Race and Sci-fi Theory: Not Just for Dissertations Anymore

Race and Sci-fi Theory: Not Just for Dissertations Anymore

By Dawn Eyestone

Ever thought Toni Morrison's Beloved has a place at ComicCon? Carringont's Speculative Blackness might be for you. 25 Jul 2016 // 8:30 AM

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Various Artists: Boombox - Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 79-82

None of the artists on this in-depth Soul Jazz compilation went on to achieve Bambaataa levels of fame, but nearly 35 years removed, that early hip-hop flavor remains as fresh as ever.

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Chromatics: Cherry / Just Like You EP

The ever-prolific Johnny Jewel returns to his main project with two new releases that further assert his prodigious talent.

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‘Adultery’ Makes a Legal Argument With Clarity

Deborah L. Rhode examines infidelity in a variety of arenas; from the military to politics, from marriage to alternative lifestyles.

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‘The Night Of’ Is HBO’s Great New Noir

In the snappy but long-fuse start to this promising new HBO miniseries, a night of bad decisions and a conveniently patchy memory sends a prototypical "good kid" from Queens tumbling through the Dante-esque tribulation of the legal process.

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‘Global Punk’: The Longevity of Punk Encourages

No previous survey of punk has likely examined a Celtic band from Indonesia, or swept across the Basque Country, Poland, and Edinburgh as well as Long Island, Chicago, or Austin.

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13 Jul 2016 // 2:30 AM

The Avalanches: Wildflower

Wildflower is an hour-long musical journey through dimensions of sound and invention that were previously only accessible via the Avalanches' magical debut.

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Brad Mehldau Trio: Blues and Ballads

Twenty-five years into a great career, Brad Mehldau issues one of subtlest and most comfortable trio performances.

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13 Jul 2016 // 2:15 AM

M. Craft: Blood Moon

Blood Moon is a quiet album made at a time when everything else churned out these days comes with pomp and circumstance at wake-the-dead volume levels.

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Various Artists: Day of the Dead

Aaron and Bryce Dessner have masterfully assembled a dizzying array of contemporary artists to reinterpret the songs of the Grateful Dead.

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The 2016 Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Metric, and Hiromi highlighted a diverse opening weekend of the 30th annual festival.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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