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Arts Feb 19Conversation: Alberto Manguel
Jeffrey Brown talks Alberto Manguel, author of "The Library at Night," a series of essays on the "idea" of the library through time and place, from ancient Alexandria to cyberspace, with stops along the way at his personal library of…
Arts Feb 12Conversation: Ursula Le Guin
Ursula Le Guin, best for her works of science fiction and fantasy, has been writing and publishing novels, children's books, poetry and drama for over four decades. In December, she withdrew her membership from the Author's Guild because she disagreed…
Arts Feb 11The Fashionable Life of Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen, one of the top fashion designers in the world, was found dead at his London home on Thursday after an apparent suicide. He was 40.
Arts Feb 05Conversation: Ralph Ellison’s Unfinished Novel Gets Some Visibility
Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man," his first novel, is widely-considered one of the great works of modern literature. After it came out in 1952, Ellison wrote and wrote, and readers waited and waited, but a second novel never came. When he…
Arts Feb 02Tuesday’s Art Notes
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Arts Jan 29Jeffrey Brown Reports from Sundance
Our own Jeffrey Brown has been at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival this week as a juror for the World Cinema Documentary category.
Arts Jan 26Conversation: Salman Ahmad, Musician and Author of ‘Rock & Roll Jihad’
Like every teenager in America, Salman Ahmad wanted to be a rock star. He played in garage bands and listened to Led Zeppelin.
Arts Jan 19Conversation: Students from Haiti’s Only Film School Keep Their Cameras Rolling
When New York filmmaker Annie Nocenti became the first teacher at Cine Institute, Haiti's only film school, two years ago, she was excited to see what her students would capture. Last Tuesday, her students faced their most challenging test when…
Arts Jan 19Artists Chip in for Haiti Relief
Culture-makers across the country are banding together to raise money for the victims of last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti that leveled the country's capital.
Arts Jan 18Weekly Poem: ‘Root’
Terrance Hayes is the author of three books of poems: "Muscular Music" (1999); "Hip Logic" (2002, National Poetry Series winner); and "Wind in a Box" (2006), and the recipient of many awards, including a Pushcart Prize, a Best American Poetry…