Keith Spera
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Groove Interrupted: Loss, Renewal, and the Music of New Orleans
18 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM

New Orleans' history is fraught with tragedy and triumph. Both are reflected in the city’s vibrant, idiosyncratic music community. This excerpt tells of but one of the city's musicians captured in this fine book; the somewhat curmudgeonly, terribly talented Gatemouth Brown.

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After Hurricane Katrina, the Band Plays On: 'Groove Interrupted'
14 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

These profiles of some of the leading figures in New Orleans music capture the strength and faith they summoned to keep the music going after Hurricane Katrina.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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