Alex Gallafent

Arts, Culture & Media

Alexander Scriabin

The Baryshnikov Arts Center is hosting a show; �Spectral Scriabin'. Eteri Andjaparidze and Jennifer Tipton are creating a music-theater work in which the music of Scriabin merges with a display of color and light. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is central Java, in Indonesia. That's the location of the city that locals call Solo, officially known as Surakarta. In New York, the Indonesian consulate is holding classes in gamelan music. Alex Gallafent paid a visit.

Global Politics

Decorum in Congress

The World's Alex Gallafent looks at questions of political decorum sparked by Republican Congressman Joe Wilson's outburst during President Obama's speech to Congress last night.