The National Mall here in Washington, D.C., is indeed a national treasure, but it's one that is in some disrepair. The Trust for the National Mall has just held a competition to design three new sections in oft-neglected areas on…
By Anne Azzi Davenport and Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown talks to singer-songwriter John Legend and producer Harry Weinger about Marvin Gaye's hit record, "What's Going On," on its 40th anniversary.
Jeffrey Brown talks to W. S. Di Piero, the winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, a $100,000 award given by the Poetry Foundation.
More with Chicago artist Nick Cave and his Soundsuits.
By Tom LeGro
There's a brand new entry into the world of books and publishing. It's call the Los Angeles Review of Books, and you'll find it online.
By Tom LeGro
After the suicide of a teacher in a Montreal middle-school, a class of grieving students is thrown together with an Algerian immigrant with tragic secrets of his own and who becomes their new teacher. The film, "Monsieur Lazhar," directed by…
By Mary Jo Brooks
More from Jeffrey Brown's profile of blues legend Buddy Guy.
Henry Ossawa Tanner is known as the first African-American artist to gain international success and fame. He was born in Pittsburgh in 1859, spent much of his youth in Philadelphia, but lived most of his adult life in Paris.
Jeffrey Brown talks to Lowery Stokes Sims, a curator at the Museums of Arts and Design, about the life, work and legacy of Elizabeth Catlett, who died Monday at age 96.
By Jeffrey Brown
Woody Guthrie was born 100 years ago this July. He died in 1967 at the age of 55, but he left behind a legacy as one of this nation's greatest songwriters and troubadours. That legacy is being celebrated this year…
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