Arts of War

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‘No Guts No Glory’ Art Exhibit in London

April 12, 2017

British artist Ben Turnbull's mixed media (collages, sculptures, installations, digital prints) solo exhibition, "No Guts No Glory," went on view in London's up-scale Saatchi Gallery April 11. Running till May 8, the works artistically and metaphorically…

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Author Query: Paranormal Experiences Wanted

April 5, 2017

Author Janet Fitzgerald is doing research for a book on war veterans’ experiences with the paranormal. “My interest is in battlefield, or wartime paranormal experiences, ” she says, and is looking for veterans who’d like…

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Author Query: Incarcerated Veterans Oral History Project

April 3, 2017

Jason Higgins, a Ph.D. student in American History at University of Massachusetts Amherst, is researching the history of incarcerated veterans since the Vietnam War. "I have been conducting oral history projects with veterans for the…

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‘Miss Saigon’ Back on Broadway

March 29, 2017

The bombastic hit musical Miss Saigon--a Vietnam War story centering on a GI and a bar girl loosely based on Puccini's Madame Butterfly--reopened on Broadway last week for the first time since 2001. The Cameron…

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Author Query: Stewardess Stories

March 29, 2017

Writer and journalist Julia Cooke is working on a book about civilian airline attendants who flew into Vietnam during the war. "I'm hoping to interview as many veterans as have vivid memories or stories (or ancillary…

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Author Query: Divine Intervention in the War Zone

March 6, 2017

For a book he is preparing, Mike Burns, the author of A Battalion of Angels, and a Vietnam War veteran, would like to hear from folks who, in his words, "experienced some form of Divine…

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Apocalypse Now: The Video Game

February 22, 2017

Word is that Francis Ford Coppola's company, American Zoetrope, is working on a video game based on his famed Vietnam War film Apocalypse Now. The company started a Kickstarter Campaign to raise $900,000 for the…

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NYC Veterans Writing Event on Thursday

February 6, 2017

The Veterans Writing Workshop , a New York City nonprofit that gives free writing workshops for veterans, active duty service members, and their families, is holding a reception and reading celebrating the publication of its…

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Scoring the Vietnam War (in the Ken Burns Doc)

February 1, 2017

Trent Reznor, best known as the lead singer of the hard rocking band Nine Inch Nails , also has made his mark in recent years as a composer of movie scores. He and collaborator Atticus Ross…

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‘The Witness’ Doc: Gripping and Unpredictable

January 5, 2017

The Witness is a gripping documentary that contains surprising information about the infamous murder of a woman named Kitty Genovese in 1964. If her name rings a bell, you likely remember that the 28-year-old woman…

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