Archive for February, 2016

Precision, Pomp and Cultural Touchstone: The Marching Band

February 29, 2016 | Book Beat, Queensborough Community College

Jules Allen spent five years traveling the country photographing African-American marching bands. What he saw through his lens was “a precision art form” as public spectacle and a culture that “breathes the soul and spirit of Africa within the modern world.” The result is the simply titled “Marching Bands.” It’s the fourth book by the long-time Queensborough Community College art and design professor, whose photographs are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian and the National Gallery.

Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees

February 24, 2016 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees, February 24, 2016.