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Lou Dobbs Ain’t No Damn Indian

“At the bridge today,” explains a man waiting for the R train at 36th street in Sunset Park, on April 1st. “I been here eleven years. Luchando cada dia….It’s a day to show pride.”

Against the Giuliani Legacy

Upon the premiere of the documentary Giuliani Time, directed by Kevin Keating and produced by Keating and the Rail’s Williams Cole, we are pleased to the run the following excerpts from Cole’s series “Against the Giuliani Legacy.”

Art In Conversation

Mel Bochner with Phong Bui

While preparing three forthcoming exhibits Mel Bochner took time to sit down with Rail Publisher Phong Bui to talk about his life and work.

Art In Conversation

Trenton Doyle Hancock & Fred Tomaselli with Dan Nadel

In conjunction with a new release of the book, Me a Mound, published by PictureBox, and his last solo exhibit at James Cohen Gallery, Trenton Doyle Hancock sits down for a conversation with Fred Tomasseli and Dan Nadel.

Art In Conversation

Bill Berkson with David Levi Strauss

On April 25, poet and critic Bill Berkson came to Rail headquarters in Greenpoint and sat down to discuss his life and work with Rail’s Consulting Editor David Levi Strauss.

Allan Kaprow (1927–2006)

First Nam June Paik. Now Allan Kaprow. Two great innovators, gone.

Noir At the Film Forum

As if the best days of New York film repertory theatre never went away, the Film Forum will present a celebration of B-Noir, films even more nasty, brutish and short than the slightly higher end classic titles of Noir.

Catching the Conscience: Lessons Drawn from My Name is Rachel Corrie

The cancellation of My Name is Rachel Corrie galvanized people world-wide to organize readings of the words of Rachel Corrie on the third anniversary of her death.

The Story

He didn’t know if he had read the story somewhere, in a magazine or book perhaps, or someone he didn’t know very well…

Editor's Message From The Editor

Stranger from Another Planet

Last month in this space I suggested that New York City needs to regain its identity as a place unlike the rest of the United States, and that to do so, it must resist the wave of fundamentalism sweeping across the heartland.


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