| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Charles Newell's office is spotless. Unnervingly tidy. Standing in it makes you feel as though you have intruded on a magazine photo shoot about anal-retentive work environments. His desk, which looks out onto 55th Street in Hyde Park, gleams: There's not...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Oct 16, 2010
As national security advisor and then secretary of State to President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice never displayed any doubt or admitted any errors in the White House decisions that led to war in Iraq.
FOR THE RECORD:...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
PBS' "Independent Lens" looks at Black History Month with documentaries that take a varied -- and critical -- view of the observance....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:36 PM
'Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974' and 'Soundtrack for a Revolution' recall the push for social change....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:37 PM
For four seasons now, “Mad Men” has pulled off a remarkably adroit feat: telling a story about the 1960s while resisting most, if not quite all, the pop-culture clichés associated with this much mythologized decade. In its long-awaited fifth...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Frank Kameny, one of the earliest and most outspoken activists for gay rights in America, has died at the age of 86. Kameny, an astronomer with a PhD from Harvard, was the founder of the Mattachine Society of Washington and a longtime advocate for...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:10 AM
The Black Power Mixtape
Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford. (860) 232-6691, realartways.org.
The Prince of the City
6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, (203) 438-4795.
How do Swedes see...
| Jul 25, 2008
Early Saturday evening, Providence, R.I.-based artist Mark Tribe orchestrated a reenactment of a 1971 speech by Chicano labor activist César Chávez protesting the Vietnam War. On the South Lawn of Exposition Park, midway between the Natural History Museum...
| Nov 11, 2008
Miriam Makeba, the South African singer who for more than half a century brought the intricate rhythms of her native land to millions of listeners around the world and whose role as a spokeswoman against apartheid subjected her to 31 years of exile,...
| Jul 30, 2009
Character actress and leading lady
Virginia Carroll, 95, a movie character actress and B-western leading lady who appeared opposite cowboy stars such as Don "Red" Barry and Tex Ritter, died of natural causes July 23 in a Santa Barbara...
| Nov 21, 2009
Tommy Jacquette, who channeled a simmering rage to become one of South L.A.'s most important social activists, died this week of complications from cancer, his daughter said. He was 65.
Jacquette died Monday at his home in Watts, not far from where the...