest to maintain the integrity of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022801/Ope_MyTurn.html
Opinion
Word of mouth

...I'd like to say that I enjoy the word of mouth column. I don't see it as a way to gossip, but rather as a way for the common man or woman to express their opinions. It is surely nice to read the Empire when nobody does proofreading. One article...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093099/Ope_word.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...as being against the "wealthy elite" or individuals who support that kind of lavish living, is in fact against the "common man," better yet, the "knowledgeable common man." The people who fight the hardest to maintain the integrity of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022801/Ope_MyTurn.shtml
A look at key US sanctions against Myanmar

...critics says domestic factors rather than sanctions - which had little effect for two decades - are the real reason for Myanmar's spring. Critics also say sanctions have been too blunt, hurting the corrupt elite less than the common man.

http://juneauempire.com/erika-kinetz/2012-11-23/look-key-us-sanctions-against-my
Finding a new organ's 'voice'

...transcriptions; marches; and a few patriotic suites: "Battle Hymn of the Republic," Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and Irving Berlin's "God Bless of America." "Not everybody likes organ music," Miller said. "This is really...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102005/thi_20051020019.shtml
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