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Rain is different in New Orleans

It fills up the potholes and stripped-away concrete in the streets and makes an already rough commute sluggish. In the summer, it rains almost every afternoon, as if the city itself hits a breaking point right around 2 p.m. — “all right, it’s just too hot” — and gives up and breaks down in storms.

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The Gawker Trial of 2016

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Music as Dissent in Tunde Kelani’s Film “Saworoide”

True musicianship powerfully connects the plot to the true history.