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At the End of the Day

It doesn’t do to be economical with the Truth. Here at The Slog, our aim is to be ecumenical about it: so in a mixed bag tonight, everyone comes in for a mixture of praise and bashing, regardless of their demographics, politics, tactics, narcotics, or other varietal characteristics. 1,027 more words

Los Cumpleaños | Latin Dance

May 8th | 9:30 PM |Barbes| Suggested $10

Los Cumpleaños play classic era Cumbia, Porro, Son Caribeño, Salsa Criolla and Bullerengue from Colombia with the energy of a downtown punk rock band washed in a sea of cutting-edge psychedelic new wave synths & wild style retro organ sounds.


Election Day on Boulevard de la Chapelle

I am on line five of the metro, on the day of the first round of the French Presidential election. It’s a Sunday and only 10am but the metro is pretty full, the line running from the south of the city at Place d’Italie to the North-Eastern suburbs of Bobigny. 1,633 more words


dropping in

It’s been awhile. I’m writing this from Paris, after a whirlwind tour of southern New Jersey, New York, and Los Angeles, where I caught up with family and friends and generally ran around like a crazy person doing an average of twelve things each day compared to the one or two things that was my norm in Dakar. 970 more words


#JusticePourTheo #PasdeJusticePasDePaix 13 Nights of Revolt in #France & No End In Sight

Last night people in several french cities took the streets again to protest against police violence and justice for Theo. Clashes were reported from Barbes, Rouen, Argenteuil and Menilmontant. 612 more words