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Playing Ball: Spearhead Frontman Michael Franti Takes to the Streets
28 Jul 2002 // 8:03 PM

Michael Franti has made a life ignoring conventions. Maybe it stems from a formative childhood, a black boy adopted by white parents. Maybe it arises from an unwillingness to merely regard music as an frippery, an entertainment, merely a dramatic gesture


Though times change, Michael Franti's fire still burns
15 Oct 2007 // 7:35 PM

In 2004, musician Michael Franti and a small camera crew traveled into the hearts of Baghdad, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip - not the

//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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