Mark Nowak visits the Block

Poet, playwright, cultural critic, and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum fellow Mark Nowak responded to The Left Front by speaking to Prof. Harris Feinsod’s “Poetry of the History of the Americas” class in The Left Front Gallery and reading his poems in the Block Auditorium. In the spirit of the Left Front, his poems give voice […]

J. Hoberman’s Discussion of “Body and Soul”

Block Cinema’s screening of Body and Soul (1947), a cautionary tale about greed and consumerism, seen through the lens of corruption in the boxing world. John Garfield plays an up-and-coming Jewish boxer who dreams of becoming a champ to raise him out of the crushing poverty of New York’s Lower East Side. According to The […]