The Citizen Artist
Playwright and former Czech Republic president Václav Havel is coming to Columbia as artist-in-residence this fall. Havel's translator, Paul Wilson, offers his own interpretation of the man. With photos by Tomki Nemec, Havel’s personal photographer.
Alicia Graf was turning heads in the ballet world until an injury nearly ended her career. Now she’s back on stage and getting a leg up.
by Beth Kwon
Shoot the Piano Player
A lion of the New York jazz world, keyboard virtuoso Dick Hyman has composed music for more than a dozen films. So what if the camera turned on him?
by Paul Hond
Walk the Line
A citizens’ group helps the High Line, the abandoned freight track on Manhattan’s West Side, rise again as the city's most unusual park.
by Marcus Tonti
When the Net Becomes a Wall
As governments and business interests gain more influence over the Internet, the questions about who controls the World Wide Web becomes stickier.
by David J. Craig
Minding the Brain
Neurobiologist Eric Kandel takes a trip deep down mermory lane.
by Samir S. Patel