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Zach Rogue

Dave Brubeck at work. Photo by Tom Pich NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck died last week just a few days shy of his 92nd birthday. Thankfully, the NEA captured his soulful spirit on tape which you can listen to here in these very short NEA Jazz Moments featuring Brubeck and his music. A few years later...
Washington, DC Book cover used courtesy of Random House. Old School , by Tobias Wolff, tells the story of a teenage boy struggling to discover his true, honest self. In many ways, he is an outsider at a privileged college prep school. The nameless narrator craves friendship and acceptance as he...