The New Faith by Jake Blount

Music Review: The New Faith

The New Faith is a beautifully crafted Afrofuturist album by Jake Blount that tells the story of a group of Black climate refugees who are cursed to wander the planet after it’s de…
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Synesthesia by Sherry Finzer

Music Review: Synesthesia

Sherry Finzer’s new album is a journey of radiant solo flute music that releases stress and relaxes the mind and body. Finzer specializes in native flutes and low flutes. This is t…
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Utama poster

Film Review: Utama

Utama, which has been chosen as Bolivia’s Academy Awards submis-sion, opens with a striking image of a man walking towards a setting sun across a landscape of cracked and scorched …
No Bears poster

Film Review: No Bears

Despite being the subject of a filmmaking ban imposed by the Iranian government, Jafar Panahi has defied his country’s authorities by directing five features since the ban was impo…
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Gentle Power by Emilia Elisabet Lahti, PhD

Book Review: Gentle Power

For many of us, the word “power” evokes images of executives around a conference table, politicians delivering fiery speeches, or, unfortunately, all kinds of violence. But what if…
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The Power of Awe

Book Review: The Power of Awe

What if you were offered a microdose as potent as a psychotropic that lifts depression and gives you a buzz? Would you try it? Turns out, we all have access to something just as po…
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Book Review: Wyrdcraft

The Old English wyrd (pronounced “weird”) means fate or destiny. It is the spiritual web that gives our life meaning and connects us all. Ever present and elemental, it is the sour…
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The Other Tom

Film Review: The Other Tom

Filmmakers Laura Santullo and Rodrigo Plá, who are Uruguayans based in Mexico, cross the border for an examination of the conflicting interests and confusing messages around Americ…
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Girl Picture

Film Review: Girl Picture

Mimmi (Aamu Milnoff), Rönkkö (Eleonoora Kauhanen), and Emma (Lineea Leino) are all in their late teens, a time of their lives that’s ironically and incon-veniently very serious yet…
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Spiral Rendezvous

Music Review: Spiral Rendezvous

The seasoned trio of R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton, and Will Clipman have released five albums over 30 years. Spiral Rendezvous is their latest sonic journey of eclectic sound scu…
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