Around the Nation
Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
The latest from the series “Blank on Blank” by PBS Digital Studios: “Jim Morrison on Why Fat is Beautiful”:
Oregon Art Beat explores Julie Green’s “The Last Supper,” an exhibition of 500 plates, each one representing the last meal of a death row inmate:
“Away from the classroom, Paul created a new language — Na’vi — that is used in the most popular movie in the history of forever, James Cameron’s ‘Avatar.’ Paul continues to ‘curate’ the language for the many people around the world who find it fascinating even outside the movie theater.”
Idea Channel asks, “Is Community a Postmodern Masterpiece?”
“Though the TV show ‘Community’ has never achieved huge ratings, it has a passionate cult following, including us here at Idea Channel. The show plays with genre and narrative in such a creative way that it brings to mind the cultural and artistic theory of Postmodernism.”