Daily Archives: February 6, 2009

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales visits BHS

Jimmy Wales, founder of the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, filmed a promo in BHS’ Library for USA network’s “Character of the Year Award”.     Click here to see the longer version of the commercial with Mr. Wales discussing censorship, the future of the internet … Continue reading

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Counter/Culture Extended

The rumors are true!  We’re extending the Public Perspectives exhibition Counter/Culture: The Disappearing Face of Brooklyn’s Storefronts.  If you haven’t yet seen Karla and Jim Murray’s photographs of mom & pop shops in Brooklyn or their gorgeous new book Storefront: … Continue reading

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Oral History in Turkey

Oral history workshops are becoming really popular in Turkey. Professor Leyla Neyzi, who leads the workshops, was quoted in the New York Times as saying, “We have started to think very differently about our history.  The past is being rethought … Continue reading

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