American serviceman Steve Thompson, an Air Force meteorologist, is eating at a small restaurant near the military base. Another American G.I., drunk and loud, is harassing a young waitress, and so Thompson intervenes to rescue the girl.
The Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its cinema wing, in the spring of 2018. Albert Maysles, the documentarian, and his wife, Gillian Walker, founded the center in 2005
Before Sidney Poitier’s breakthrough performance in No Way Out (1950), African American actors in film noir — originally a toned-down black-and-white visual style that emerged in Hollywood in the late 1930s, were cast only in marginal parts.
Out with the summer, folks. This autumn’s coolest albums and singles are starting to drop, and intimate live shows and new tour dates are being announced.
“This is not J’ouvert, this is church!” cried Terrence Lezama as he stood on a sidewalk watching the West Indian Day Parade on Labor Day afternoon in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
There are thousands of emerging artists across the country, ready to make a lasting mark on the music scene — but what about the musicians here at home, in New York City?
Behind the Oahe Dam on the Missouri River, which separates the northern part of the river as it continues through South Dakota, lays Lake Oahe, the fourth largest artificial reservoir in the United States. Oahe, a Sioux Indian word, means “a foundation” or “a place to stand on”.
In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie offers a hilarious autobiographical depiction of reservation life, one that is hardscrabble, joyful, heart-wrenching and hopeful, all at once.
A rare gem of a publication, The Pine Ridge (1909) will transport readers to an era after the Civil War when white missionaries ventured into the South Dakotan Indian reservation to preach the gospel to its disenfranchised.