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Let the World Speak!

Norman MacAfee | Posted 03.28.2015 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

There are 6,000 languages in the world, and half are endangered. Those 3,000 will be gone by the end of this century if we don't do something. What are we going to do? That is the situation outlined in a new PBS documentary.

Memorable Books Of 2011

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.02.2012 | Books
Regina Weinreich

Languishing on a beach chair in my winter outpost by a turquoise sea, I have only books on my mind. Here are a few that have pleased and provoked.

Varied Carols

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books
Carol Muske-Dukes

Bob Holman, my friend, fellow poet and co-editor of Crossing State Lines: An American Renga is in Kathmandu. It is not at all unusual for Bob to turn ...

We're Giving Our Money Away

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Europa '51 is very rare, not available on DVD, but this Friday, August 6, at 6 p.m. EDT, Turner Classic Movies will run it. I urge you to see it.

Catharsis and Celebration

Ben Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ben Evans

The art that I am attracted to all seems, in one way or another, to be an exposition of some mercurial ache present in the human experience.

In and Out of Africa: Banning, Nora and Timbila

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Shapiro

About a month ago, I videotaped the band "Timbila" at their CD release party. Something happens when one observes a band through a camera. I found myself thinking that there was a story here.

Last Night at Nikos

Norman MacAfee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Norman MacAfee

"I Am Astro Place" I wrote in the 1980s as a screenplay, "Astro Place," about some cultural and political people living near Astor Place in the East Village in the fraught years 1984 to 2001.