Poised somewhere along the edge where traditional Near Eastern music meets Debussy, Lebanese composer Marcel Khalifé’s Andalusia of Love is an album-long suite whose title references the period in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians and... more

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As an idealistic, progressive voter, I’ve voted for plenty of losing candidates over the years. But there’s never been a U.S. election before where I’ve considered the results clearly un-American until now. more

Taking Liberties 29 Comments

The Democratic convention just showed us the multiracial face of America as it exists today. The Republican nominee continues to show us the vile, twisted face of racism and bigotry in America. more

Taking Liberties 41 Comments

Shari'a law has become the panic button for fools—the sort of people who believe in death panels and fear the black helicopters of One World Government—as well as the hobbyhorse of Islamic fundamentalists. In Heaven on Earth, Sadakat Kadr more


Fill in the blank: “The hills are alive with the sound of _____.” If you can The Sound of Music ,Today in Milwaukee more

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