THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Encore: It's become a silly contrivance that must be stopped

By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / November 7, 2004

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In 2001, near the end of her two-hour extravaganza at the FleetCenter, Janet Jackson left the stage for five unforgivable minutes before returning to perform an encore. Was she having zipper trouble? Was she topping off her chakra with fan love as required by her life coach or choreographer? A novice concertgoer would have been led to believe that if ... (Full article: 759 words)

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