Around the Nation

BY Tom LeGro  May 16, 2013 at 1:53 PM EDT

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

Premiering Monday on PBS: “Mel Brooks: Make a Noise” on American Masters. In this excerpt, the comic legend explains the difference between comedy and tragedy. (As long as it isn’t happening to Mel Brooks, it’s funny.) Check your local listings.

Watch Mel Brooks: The Difference Between Comedy & Tragedy Is… on PBS. See more from American Masters.

The latest in the PBS Digital Studios series “Blank on Blank”: “Wilt Chamberlain on Tall Tales”:

Recently on PBS: “10 Buildings that Changed America”:
“A state capitol that Thomas Jefferson designed to resemble a Roman temple, the home of Henry Ford’s first assembly line, the first indoor regional shopping mall, an airport with a swooping concrete roof that seems to float on air — these are among the buildings surveyed in this cross-country journey to 10 influential works of American architecture.”

Watch 10 Buildings that Changed America on PBS. See more from 10 Buildings that Changed America.

From NYC-ARTS‘ Art Underground: “In honor of the 25th anniversary of the MTA’s ‘Arts for Transit’ Program, NYC-ARTS focuses on Faith Ringgold’s ‘Flying Home: Harlem Heroes and Heroines’ at the 125th 2 and 3 stations.”

Watch Art Underground: Faith Ringgold NYC-ARTS | Curator’s Choice on PBS. See more from NYC-ARTS.