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Sidi Wacho sing of a revolution that will be danced

Fronted by French-Algerian rapper Saidou and Chilean rapper Juanito Ayala, Sidi Wacho unite rebelliousness on both sides of the Atlantic (specifically, Northern Africa and the global south) through activist rap in French and Spanish. Accordionist Jeoffrey Arnone, trumpet player Manel Girard, and drummer Christophe Demazeux accompany the group’s heartfelt, powerful lyrics with dance rhythms from […]

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Hand Held

Oscar nominee Don Hahn documents Michael Carroll’s journey from photographing Romanian orphans to building a relief organization for them, in the documentary “Hand Held,” screening Saturday 4/2 at St. Xavier University.