Amiri Baraka, previously known as LeRoi Jones, is a rare breed of poet and playwright: an activist. His work is controversial, but how could it not be? As a critic, Baraka engaged the institutions of cultural production from the 1950s onward. To change minds, to free worlds: not with the ballot, not with the bullet, [...]
The Post Local Harvest: Simple Baked Tofu, courtesy of the Full Plate Farm Collective.
Conveniently after the Books show at Cornell Cinema, WildFire Lounge will be hosting a three band show, headlined by Citay.
Anthony Graves’ new work, on view through Friday April 2 at Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University.
Sound collagists to perform at Cornell Cinema Tuesday, Mar 30, 2010
Henry Rollins hit Castaways Sunday, March 28 with a spoken word performance. Hard. Photos by freeair photo / Ed Dittenhoefer
You don’t have to know much about Henry Rollins to know he has a lot to say. The front man and fourth lead singer of the seminal underground group Black Flag, Rollins once called America “a Gaza Strip that’s three thousand miles long,” and on Damaged, he emoted the aphorism: “I wanna live / [...]
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If you’re reading this, you probably live in Ithaca. You live in a town that is named for the Odyssey’s mythical idea of home.
What’s really amazing is that Ithaca, the town, is almost great enough to deserve its name. It could so easily have turned out otherwise. If the town were smaller, it couldn’t sustain [...]
IY, who changed its name to New Neighbors a year ago, released its last album as a band Tuesday, March 23, 2010. It is called Bookfight, and it is available in its entirety at vault.newneighbors.info. A feature on the band is forthcoming, but we at The Post thought that there were few better ways to [...]