In the epic quest to find the perfect snack, New Yorkers may want to take a turn into Brooklyn to buy a bag of BjornQorn, a bold popcorn looking not only to become your go-to nosh but maybe even to save the world. Former freshman dorm-mates at Bard College, Bjorn Quenemoen and Jamie O'Shea combined ... More >>
These are the best jazz shows in NYC this month.
As we freak out over possible $16 muffins purchased by the Justice Department -- how could they? Muffins? Muffins aren't even good -- and the overall implosion of the U.S. economy, let us freak out more, about something with some pretty egregious dollar signs. Back in May, Representatives Mic ... More >>
How orange was my valley...
Sprinkled with sesame seeds, marinated jellyfish makes a memorable summer salad The last couple of decades have flooded NYC with colorful cuisines many of us never knew existed, and stocked ethnic markets with exotic ingredients that had strange names and fascinating properties. This influx ... More >>
kriegerscience.wordpress.comLauren S. asks: What do you eat at home the most when you really want a good dinner? Dear Lauren: Good question, I don't think I've ever been asked that before. Like every home cook, I have a repertoire of can't-miss dishes, nearly all of them formulated after ha ... More >>
Revisiting a black art movement.
And where do we go from here?
For Ousmane Sembène, an icon of African cinema, the personal was always political
Obscurely located Ivorian extends our West African food frontiers
On May Day, the masses rose up in New York. But where were the white peaceniks?
In a lonely place: Love and loss in hypnotic bike-cop movie
Immigrants march, plan May 1 strike
An unexpected taste of Vietnam in Harlem's Little West Africa
The joyous clamor of today's youth punches you in the nose
Prankster Danes and Memphis musicians shine amid dispiriting indie-cinema trends
An octogenarian Senegalese director takes on patriarchal authority, one village at a time
Thoughtful, passionate jazz musicians feel around a big world, and an old one as well
Superior Education, feel-good agitprop, a hell-raising Moore dot the Cannes firmament
Can a sacred music festival lure us away from violence and toward reason?
A salty liquid seasoning faces off against ketchup in Harlem
America in the Spotlight (and the Crosshairs) at the Whitney
France's International Anthems
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
From Africa to Australia to America, Activists Raise a Ruckus Around the World
A Low-Fi Guide to Online Radio
Fighting AIDS in Africa means convincing men to take responsibility for what is often thought of as a woman's disease