Around the Nation

BY Tom LeGro  August 3, 2011 at 1:09 PM EDT

Here are some of this week’s arts and culture stories from public broadcasting stations around the nation.

If you missed Tuesday’s broadcast of “Live From Lincoln Center: Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Night,” you have until Aug. 9 to watch it online.

In this clip from the broadcast, Itzhak Perlman asks, “Could Mozart have written even more music if he’d had the advantage of modern technology?” His answer is surprising:

Watch the full episode. See more Live From Lincoln Center.

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From WNET’s Metro Focus: “If you were in New York City in the ’60s, there’s a good chance you’ll remember the wild psychedelic light shows that painted the walls of the Fillmore East. On second thought, maybe you won’t. Allow us to take you back.”

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In the latest in its series, “Crime in the City,” NPR’s “Morning Edition” talks to Washington, D.C., crime writer George Pelacanos.

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Oregon Art Beat looks the art installations of Brenda Mallory, who works with fabric and beeswax to create provocative installations: