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Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times
8 Mar 2012 // 4:00 PM
Four jazz musicians from Brooklyn, Ghana, and South Africa demonstrate how modern Africa reshaped jazz, how modern jazz helped form a new African identity, and how such musical crossings altered the politics and culture of both continents.
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.
Monk Rethunk in 'Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original'
21 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM
With 14 years of study, new interviews, access to unreleased tapes, and the blessing of the Monk family, Robin Kelley has created a masterpiece of musical biography.