Around the Nation
Here are some recent arts and culture stories from public broadcasting stations around the nation.
- Dick Van Dyke talks to Tavis Smiley about his career and and his new memoir, “My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business.”
- On June 2, PBS will rebroadcast “Emile Norman: By His Own Design.” The film profiles the self-taught artist who went from creating window displays for Bergdorf Goodman to New York art success story. You can find more previews here.
– The Low Anthem talks to Marketplace about channeling the industrial past of their home state of Rhode Island for their new album, and why they chose to record it in an abandoned factory.
– The participants in the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in Fort Worth, Texas, must all play the same piano. KERA’s Bill Zeeble looks at this year’s instrument, which has provoked some strong reactions.
- Ahead of Memorial Day, WHYY’s Friday Arts takes a look at the exhibit “Art of the American Soldier” at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, and talks to actual soldiers and artists who braved the front lines.