Arts & Entertainment


More than a review: The importance of "Jimmie Higgins" work underlined

"He was not one of the speakers, of course - he would have been terrified at the idea of making a speech; but he was one of those whose labor made the speaking possible."


Poem: “More Than a Black Cat Bone”

"Takes a whole lot more than a black cat bone or a buncha noisy kids or a blogger all alone. Takes strong-headed people all together like stone."


Replaying Zelda from a progressive perspective

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the release of "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," frequently lauded as the greatest video game ever.


"Awake and Sing!": Classic proletarian theater, so timely

Newcomers to the work of Clifford Odets, the Group Theatre's greatest dramatist, as well as longtime fans familiar with this avatar of proletarian theater, are in for a treat at North Hollywood's Lonny Chapman Theatre.


Big Road in Chelsea joins in with Make Music New York

On June 21, musicians from around New York provided an opportunity to stop, relax and enjoy music on a beautiful day during the city's Make Music New York celebration.


Who knew? Those wacky Renaissance faires have radical roots

Faires have consistently provided a place for a mostly working-class audience to celebrate working-class and peasant culture from all around the world.


Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Brubeck was one of the most active and popular musicians in both the jazz and classical worlds.