Daudi Abe's new history book details our local hip-hop culture's identity: intelligent, idiosyncratic, progressive.
Othello throws a hip-hop heavy block party, the Shambles breaks down butchery basics, and Gay City showcases femme magic.
Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol
A former security adviser talks about the state of the world, summer dreams get wonky, and a carnival performer braves a literary stunt.
A journey to the middle of the Pacific, efforts against Islamaphobia, and a very good week for music.