Dinaw Mengestu talks to Jeffrey Brown about his new novel “All Our Names,” which narrates the story of a young black man — who came of age in post-colonial Africa — and a young white woman who meets and falls in love with him in a small Midwestern American town during the civil rights era. Continue reading
A member of the 1960s British rock group the Hollies and one-fourth of the super-group Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Graham Nash has just come out with a new memoir of his life called "Wild Tales." Jeffrey Brown caught up with the musician during a solo tour, where they discussed some of his famous musical partners. Continue reading
Released last week in America, Phil Collins’ latest album, “Going Back,” is his homage to the music idols of his youth. The collection of Motown and soul hits by the former drummer and lead singer of Genesis reached No. 1 on the U.K. charts last week.
From signs and billboard advertisements that loomed high above Times Square to canvases filled with images from popular culture that helped shape the world of art from the early 1960s, James Rosenquist has been painting on a large scale for more than 60 years.
Last night on PBS’s American Masters, viewers got an intimate portrait of one of America’s most famous singers. Joan Baez began performing with her guitar in coffee shops at just 17, but went on to help define the sound and social momentum of the 1960s with her politically-charged folk songs.