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Reel Life: In the Narrows With Chinatown Artist Arlan Huang and Crew

"I actually tell people, fishing is almost the same thing for me as doing art. And it may be really corny to say this, but it's all an act of faith. When I'm painting, it's an act of faith."

June 18, 2024

Go Bills: Jazz Guitarist Bill Frisell and Filmmaker Bill Morrison Talk About Their ‘Risky’ Live Collaboration

With their "Double Bill" performance, the artists celebrate three decades of collaboration and the foundational jazz club Roulette.

June 14, 2024

‘They Either Die Outside or They Come Inside and Survive’: Ebou Sarr Won’t Stop Sheltering Migrants

An interview with the African immigrant who set up illegal shelters for dozens of recently arrived migrants.

Let Us Now Praise Whoopi Goldberg’s ‘Eddie,’ a Love Letter to the ’90s Knicks

We talked with the director, Steve Rash, about what he calls his "most interesting and least successful" movie.

March 8, 2024

An Interview With the NYC Filmmakers Behind ‘American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders’

Zachary Treitz and Christian Hansen spent years reporting this story involving murder, treachery, and high-ranking government officials.

Trust Fund Kids, Crust Punks and a Neo-Nazi: Sean Price Williams on His Directorial Debut

Williams talks "The Sweet East," moving from cinematography to directing, and why he thinks movies made with union labor aren’t very fun.

December 7, 2023

World’s Foremost George Santos Expert Explains It All

A Q+A with Mark Chiusano, author of the new book, "The Fabulist: The Lying, Hustling, Grifting, Stealing, and Very American Legend of George Santos."

December 6, 2023

How Racism, Sex Panics, and Fiorello La Guardia Made the Modern NYPD

Historian Emily Brooks’s new book “Gotham’s War Within a War” explores how today’s NYPD was built against the backdrop of World War II and the need for “national security.”

October 31, 2023

Why Has It Rained Every Weekend in NYC and When Will it Stop?

John Homenuk, of New York Metro Weather fame, explains what's been going on in the atmosphere lately.

October 18, 2023

Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino’s Long Journey Back to New York

Making the stately dream pop of "Sit Down for Dinner" brought the indie rock band back from the brink of breakup.

October 16, 2023