Arts & Entertainment


Misty Copeland named first black female principal dancer at ABT

Ms. Copeland, the dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet, was named a principal dancer on Tuesday.


"Words by Ira Gershwin": Where’s the man behind the legendary lyrics?

The show's tagline is "Meet the man behind the legendary lyrics." But after over two hours spectators will learn precious little about Ira.


"Multicultural Soup"

A poem from a recent People's World party, potluck and fundraiser celebrating international labor solidarity and the fight for immigrant rights.