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"It is the redemption of this metal, that could have taken your life or mine." Read more...
Watch: Artist Molly Crabapple talks about her new paintings, entitled "The Shell Game" and her documentary drawings of #OWS, #15-M and the global unrest. Read more...
Three members of the Russian band Pussy Riot have spent the last six months in prison for staging a protest against Russian leader Vladimir Putin inside an Orthodox cathedral. On Friday, the group was awarded the LennonOno Grant for Peace award by the artist and activist Yoko Ono. On Thursday, Pussy Riot also received the public backing of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on her first visit to the United States in more than three decades. Read more...
Emerging folk artist Matt Pless is quickly becoming the quintessential Occupy folk hero, having traveled to Zuccotti Park from his native Baltimore with next to nothing but his guitar and his deceptively radical songcraft. Featured on the Read more...
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend - Curtis Mayfield Live In The UK - 1984
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend with the Great Curtis Mayfield, live in concert - recorded by the BBC in 1984. Read more...

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Late Wednesday evening, a member of Occupy LA was struck by a car as he rode his bicycle to cross a Beverly Hills street at a crosswalk... Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Dinah Kaye - 1954
Nights The Roundtable with Burma-born British torch singer Dinah Kaye and her 1954 single for X Records in the U.S., Strike A Match. Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Lloyd Price - 1953
Nights at the Roundtable with the immortal Lloyd Price and one of the classics songs he recorded for Specialty Records in New Orleans. Where You At? Recorded on April 16, 1953. Read more...