Reclaiming Imaginative Agency Through Art and Ideas

The events of 9/11 shook the city and the nation. For Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts professor, activist, and artist Sekou Sundiata (1948–2007), the events challenged his understanding of what it meant to be an American ... read more

Mannes Shines at Glimmerglass

A summer residence takes on an entirely new definition if you’re a musician. Last week, the population of Cooperstown, New York bid adieu to another bustling opera season with the Glimmerglass Festival. The festival’s 2014 run showcased three operas, one ... read more

New School for Jazz Still a Hit with Downbeat

No jazz aficionado’s summer would be complete without an eager anticipation for Downbeat Magazine’s annual critics poll. The 62nd edition of the survey, which examines every facet of the genre’s current landscape, hit magazine stands earlier this month. Once again, ... read more

Small-town Sound, Big City Music

Anthony LaMarca never made it to his commencement ceremony. The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music alumni, singer-songwriter and musician graduated in 2009, but joined musician St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) as her drummer on tour the day after ... read more