Around the Nation

BY Tom LeGro  May 9, 2013 at 10:56 AM EDT

Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.

The latest installment from “Blank on Blank,” a PBS Digital Studios series: “Beastie Boys on Being Stupid”:

KCET’s “Artbound” profiles the “poetically political art” of Nery Gabriel Lemus:

“The works of Nery Gabriel Lemus illuminate the fractures incurred from cultural collisions. Informed by his childhood shuttling between a predominantly Latino urban neighborhood to suburban Granada Hills, in a bus full of Latinos and African Americans, Lemus’s work gracefully exposes the subtle racial tensions between two cultures.”

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MN Original profiles photographer Xavier Tavera, whose “striking portraits tell the stories of Minnesota’s Latino and minority communities.”

“Chicago Tonight” visits an exhibit at The Art Institute of Chicago “that celebrates the special relationship between Pablo Picasso and the Windy City: