93 of the 8 million stories
In 1989, our racially divided city was in an uproar over what happened to the Central Park jogger, a woman who was raped and beaten while running in the park one evening. Five Harlem teens were convicted after much coercing, manipulating, threatening, and lying on the part of homicide detectives. ... More >>
Everyone loves to romanticize Prohibition, particularly the era right before it and immediately following it. But it's all too easy to forget why the Noble Experiment that lasted from 1920 through 1933, considered almost categorically a failure, came about.
A genre leader heads a new ensemble
The Tenth Inning, the two-part, four-hour update of Ken Burns's 1994 documentary Baseball, airs tonight and tomorrow night (September 28-29) on PBS. We caught up with the show's creator and co-director, Ken Burns, at Yankee Stadium last week before the tribute to George Steinbrenner. Are ... More >>
The crossover-minded pianist's decade-long evolutionary plan continues with Ten
Jugs, strings, and bones, oh my!
‚ÄčEllis Island and the Statue of Liberty are opening for evening visits on September 24 and 25 (this, essentially, does not happen). Visitors will also see a preview of Ken Burns' national park documentary for PBS.As likely as not, since this was announced a few hours ago, tickets are already gone, ... More >>
A documentary looks at contemporary jazz greats
Brooklyn's best and worst live act records a typically messy full-length
Doc captures the everyday rituals of a city under siege
The Top 40 Picks of the Tribeca Film Festival
Seeking ways to get heard and to grow, and more often succeeding at the latter
Once Upon a Time in America
Hippies, Jazzbos, and Beat Junkies Build One Nation Under a Mutant Groove
The Best Jazz Records of 2001
Sometimes You Want It AllBut Usually You Dont
Jazz Competes With Its Past, Settles for the Hard Sell
Burns Stays Blind to Jazz Abroad
Living History or Death Sentence?
The Best New Jazz CDs of the Year of Louis and Miles
Free Speech for Everyone
Docs Get Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control
The Fall Sitcom To Watch Is the One You're Supposed To Hate