John Newman's works throw a fabulous "Fit"
These are the best jazz shows in NYC this month.
Hell, apparently, can wait for a terminally ill Manhattan woman who won a court battle last week giving her the right end her own life -- despite the insistence by her uber-religious parents that doing so would damn her to hell. The Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court ruled Friday that Gra ... More >>
Some new developments worth noting in the world of weed policy: San Leandro, Calif., has banned medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation facilities for a year, according to multiple media reports. The San Leandro decision stems from disagreement between city council members, largely because o ... More >>
Three women received the Nobel Peace Prize today at a ceremony in Oslo. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, social worker Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni journalist and activist Tawakkul Karman were all "chosen for their non-violent struggle against injustice, sexual violence and repression." ... More >>
Revolution! Anarchy! Retrospectives! Three shows look back at politics in art
Weekend trips to cultured places
I don't know if I should be writing this right now. I have a hair trigger temper when it comes to baseball, and an uncensored tongue when it comes to lashing out at, well, anyone who crosses my path after a loss. It may well be the most telling litmus test of my friends. The ones who try to ... More >>
Sculptor Louise Nevelson-a quintessential modernist-gets her first major survey in nearly 30 years
Does L.A. sculptor Sterling Ruby know where he's going?
You're talking to the president. What would you tell him?
Gay 9-11 Widows Left in the Lurch
A Gay March on Washington Spawns a Major Movement Rift