The Boston Celtics Provide The Drama. Miami Heat Brings Win.

BOSTON – Miami Heat quarterback Kyle Lowry made a statement as the first owner of the game. He picked up a missed Boston Celtics rebound and sped the ball across the court before finding Max Strus for an open three-pointer. Thus began an avalanche against a typically solid Celtics defense. Miami’s dominant first quarter on …

Ernie Barnes’ ‘Sugar Shack’ Painting Brings Big Price At Auction

Ernie Barnes‘s most famous painting, “This sugar shackAn enthusiastic dance scene in the program ” Cover of Marvin Gaye’s album “I Want You” and during the closing credits of the TV sitcom “Good Times,” it was sold to an energy trader for $15.3 million at Christie’s 20th Century auction on Thursday evening. Bill PerkinsIt is …

Ernie Barnes’ ‘Shake Shack’ Painting Brings Big Price At Auction

Ernie Barnes‘s most famous painting, “sugar shackAn enthusiastic dance scene in the program ” Cover of Marvin Gaye’s album “I Want You” and during the closing credits of the TV sitcom “Good Times,” it was sold to a former energy trader for $15.3 million at Christie’s 20th Century auction on Thursday evening. Bill PerkinsIt is …

Lauren Halsey Brings New Vision of South Central Los Angeles

Artist Lauren Halsey heads south to Los Angeles to collect something at dawn almost every day. Along the way, he collects everything that catches his eye and takes pictures with his phone. These finds, along with the ephemera he’s accumulated since his collage years (magazine clippings, church statuettes, shiny foil palm trees, miniature cars, aquarium …

Musk Brings New Investors to Contribute $7 Billion to Twitter Deal

Elon Musk has brought in more than a dozen new investors to fund the $44 billion Twitter acquisition, including billionaire Larry Ellison and venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Securities documents submitted Thursday morning. Investors will jointly contribute $7 billion to fund Twitter’s acquisition, with the rest coming from Mr. Musk’s own pocket or loans. Mr …

‘We Own This City’ Brings George Pelecanos Back to Baltimore

Crime writer George Pelecanos has had a lot to keep him occupied during the last two years of quarantine and social distancing. He estimates that he has read about 200 books. He has watched numerous Turner Classic Films and the Criterion Channel. He worked with his longtime creative partner, David Simon, to write the new …

Archie Comics Brings a Queer Character to Riverdale

Riverdale world, comic book house redhead Archie Andrews and friendsIt will expand with the introduction of Eliza Khan in June. Created by writer Tee Franklin and artist Dan Parent, the new character is queer and biracial. When Veronica’s cousin visits Harper Lodge, she meets the Riverdale gang in a summertime comic. Ah, youthful love! “The …

Biden Brings Climate Back to Environmental Act, Turns Trump Over

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will announce on Tuesday that it is once again restoring parts of a core environmental law that requires climate impacts to be considered and required input from local communities before federal agencies approve highways, pipelines, and other major projects. The administration plans to revive the requirements of the 50-year-old National …

Biden Brings Climate Back to Symbolize Environmental Act by Reversing Trump

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will announce on Tuesday that it is once again restoring parts of a core environmental law that requires climate impacts to be considered and required input from local communities before federal agencies approve highways, pipelines, and other major projects. The administration plans to revive the requirements of the 50-year-old National …

An Afrofuturism Festival Brings an Energy Exchange to Carnegie Hall

When Sun Ra and Arkestra first played at Carnegie Hall in April 1968, they were plunged into darkness for most of the show. Commenting for The New York Times, critic John S. Wilson said: was astonished. Wilson considered himself a Sun Ra fan, but couldn’t understand why he was like that on the country’s most …