New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
A few unpopular presidential candidates voiced their thoughts this past week about their low poll standings. Our fave was Governor Chris Christie’s optimistic outlook regarding Iowa and New Hampshire results: “I don’t necessarily think you have to win either state.” (New York Times) Some NYU students are living in $300/night hotel rooms because the university […]
HBO cast a SECOND red priestess for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones. We’re excited, because the last priestess killed a lot of people using unorthodox methods. (Nylon) A woman in Florida glued her eyes shut after mistaking glue for eye drops. Accident, or witchcraft? (Fox) Two shootings occurred at colleges in Arizona and Texas. […]
George Steel, the executive director of Miller Theater, is packing his bags and heading for greener pastures, namely the Dallas Opera — the $12 million budget of which is four times that of our Miller. Ah, well. Best of luck in Texas, George Steel!
South by Southwest (SXSW), the annual film and music festival in Austin, Texas, ends today—and BW culture editor Paul Barndt got himself a press pass (see, bwogging has its benefits). The music part is higher profile, but it’s a pain–unless running around Austin to catch half-hour sets at crowded bars is your idea of a […]