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Ben Folds at the Marquee Theatre

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Ben Folds has been writing piano rock oscillating between sardonic humor and commentary on the human condition since his beginnings with Ben Folds Five. Along the way, he's been cast as many things -- a father, a joker, a pissed off dude -- but above all, he's remained an entertainer. Lonely Island, his latest creative venture, is a collaboration with Nick Hornby, the British author responsible for High Fidelity and About A Boy. Hornby provided the lyrics, while Folds provided the music...full story