Out and About: A Modern Tower of Babel; Paul Simon and 'A Pure Moment of Sobbing Joy'

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  • The Library of Congress [has launched][1] an online “National Jukebox” of some 10,000 historical recordings.

  • The New York Times profiles guitarist Gary Lucas on the occasion of his new CD, “The Ordeal of Civility.”

  • Argentine artist Marta Minujine has built a 25-meter Tower of Babel out of 30,000 books.

  • A student remembers Yeshiva University economics professor Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine.

    [1]: http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/05/11/1361858* 57/library-of-congress-launches-national-jukebox