Monthly Archives: January 2016

Two pieces at The Root on Finding Your Roots

On Episode 1 http://www.theroot.com/articles/history/2016/01/finding_your_roots_returns_to_pbs_with_new_episodes.html And on the searing Episode 3 http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/01/finding_your_roots_shonda_rhimes_maya_rudolph_and_keenen_ivory_wayans_learn.html

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At WSJ on the new Ches Smith disc

      Arts Arts in Review Music Review ‘The Bell’ Review ‘The Bell’ is the latest offering from drummer Ches Smith, whose diverse musical credentials range from indie rock bands to Haitian percussion groups. ENLARGE Mat Maneri, Craig Taborn … Continue reading

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You Can’t Call it the Leastern Conference Anymore

It’s one of the best stories of the NBA season so far, but it’s rarely commented upon. It will have a bigger, more lasting impact that the Golden State Warriors winning streak or Kobe Bryant’s retirement tour, but people don’t … Continue reading

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