Bob Bestler

Bob Bestler

Comprehending the allure of Hamilton and rap

For the past couple of years, I’ve watched from hundreds of miles away the enormous popularity of Broadway’s “Hamilton’’ — from the months-long sellouts (currently until at least August 2017), to the high-priced tickets ($400 for the cheap seats).

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Sights from Ocean Boulevard Friday night during Bikefest

Memorial Day Bikefest kicked off Friday night on Ocean Boulevard.
Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
Sights from Ocean Boulevard Friday night during Bikefest 1:33

Sights from Ocean Boulevard Friday night during Bikefest

Sights and sounds from Ocean Boulevard on Day 1 of Bikefest 1:20

Sights and sounds from Ocean Boulevard on Day 1 of Bikefest

CCU coach Gilmore discusses loss & future (Video) 2:12

CCU coach Gilmore discusses loss & future (Video)

Officials briefly open traffic loop for backed-up traffic 0:21

Officials briefly open traffic loop for backed-up traffic