Today in New York: Anderson .Paak and his band, the Free Nationals, take the stage at Hammerstein Ballroom for a kinetic, one-of-a-kind jam session. .Paak’s music radiates with farsighted imagination, unfettered humor, and an astute appreciation for craft. Photo illustration by @shaedetar for TNY.
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An early look at next week’s cover, “The Real Emergency,” by Barry Blitt. #TNYcovers
When Janice Guy won a grant that enabled her to move to Rome, in 1980, she packed up her prints and negatives, and stored them in a friend’s basement. Within two years, she had quit making art to become a gallerist. But now, her early experimental work has found itself on display. Click the link in our bio to see more of Guy’s feminist self-portraits, also on view at Higher Pictures, through March 9th. Photographs by Janice Guy / Courtesy Higher Pictures.
As destructive wildfires become commonplace in California, design details from water tanks to biodegradable flame retardants help people protect their homes. “It’s necessary, especially for architecture and design professionals, to understand how to live in a much more extreme world,” David Hertz, an architect and sustainability expert, told our staff writer Dana Goodyear. “Resilience is the key.” Click the link in our bio to watch our short documentary on California’s fire-prone future, produced in partnership with @van_alen . Photo by @sullyfoto / Getty
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“Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it,” Toni Morrison, who turns eighty-eight today, said. Click the link in our bio to read Hilton Als’s 2003 Profile of the legendary writer. Photo by Damon Winter / NYT / Redux.