Arts & Entertainment


More than a review: The importance of "Jimmie Higgins" work underlined

"He was not one of the speakers, of course - he would have been terrified at the idea of making a speech; but he was one of those whose labor made the speaking possible."


“Jimmy’s Hall”: Ken Loach’s Irish working class heroes

"Jimmy's Hall" is about Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported as an illegal alien from Ireland, the land of his birth, without so much as a trial!


"Death in the Congo" highlights obscure subject: African liberation

"Death in the Congo" is an important book because it fills a void, but it could have illuminated more.


Colleen McCullough, 77: obit insults author, draws outrage

The shockingly sexist obituary drew a collective groan of disgust, and readers, fans, and activists alike took to Twitter to defend the memory of the celebrated author.


Kartemquin Films announces two world premieres

Chicago's documentary powerhouse, Kartemquin Films announced that two of their films will hold world premiere screenings in October.


Class struggle from the couch

Back in 2011, the video-gaming industry was already three-fifths the size of the movie industry. For that reason alone, games deserve serious critical attention.


Movies you might have missed: "The Village Teacher"

The film is directed by Mark Donskoy, a protégé of Sergei Eisenstein, which becomes quite apparent when the viewer is caught off guard by unique camera angles and creative photography.


David Rovics' songs of social significance

David Rovics will be performing live on March 15th at the LLC Performance Hall, 1475 East 15th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon, at 6:00 PM in a benefit for The Peoples World.