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Jo Anne Simon is one of seven candidates running for office in the 33rd City Council District, which runs from Greenpoint-Williamsburg along the Brooklyn waterfront through DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights, then spans Boerum Hill through northern Park Slope.
The children of the Islamic Revolution have left their parental generation behind and are sailing into uncharted territories.
Art In Conversation
One sunny afternoon in mid-June, the painter Sherman Drexler visited Publisher Phong Bui at Art International Radio to have a conversation about Drexler's life and work.
Art In Conversation
The sculptor Arthur Simms pays a visit to the Rail headquarters to talk to Publisher Phong Bui about his work and life in Jamaica and in Brooklyn.
We met in Venice in 1966 on a boat going to the Biennale. He wrote his number on a brown paper bag and said, Look me up when you get to New York.
On the occasion of their bookstores upcoming ten year anniversary, Miles Bellamy and Jonas Kyle, the co-founders and owners of the popular and beloved Spoonbill & Sugartown at 218 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, stopped by Art International Radio to talk to Publisher Phong Bui about their life and work.
Poetry In Conversation
On the occasion of the poets new book, The Importance of Being Iceland, Eileen Myles welcomed fellow poet Jeremy Sigler to her East Village home, where she has been since 1972, to talk about her new work and more.
Its going to be a long, hot summer for Lawrence Butch Morris, who over the next few months will be conducting an Italian symphony orchestra, a funk band, and the Chorus of Poetsall through repeated back-and-forth trips between Europe and New York, while also finishing a book about conduction.
Back when womens liberation was really starting to flex its muscles in the early 1970s, anxious conservatives warned that letting women into mens-only bars and high-paying jobs could only result in the feminization of America.
Jack watches as Mary, the beautiful yet predatory extra-terrestial, gets vaporized before his eyes. He is taken to a sex club by a band of rogue scientists and barley escapes with his life.
If separated from the rest of New York City, our beloved borough of Brooklyn would be the fourth largest city in the United States.