The ICA presents the first significant presentation in the UK of the influential Vienna-based architectural magazine Bau: Magazine for Architecture and Urban Planning, published by the Central Association of Austrian Architects. TheShow More Summary
Michael Kugelman: Assuming Mullah Omar has died, the implications are immense. He was not just the leader of a militant organization. He has been a deeply influential figure well beyond the Taliban.
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), “who heads an influential House subcommittee overseeing the U.S. capital markets, is facing a revolt by corporate and Wall Street donors after he reportedly made anti-gay remarks at a private meeting of Republican lawmakers,” Bloomberg reports. [...]
This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with international economist Dambisa Moyo. Moyo, named by Time magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” says that China’s slowdown creates a challenge for the government: if it wants to double per-capita income over the course of a generation it...Read More
Last night during Mountain Faith Band’s successful run through America’s Got Talent’s Judges Cut Round on NBC, Summer McMahan shed what may be the most famous tears in bluegrass music. Certainly the most influential ones in a long time, as they may have turned the […]
At Gathering of the Tribes, a review of Tonya Foster’s new book, A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna 2015)! Patricia Spears Jones recalls an influential image for Foster, Max Ernst’s painting, A Swarm of Bees in the Palace of Justice, which “provided a jumping off point for [Foster’s] consideration of shape and color, […]
Hey, great economic news for the cash-strapped state of California! San Francisco-based black metal-y/shoegaze-y/best-new-music-y band Deafheaven have recently signed to ANTI- Records, easily the most wealthy and influential record label in the Western hemisphere. Show More Summary
There are many, many reasons we will always love Madonna: • There’s her career-long dedication to kicking ass to help us achieve LGBT equality • Her influential fashion sense (a blend of downtown thrift store cheekiness and uptown Haute couture chic) has made her one of the great style icons • She refuses to play by anyone else’s […]
The most influential works of art are those that connect people on a personal level. An artistic expression with powerful social or political symbolism can unite us by resonating with the thoughts, ideas, and emotions of our society....Show More Summary
A close look at the most influential Kurdish groups in the Middle East spread over Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran.
Hillary Clinton didn't say the company's name. But to her critics, her words during a major economic speech earlier this month left no doubt of their intended target. "This is a huge thing," Grover Norquist, the influential president of Americans for Tax Reform, told Business Insider in an interview last week. Show More Summary
In We’re No. 1, The A.V. Club examines a song that went to No. 1 on the charts to get to the heart of what it means to be popular in pop music, and how that has changed over the years. In this installment, we cover New Radicals’ “You Get What You Give” which spent one week at No. Show More Summary
While China’s stock market suffered one of the largest declines on record yesterday, we ain’t seen nothing yet, according to the man who predicted the low point for the Shanghai Composite index in 2013. Tom DeMark, founder Arizona-based...Show More Summary
Peg Lynch, who wrote and starred in Ethel and Albert, has died at the age of 98. Although she was best known for her portrayal of Ethel Arbuckle, Lynch will be remembered as one of the most influential pioneers of broadcast entertainment. Show More Summary
There’s no question that the age of autonomous killing machines is upon us. But some very smart and very influential people would like to turn back the clock. Read more...
Calls are mounting in Congress (and among some influential opinion groups) for escalating Washington’s military intervention against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and for possible military action against Iran if the new nuclear agreement with...Show More Summary
The 1966 Batman television show was one of the most successful and influential adaptations of comic books to mass media of all time. Over the course of three seasons and 120 episodes, the series became a cultural force with its unique...Show More Summary
The exhibition And away with the minutes spins like a rococo confection around the prolific noise music projects of the legendary and influential German-born Swiss artist Dieter Roth.
It's a rocky time for one of the Internet's most influential sites—but the unpaid, largely unknown moderators aren't backing down. Reddit calls itself "the front page of the Internet." But unlike a traditional newspaper's front page, the stories and comments on the site aren't picked by professional editors. Read Full Story