Owen told me, “Houston made me become an environmentalist because of the air pollution.”
New York State Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has been an unwavering voice emphasizing the importance of environmental protections. The mother of two young boys, she has pointed to the connection between children’s health and the air that they breathe. Gillibrand has also been working in tandem with Sen. Frank Lautenberg to spearhead the modernization of the Toxic [...]
As part of the “Reel Pieces” movie series at the 92Y in New York City, Annette Insdorf hosted Jeremy Irons in a screening of Trashed. Irons, the executive producer of the film, also takes on the role of citizen-journalist narrator. Along with director Candida Brady, they explore the issue of global waste—and how each individual [...]
New York City has been home to many well known artists who have played a role in the story of 20th Century art. In a four-story brownstone in Park Slope, Brooklyn—a block from Prospect Park—I was able to sit down and speak with painter Kendall Shaw. At 88 years old, he may have slowed down, [...]
“This week we are reminded of the power of nature. This is not a science fiction movie. This is now. If we don’t implement a real renewable energy policy, this will not be the end of the ‘superstorms’ in our country and the world, but the beginning.”
The scientific findings show that meditation helps the neurons in the brain to develop new connections, regardless of an individual’s age.
In his new film, “The Koch Brothers Exposed,” director Robert Greenwald examines the pervasive influence of David and Charles Koch on the American fabric of life.
Determined to open a conversation on defining beauty differently, Haddon’s question was, “What are the components of beauty?”
Yau is determined to raise global awareness about violence against women and girls.
“Blood and Gifts,” a play by J.T. Rogers, creates a full overview of the issues and choices that were the precursors to our current situation in Afghanistan.