Arts & Entertainment


A triumphant must-see show about Paul Robeson

Daniel Beaty doesn't miss a beat in his one-man tribute to African American Paul Robeson, the son of a runaway slave who went on to become an actor, activist and Renaissance Man.


Poem: “Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie at Riverfest, St. Paul, Minnesota"

From "The Death of Communism" (Partisan Press) and reprinted with permission.


Pete Seeger, we honor you

Here are just a few stories about the impact made by Pete Seeger on a single one of the millions of people who were influenced by him during his long, creative, inspiring and productive life.


This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for "Strange Fruit"

I am so thankful for Abel Meeropol's brilliant creation because "Strange Fruit"'s growing power gives me hope. The pen just could be mightier than the sword after all.


Thrills are alive with sound of Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald revealed herself as not only possessing a stellar soprano voice, but also a sparkling wit, winning personality and a strong social consciousness and conscience.