The brand new SONiC (Sounds of a New Century) festival takes place at 11 venues in New York City, featuring 120 composers from four continents.VIDEO
A daylong powerhouse series of panels and talks exploring where blackness is heading and what it means today.
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The Occupy Wall Street protest made labor leaders and some Democratic pols into both winners and losers this week — winners because the movement gave them a spotlight, and losers because they utterly failed to lead on America’s economic insecurity issues until a bunch of funny-haircut kids did their organizing for them. Let’s ignore their chants for a moment and focus on the rest of this week’s Winners & Losers:
On the 10-year anniversary of the War in Afghanistan, MetroFocus mined the numbers for a look at how the Middle East wars have affected New York State.