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How Taylor Mac’s 24-Hour Performance Encapsulated the Experience of the AIDS Crisis

Twenty-two hours into A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, Taylor Mac, wearing a gown of gutted cassette tapes and a headpiece of skulls, guided the audience through a gradually softening refrain of Patti Smith’s song “People Have the Power,” until the packed theater at St. Ann’s Warehouse was filled with ... More »
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