Tag: Spike Lee

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Five Years Down the Road, the Storm Continues

Sunday marked the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. With this historic date, comes a flood (sorry, couldn’t resist) of retrospectives, tributes and, of course, horrific tales.

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HeadCount Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Galactic Calling for a Full Gulf “Headcount”

Whether it’s from Jeff Raines of Galactic, Spike Lee, HBO or a member of the New Orleans Saints, there’s been a lot of talk about New Orleans and the Gulf of late, and much of it is good news. The 2010 Census is seen as a once-a-decade opportunity to increase federal funding to the area, and there’s great…

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Interview: Stew On The State Of The Union

I’m sure stranger things have happened on Broadway than a brilliantly scrappy Los Angeles psych-punk band – provocatively named the Negro Problem – evolving into a Tony Award-winning musical. But I really can’t think of any. Still, that’s what happened to guitar-slinging, Godard-quoting, rockin’-soul singer Stew and his bass-bumping artistic henchwoman and former squeeze, Heidi…