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Antebellum [Feature Preview]

Antebellum is one of the most anticipated shows at Fringe this year.  We discuss how its archetypes persist into today's creative consciousness with co-creator Leah Loftin.

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POINTS OF INTEREST: THE NEW RACIAL DOT DENSITY MAP

A new interactive map provides the chance to look at race and population at the individual level.  Does its accuracy confirm our assumptions or provide a new understanding?

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CROSSED PATHS: JOHN & LAURIE STIRRATT RECALL ALEX CHILTON

John and Laurie Stirratt were just two of the "millions of children" dreaming of Alex Chilton.  Back before they made their mark with their own bands (John with Uncle Tupelo and Wilco, Laurie with Blue Mountain), they played together in Oxford, MS, where their paths first crossed with Alex Chilton of Big Star.  In this oral history, they recollect the early days of their careers and how one gig led to a lifetime of interaction with the legend.  

New Orleans Inherits the Upstairs Lounge

The Upstairs Lounge fire continues affect us, perhaps now more strongly than in the cloistered past.  But are we sacrificing individual tragedies in an attempt to establish a united history?