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Calendar, Night&Day African Road-Trip

African Road-Trip

When Bongo Sidibe played with Grateful Dead member Mickey Hart in 2008, he was probably the only person in the Shoreline Amphitheatre who had never heard of him — it was one of his first gigs in the U.S.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Neo Griot

Neo Griot

In this country, if people amble around while singing to themselves and telling random stories, they're called crazy or homeless or both. In West African states such as Guinea, they're revered as griots — wandering poets, musicians, and oral historians.…
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No Place Like Curb

One after another, the reflections of dilapidated trailers, decommissioned school buses, and late-model RVs roll through the rearview mirror of the unmarked police car. Officer Paul Swiatko squints in the dawn glare as he drives by the hundreds of dented…
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