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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21
30 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM
Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.
The Best Non-Fiction of 2010
23 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.
In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love
23 Feb 2011 // 6:00 AM
A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.
'Agnostic': Against Theists and Atheists
20 Apr 2016 // 3:30 AM
Lesley Hazleton’s brand of agnosticism simply holds open a space for contemplative thinking.
On the Sameness and Difference of 'Warhol & Mapplethorpe'
21 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM
This new museum book highlights the challenge of housing two giants under one roof, with mixed results.
Counterbalance No. 19: Patti Smith’s 'Horses'
4 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM
One of the most critically-acclaimed debuts in rock history, Patti Smith’s Horses is a whirlwind of poetry and proto-punk rock. Counterbalance takes Horses for a ride -- go Rimbaud and go Johnny go!
Patti Smith Joins Carmen Consoli on "Mio Zio"
29 Jun 2010 // 1:00 AM
Patti Smith joined the Sicilian singer-songwriter Carmen Consoli to perform Consoli's "Mio Zio"(My Uncle) in Turin, Italy. The song, from Consoli's latest album, Elettra,
Musician-artist Patti Smith unleashes her imagination on a museum tour
8 Jun 2012 // 12:43 AM
DETROIT — “Here’s my favorite painting in the museum,” says Patti Smith, bringing a hand up to her chest, as if the sight of her
Rocker-poet-artist-mother’s many facets are seen in a slim volume
11 Jan 2012 // 12:35 AM
One thing I’ve always admired about Patti Smith is her refusal to be characterized. Rocker, poet, artist, mother: She seems to inhabit each of