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Johnny Mercer, America’s troubadour
Raised in Savannah, Johnny Mercer brought a quintessentially southern style to both his life in New York and to his lyrics, which often evoked the lan…
The Smithsonian Institution's Object of the Day, November 13, 2019: Art Blakey's Drumstick
[caption id="attachment_16120" align="alignnone" width="500"] Art Blakey's Drumstick, 1947-1990, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of Afri…
Punk rock and the fall of the Berlin Wall
It began with a handful of East Berlin teens who heard the Sex Pistols on a British military radio broadcast to troops in West Berlin, and it ended wi…
Beyoncé and the politics of looking
A close reading of Beyoncé’s Video phone illuminates the strategic interplay of subjectivities in a video that essentially disrupts and complicates…
The Smithsonian Institution's Object of the Day, October 29, 2019: Fred Becker's "Beale Street Blues"
Fred Becker, Beale Street Blues, 1937-1938, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library. “Beale Street Blues has b…