The Library of Congress [has launched] 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.
: http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/05/11/1361858* 57/library-of-congress-launches-national-jukebox
Two poems in Standpoint Magazine by Margot Lurie.
Ten micro stories in Guernica magazine by Alex Epstein.
The Marc Ribot Trio goes to Denver.
The Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool has discovered Albert Einstein’s immigration card.
George Burns’s musical director Morty Jacobs has died.
Paul Simon and “a pure moment of sobbing joy”:
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: A Modern Tower of Babel; Paul Simon and 'A Pure Moment of Sobbing Joy'