Something’s happening here…
Mayor Bloomberg may not see the war in Iraq as “a local issue,” but most reasonable people disagree. From Cindy Sheehan’s Crawford to right here in our very own New York City, opposition to Mr. Bush’s war has never been greater. As United for Peace and Justice and the other organizers of the upcoming massive demonstration in D.C. have stated, “anti-war sentiment in the country has become the majority sentiment. The September 24 demonstration will be a vivid expression of this new political reality.”
What can we say, other than…peace out!
Bush Tetras Reemerge at ElsewhereBy Dan Joseph
JUL-AUG 2022 | Music
By most measures, Bush Tetras are not an emerging outfit. Formed in 1979 in Lower Manhattan, the original iteration of the band lasted only three years. During that time, they helped pioneer a hugely influential style of dance-oriented post-punk, sometimes described as mutant disco, that simultaneously emerged on both sides of the Atlantic.
Faith Ringgold: American PeopleBy Ann C. Collins
MARCH 2022 | ArtSeen
Organized by The New Museums artistic director Massimiliano Gioni with curator Gary Carrion-Murayari and curatorial assistant Madeline Weisburg, American People is jam-packed with more than forty years of Faith Ringgolds most prominent work.
What Are White People So Afraid Of? Claudia Rankine’s HelpBy Alexis Clements
MARCH 2022 | Theater
Alexis Clements reflects on a trio of works by Claudia Rankinean essay, a book, and a new play starting March 15 at The Sheddissecting how they circle a question that has caught Rankines, and the zeitgeists, attention: why is it so hard for white people to confront their whiteness?
Colonial Waterscapes: The Water Issue in Puerto Rico
River Rail Puerto Rico | River Rail
To fully grasp the current state, and the issue of water in general, we need to ponder the history of the waterscape in Puerto Rico and the changing social circumstances that have influenced its making, without losing sight of the role that both capitalism and colonialism have played in this process.