Brad Shepik
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Jazz Triumphs of 2011 That Only a Fool Could Miss
30 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Critics can be fools, particularly in their own eyes. Here are five jazz discs from 2011 that should have been on my top ten list but slipped from view, then. It's not too late to dig them.

Songlines: Small Is Beautiful
18 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

Songlines has its finger on the pulse of the most important improvised music being made in North America these days.


Brad Shepik: Human Activity Suite
5 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

A versatile, wide-ranging quintet plays music from across the globe as well as downtown.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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