Arts & Culture

John Anderson June 14, 2019
On June 17, 2015, a 23-year-old white supremacist killed nine African-Americans during a Bible study at the historic Emanuel A.M.E. Church.
Every other year it hosts the Whitney Biennial, which famously asks the question: What is art in America today? A question that can be broken down into two separate lines of inquiry: What is art? And, what is America?
Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein in ‘Booksmart’ (photo: IMDB)
Renée Darline Roden June 14, 2019
This motley crew of high school students want to live an authentic life. They want to be known, by themselves and by others.
Woodrow Wilson, right, sought to implement his famous Fourteen Points at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. The French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau, second from right, viewed them as hopelessly idealistic. (Photo: Alamy)
Christopher Sandford June 14, 2019
The treaty’s offhand attitude toward the non-European world stirred up resentments that lingered for decades.
Jill Brennan O'Brien June 14, 2019
Joe Bonomo's well-written take on Roger Angell's musings on baseball.
Bibles on a shelf
Joseph McAuley June 14, 2019
A devotee of the opera, Brown eagerly gave tickets to his students, hoping to get them totally immersed in the arias he loved.