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Saturday, September 8th

two takes

“Livin’ on a Prayer”

August Greene (Common [vocals], Robert Glasper [piano], Karriem Riggins [drums], et al.), live (backstage, Tonight Show), 8/13/18

 

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Bon Jovi, 1986

 

Friday, September 7th

what’s new

Tech N9ne (feat. Krizz Kaliko), live, Washington, D.C., 8/29/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (riding the Blue Line)

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baseball

He’s a pitcher, man. He’s a pitch-maker. He slows things down. He’s the Ben Zobrist of relief pitchers. He can do so many different things out there.

—Cubs manager Joe Maddon on relief pitcher Jesse Chavez, after last night’s 6-4 win over the Nationals

Friday, August 31st

what’s new

August Greene (Common [vocals], Robert Glasper [keyboards], Karriem Riggins [drums], et al.), “No Apologies,” live (TV show), 8/13/18

 

Friday, May 25th

One-word review: Wow!

Lauryn Hill with The Roots, live, Philadelphia, 2012

 

Saturday, May 19th

what’s new

Anderson .Paak, “Bubblin,” 5/17/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Monday, April 16th

what’s new

Talib Kweli, “All of Us” (feat. Jay Electronica, Yummy Bingham), 4/13/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights 

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, March 23rd

what’s new

August Greene (Common, vocals; Robert Glasper, keyboards; Karriem Riggins, drums; et al.) with guest singers Samora Pinderhughes, Maimouna Youssef, Brandy, Andra Day, live, Washington, D.C., 2/21/18

 

Monday, March 19th

what’s new

Big K.R.I.T. (aka Rodney Carmichael), live, Washington, D.C., 3/5/18

 

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lagniappe

reading table

father and son
go their separate ways…
blossom viewing

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), 1820 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Saturday, February 17th

what’s new

The Crossrhodes, live (“Footprints on the Moon,” “How You Gon’ Fall,” “Praying Prayers,” “America”), Washington, D.C., 2/9/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, February 2nd

more

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, live, Washington, D.C. 2016

 

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