And because there were already 11 actors
in a rehearsal room downstairs waiting,
and buses zigzagging around town advertising the play,
the show had to go on.
The New Orleans-based Preservation Resource Center
raises money to renovate the homes of former
jazz musicians and sell them to private owners.
There were singers with bigger, steelier,
richer voices, but in her combination of talents
and in her range of repertoire, she was just about peerless.
Iraqi farmers are required to buy seeds mostly
from Monsanto, and the seeds are designed not to reproduce,
so you have to buy them again every year.
Negotiations over carbon emissions resemble the end
of a Quentin Tarantino film, when everyone
has a gun pointed at everyone else
and no one can make a move.
He had noted that when he and O'Connor jointly
wrote a campaign-finance case in 2003
they had begun with the belief that Congress
could restrict corporate spending in elections.
The controversy tends to revolve around the question
of whether it's an allegory about abstinence and, if so,
whether that's good or bad.