Tag Archives: Gregg Barrios

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RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Deepa Iyer, Carmen Tafolla & Gregg Barrios, Margaret Randall, Michael Hurd, Ed Sanders, Atash, Jim Hightower, Richard Zelade

We discuss racial justice post-9/11 and African-American history in Texas, get the lowdown on Labor Day, visit with a beatnik legend, learn about Austin in the Jazz Age, and listen to classy world music and world class poetry. Interviews by … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Deepa Iyer, Carmen Tafolla & Gregg Barrios, Margaret Randall, Michael Hurd, Ed Sanders, Atash, Jim Hightower, Richard Zelade

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PODCAST | Cesar Chavez biographer Miriam Pawel with poet-critic Gregg Barrios

Gregg Barrios, a veteran of the original Rag, moderated a conversation with author Miriam Pawel at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2014 Our guests featured on this Rag Radio podcast … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Cesar Chavez biographer Miriam Pawel with poet-critic Gregg Barrios

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PODCASTS | Gregg Barrios, Bruce Dancis, and Betsy Leondar-Wright on Rag Radio

A noted poet-playwright and critic, a Vietnam draft resister and pop culture journalist, and an economic justice advocate join us in three lively podcasts. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May 5, 2014 Gregg Barrios, the noted … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Gregg Barrios, Bruce Dancis, and Betsy Leondar-Wright on Rag Radio

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BOOKS / Gregg Barrios : Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’ Speaks in the Polygot of the Streets

Zadie Smith’s latest novel, NW,speaks in the polygot of the streets Smith never identifies the color of her characters — well, not unless they are white. By Gregg Barrios / Critical Mass / February 27, 2013 “Tread carefully over the … finish reading BOOKS / Gregg Barrios : Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’ Speaks in the Polygot of the Streets

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Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

Dia de los Muertos altar honors the memory of Cantinflas at San Antonio retrospective. Photo by Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog.Catinflas 101:Don Mario’s silent empire Known for his ‘little tramp’ outfit of patched, baggy pants, rope belt, tattered vest, … finish reading Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

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Gregg Barrios : An Appreciation of Judith Crist

Judith Crist passed away at the age of 90 in Manhattan on Aug. 7, 2012. Photo by Gabe Palacio / Getty Images. Inset below: Crist in 1967. Photo from AP.An appreciation: Pioneering film critic Judith Crist (1922-2012) By Gregg Barrios … finish reading Gregg Barrios : An Appreciation of Judith Crist

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Gregg Barrios : The Charmed Life of Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron. Image from Indiewire.Eat, love, and kvetch:Nora Ephron’s charmed life As much as she kvetches, she never whines. Her unique ability to take any pain in her life and turn it into a satiric essay or a romantic film … finish reading Gregg Barrios : The Charmed Life of Nora Ephron

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MUSIC / Gregg Barrios : Patti Smith’s ‘Banga’

The wait is over:Patti Smith’s ‘Banga‘ The title cut is a meditation on Pontius Pilate’s dog Banga in Mikhail Bulgakov’s satirical novel, The Master and Margarita. By Gregg Barrios | The Rag Blog | June 13, 2012 Patti Smith fans’ … finish reading MUSIC / Gregg Barrios : Patti Smith’s ‘Banga’

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FILM / Gregg Barrios : ‘Melancholia’ Is von Trier’s Final Refrain

Melancholia:Von Trier’s final refrain By Gregg Barrios | The Rag Blog | December 27, 2011 It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine. – REM A crescendo of superlatives: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia opens … finish reading FILM / Gregg Barrios : ‘Melancholia’ Is von Trier’s Final Refrain

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FILM / Gregg Barrios : ‘Incendies’ is Scorching Odyssey of Death, Rebirth

Lubna Azabal in Incendies. Courtesy of eOne Films.Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies:A scorching odyssey of death and rebirth By Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog / June 28, 2011 [Incendies. Written and directed by Denis Villeneuve; Featuring Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim … finish reading FILM / Gregg Barrios : ‘Incendies’ is Scorching Odyssey of Death, Rebirth

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Gregg Barrios : The Risqué Business of Texas’ Most Famous Stripper

In the late ’50s, Candy Barr was the toast of the Dallas burlesque circuit.Risqué Business:The complicated life of Candy Barr,Texas’ most famous stripper By Gregg Barrios / The Texas Observer / January 21, 2011 How times have changed. These days, … finish reading Gregg Barrios : The Risqué Business of Texas’ Most Famous Stripper

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VERSE / Gregg Barrios : Free Ramsey Now!

1972 campaign poster for Ramsey Muniz, Raza Unida candidate for governor of Texas. FREE RAMSEY NOW! By Gregg Barrios When all is said and donewhen you and I are dead,your legend will remaina true Chicano son. It never was just … finish reading VERSE / Gregg Barrios : Free Ramsey Now!

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