Abby Leonard

Thumb

The remaking of Medellín

The Colombian city long known for its entrenched poverty and violent drug cartels (including one led by notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar), has embarked on an ambitious program to reinvent itself through design.

Thumb

The sounds after the storm

Need to Know spoke with three leading jazz thinkers about how Katrina and its aftermath have reshaped New Orleans’ music community.