Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sherita

Sherita is a NYC-based band that explores “the acoustic traditions of the Balkans and Near East.” I had the opportunity to see them play at Barbes, in Park Slope, when I lived in NYC. They’re really outstanding – in all … Continue reading

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On Vassilis Paleokostas

The BBC has an excellent long form story on Vassilis Paleokostas, Greece’s notorious “Robin Hood” figure. He’s escaped from Korydallos prison twice – by helicopter – and remains at large today, despite the sizable bounty placed on his head. Take … Continue reading

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