September 2015 Archive

Both In Headlines And Quiet, 2 Agencies Fuel American Arts For Decades

The National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, two federal grant-making agencies aimed at investing in American culture, turn 50 on Tuesday. There will be ...

The painter of Jalouzi

Is a colourful shantytown better off than a drab one? How a massive painting project is transforming a huge Haitian slum The post The painter ...

How Césaire and Senghor saw the decolonised world

In October 1945, the United Nations began its official existence when the five permanent members of the new Security Council and a majority of other ...

Nikola Tesla’s Predictions for the 21st Century: The Rise of Smart Phones & Wireless, The Demise of Coffee, The Rule of Eugenics (1926/35)

The fate of the visionary is to be forever outside of his or her time. Such was the life of Nikola Tesla, who dreamed the ...

An Animated Tom Waits Talks About Laughing at Funerals & the Moles Under Stonehenge (1988)

Popular music has a rich tradition of literary songwriters, including—to name but a few—Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Kate Bush, and even Alan Parsons, ...

Good Riddance!

Good Riddance!The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something….

Bulls' Rose suffers fractured orbital bone, to have surgery

Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose will undergo surgery after suffering a fractured left orbital bone during practice on Tuesday.

Gordon auditioning for job with Warriors: 'Still got gas in the tank'

Ben Gordon accepted a training camp invite with the Warriors because he “wanted to be in a winning situation.” Now, he has to prove he’s ...

Barbosa absent from Warriors practice, stuck in Brazil

Issues with his visa prevented Leandro Barbosa from participating in the Warriors’ first practice of training camp on Tuesday…

Rewind: Bochy 'proud' of group that's finally eliminated

SAN FRANCISCO — As part of a dramatic remodel this offseason, the Giants changed the shape of their clubhouse.

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