Beto Shwafaty is a Brazilian conceptual artist, visual researcher and critic.
Alexandre Arrechea, Havana, 2015 Image courtesy Galeria Nara Roesle
In the late 1950s, the art critic Mario Pedrosa said that Brazilians were condemned to be modern. He was writing…
Sep. 5, 2017
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For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.
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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 21, 2021.
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Not a comicbook, but literally illustrated text, “Street Cop,” written by Robert Coover and inhabited by Art Spiegelman.
More people are experiencing homelessness in New York City than in all of LA County.
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Critics review “ In the Heights ,” the film adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony Award-winning musical, all about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City; “The…
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”
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Writer Nida Manzoor wanted “We Are Lady Parts,” her series about an all-female Muslim punk band, to be funny.
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Businesses on the road to reopening are traversing a complex path with rules about distancing, capacity limits, and masks.
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Nice to Meet You Forever is the story of Shaka Mali Tafari and his best friend Gail, a 78-year-old Jewish woman who grew up attending theatre and opera on the Northside of Chicago.
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