A new app available in Russia is designed to collect anonymous reports of illicit payments and visualize them online – with the goal of quantifying the country’s rampant corruption problem.
One of the most familiar faces in New York television is Pat Kiernan. He’s anchored the morning show on NY1 – a 24-hour news channel – for the last 15 years, and it’s become an essential way to start the day for many in the city. This interview was broadcast on Monocle 24 Radio.
Occupy Wall Street may have all but disappeared from the news, but Professor Gitlin – author of a book about the campaign – believes its impact on political discourse has been significant, and could shape policy in a second Obama administration. This interview was broadcast on Monocle 24 Radio.
Emanuel Pimenta is an intermedia artist who was born in Brazil and now lives between Switzerland and America. He pioneered the concept of "virtual architecture," has collaborated with contemporary musical luminaries like John Cage, and holds exhibitions around the world. This interview was broadcast on Monocle 24 Radio.
A recent study revealed that nearly a quarter of American women experienced domestic violence last year. The Violence Intervention Program is working to reduce these negative numbers.
Despite the area’s rich cultural heritage, places to enjoy literature are hard to find in East Harlem. But now one woman has raised over $70,000 to open a new Latino bookstore for the community.
Video: Talking to a prominent Nuyorican poet about his inspiration and creative processes.
Hip-hop artist Noize MC challenges the Russian authorities with provocative rhymes – and in summer 2010 he found himself locked up for it.
The prodigious trumpeter pulls no punches in a vicious critique of the jazz establishment.
Hitching rides became a way of life for Jack Kerouac’s Beat Generation. Decades later, Anton Krotov is leading a movement of Russia’s globetrotting “free travelers.” With over 30 years of travel experience and 17 books under his belt, Anton Krotov doesn’t lack in tales from the road. “One of my favorite stories comes from a...
HatHut Records / Hatology 684 Release: October/November 2009 Manuel Mengis – trumpet Reto Suhner – alto saxophone, alto clarinet Roland von Flue – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet Flo Stoffner – electric guitar Marcel Stalder – electric bass Lionel Friedli – drums 1. Plant Life 2. End Of A Record Breaker 3. Bling Bling Cowboy 4....
Like all popular music groups, the Jukebox Trio has its own successful formula. Presenting a rich mix of classic covers and original material in an open, friendly, accessible style – with two singers and a human beatbox – it’s hard not to enjoy the experience of seeing them play. “I don’t know any other a...