Around the Nation
Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
On the latest episode of “Finding Your Roots,” Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes. (Jeffrey Brown recently talked to Legend for a segment on the NewsHour.)
Airing on PBS Friday, May 25, at 9 p.m. ET (check your local listings): “The Goat Rodeo Sessions Live.” Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinst Chris Thile perform tracks from their studio album, filmed during two sold-out concerts at the House of Blues in Boston. Here’s a preview:
NYC-ARTS profiles Neue Galerie founder Ronald S. Lauder and a gives a tour of the Galerie’s 10th anniversary exhibition:
Season 3 of “FutureStates” continues with “The 6th World.” “Navajo Astronaut Tazbah Redhouse is a pilot on the first spaceship sent to colonize Mars. But a mysterious dream the night before her departure indicates there may be more to her mission than she understands.”