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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Charles John Spencer
Broadway sensation "The Book of Mormon" has landed in London, to a warm reception from theatergoers and mixed notices from critics
What is the point of a monarch?
The critics have spoken _ "Viva Forever" did not spice up their lives.
Does "The Bodyguard" have the muscle to be a hit?
Princess Diana's younger brother has married a Canadian philanthropist in a low-key wedding at his ancestral home in central England.
British divorce lawyers have words of warning for Prince William: Not all fairy tales have happy endings.
Princess Diana's brother Charles Spencer says he is engaged to Canadian philanthropist Karen Gordon.
New Orleans' heritage as the cradle of jazz helps it draw millions of visitors each year, and the city reminds them of that history with pamphlets, murals and bright neon. Yet numerous homes and music halls that incubated the art form have disappeared, with the city allowing the most recent of them to be razed late last year.
Most critics praised the production's skill and energy, though the Daily Telegraph's Charles Spencer said "its mixture of satire and syrup ultimately proves repellent."
"This musical is tawdry, lazy and unedifying," he said, awarding the show one star.