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2011 Stories by Chris Trenchard

Archives: 2011 | 2010
  • Calypso's Better Half

    published March 23, 2011

    Ask 100 calypso musicians what their genre is all about, and you’ll get 100 different answers: politics, religion, science, education, sport,... More >>

  • The Scales and Stanzas of Justice

    published March 9, 2011

    Gone are the days when poetry readings were confined to the dimly lit coffee houses, public libraries, and beat bars of urbania. This being one of... More >>

  • Conversing on Choreography

    published February 23, 2011

    Choreographer Stephen Petronio has amassed a contact list of musicians for which any rock 'n' roll journalist would trade his or her... More >>

  • Hunt for Fun, Hunt for Pun

    published February 16, 2011

    The annual Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt is equally about finding the perfect team name and outfit as it is about finding hidden treasure.... More >>

  • Message Machine

    published February 16, 2011

    When hip-hop artist/author Toni Hickman suffered her second brain aneurysm in 2007, those close to her suggested it was time to put her art on... More >>

  • The Shelf Life of Cake

    published February 9, 2011

    John McCrea and his band, Cake, have gone the distance, and more than a few times. Maybe more than he would have liked. McCrea is the... More >>

  • Self-Immolation for Laughs

    published February 2, 2011

    We agree with Christopher Titus when he describes himself as a “pain miner and observer of stupidity.” If there’s an exhaustively... More >>

  • If A Tree Falls After the World Ends ...

    published January 26, 2011

    After the collapse of civilization, you're going to need a few things. Shelter would be good -- any rotting mountain shack will do -- and you'll... More >>

  • San Francisco Tape Music Festival: Show Preview

    published January 5, 2011

    Those lamenting the loss of real-time action in live music, and those who celebrate the limitless wonders of sampling and computer... More >>

  • Scandinavian Muslim in America

    published January 5, 2011

    Shabana Rehman's background is funny, but not necessarily what we'd call humorous. Born in Pakistan, she moved with her family to Norway, a region... More >>

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