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Setting Times stories to music: From Searchers to Jagwar Ma
Setting Times stories to music: From Searchers to Jagwar Ma

I just saw one of the Great Reads soundtrack bands, Jagwar Ma, at a quintessential Southern California spot: the Santa Monica Pier. Have you been to the Thursday night twilight concerts there? It’s an evening to make you smitten with Los Angeles. First, have a picnic on the beach. Watch the sun go down and the lights on the Ferris wheel start glowing. And sure, you could stay on your blanket and listen to the show, but if you want to dance, climb up on that old wooden pier. I had already seen Jagwar Ma at Coachella this year (so that makes two quintessential Southern California spots), and this young Australian band with an old Britpop vibe knocked me out with their puppylike...

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