Poster for Bad Axe directed by David Siev

Film Review: Bad Axe

2020 wasn’t a great year for Asian-Americans in the hospitality trade. Forced to adapt their businesses to ever-changing pandemic rules, restaurateurs struggled to keep their heads…
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Poster for Flint: Who Can You Trust? by director Anthony Baxter

Film Review: Flint

The people of Flint have had to endure the tortures of the damned for nearly a decade. First, in 2014, in response to an economic crisis, the state of Michigan forced them to sourc…
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Poster for Meat the Future directed by Liz Marshall

Film Review: Meat the Future

“Lab-grown meat” may not sound particularly appetizing, but Meat the Future, directed by Liz Marshall and narrated by the legendary Jane Goodall, seeks to help us understand the vi…
Cover art for Les Racines by Vieux Farka Touré

Music Review: Les Racines

Vieux Farka Toure's new album, Les Racines, was recorded in Bamako, Mali, in his home studio, which is named after his father, the eminent African blues guitarist Ali Farka Touré. …
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Cover of Worth The Risk by Kristen Lee

Book Review: Worth the Risk

During the past two years, the never-ending news cycle focusing on the dangers of the world led many to hunker down in their desire to remain “safe.” Kristen Lee observes in her ne…
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The cover of All For Love by Matt Kahn

Book Review: All For Love

Matt Kahn’s new book, All for Love, is both poetic and practical. The poetic part appears in definitions and descriptions. For example, conversation is defined as “a dance of shari…
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Music Review: Stories Up High

Laney Jones has been to the bottom and back up again. Lucky for us, she has the courage to share her journey and discoveries on her third album, Stories Up High. It moves from mela…

Music Review: Satchel of Songs

Diane Patterson’s sixth studio album, Satchel of Songs, was released on International Women’s Day (March 8). Patterson told S&H, “I see International Women’s Day as part of the sac…
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Music Review: Life on Earth

Life on Earth is the eighth studio album from Alynda Segarra and their band Hurray for the Riff Raff. Minimal electronic synth-rock is the raft these songs ride upon, with lyrics t…
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