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December 20, 2012

Going out with a blast

Local band will mark 'end of the world' with a one-of-a-kind party

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Experts stressed that the ancient Mayas, whose “classic” culture of writing, astronomy and temple complexes flourished from A.D. 300 to 900, were extremely interested in future events, far beyond Dec. 21.

As for Plante?

“Highly doubtful,” he said, when asked if he thought tomorrow would be Earth’s last day. “There have been many apocalyptic predictions, all of which have let the bunker-buyers down.”

“We did however acquire 10 years of grain to sustain us, in case our skeptical ways led us astray,” he joked.

Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.

IF YOU GO

What: The Brew’s “End of the World” concert

When: tomorrow, 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30)

Where: Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury

How: $15. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.northshorepavilion.com or at the box office, 4 Ocean Front, North, Salisbury Beach. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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