Worlds Under Threat

Florida is a complex place: geographically, socially, politically and economically. It is the flattest state in the USA and has the country’s longest coastline, with 825 miles of beaches (meaning no individual is ever more than 60 miles from a body of water.) It is the only place on Earth where both crocodiles and alligators … Read more

Don’t Fear a Red Planet, Selections From the World’s Only Native American Comic Shop

ALBUQUERQUE — Opened in June 2017, Red Planet Books and Comics is the only Native American comic shop in the world and only one of six Native-owned bookstores in the US. Our mission has always been to curate and recommend the most dynamic and authentic Native-centric books, graphic novels, comics, games, and toys to a … Read more

Artists Explore Divergent Histories in Many Worlds Are Born

Jeanna Penn, “Winona Day Nursery” from the series Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West (2022), watercolor, acrylic, marker, oil paint marker, inkjet prints on mounted watercolor paper, 23 1/2 x 47 1/2 inches (image courtesy 516 Arts) ALBUQUERQUE — Many Worlds Are Bornthe current exhibition on view at 516 Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is … Read more

Africatown, Benghazi, and Beirut Among World’s Most Endangered Sites

Africatown near Mobile, Alabama, Benghazi’s Historic City Center in Libya, and heritage buildings that were affected by the 2020 blast in Beirut are among 25 at-risk sites listed in the 2022 World Monuments Watch (WMW) released today, March 1. The biennial list, issued by the World Monuments Fund (WMF), highlights cultural, historical, and geographical sites … Read more