Birthday portrait by Orestis Tsonopoulos. C & Me

At the Morris-Jumel Mansion premiere of 'The Loves of Aaron Burr'.

SwEllington Swing

Rufus "Speedy" Jones Tossing the Salad!

OK, amazing solo by Rufus "Speedy" Jones, drumming for Duke Ellington, begins at :16. Hang in there for the insanity that ensues! Who is your favorite drummer who made a mark pre-1970?See more fun drumming videos from over 100 countries around the world at www.facebook.com/DrumTalkTV/videos

Posted by Drum Talk TV on Thursday, May 14, 2015

Indubitably, with Rufus “Speedy” Jones on the drums.

Film Preview, Thurs May 7, Bard Graduate Center. Film Premiere, Thursday May 14, Morris-Jumel Mansion

The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry & Binding presents artist Camilla Huey’s exhibition of striking and original corset portraits of nine literate women whose lives intertwined with the infamous Aaron Burr. The film invites the viewer, as voyeur, to peer indiscreetly into biography and personification through private lives amidst colonial politics, revolutionary and […]

Beat the Devil: Hep C, Harvoni &/or There’s HIP and there’s Hip

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April 1st, 2015 Upstaging it being the cat’s birthday comes the startling news that 2 weeks into a 12 week course of Harvoni treatment 30 years accumulation of the Hepatitis C virus in me is “undetectable”.  And on April Fools!  How apropos.  A disease without symptoms cured by a drug without side effects, save its $90,000 […]

Fetishism, Pt. 2. Exercises in Ulterior Design

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Intoxicology: On the Algebra of Need

From a collection by The Private Library.

Mean Old Man

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Portrait by Tau Battice.

Hip Hop Immortals at Jumel Terrace Books

Books on and of what makes Hip Hop.

Does it get any better than this?

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George (left & above) & Kurt (below)               Riding around in taxies.  Look out for us!  Yr backseat mens. also see:  Neighborhood Slice: Promo

Books Are Weapons

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Get out of jail.  Image: William Cordova