Around the Nation, Friday Round-up

BY Arts Desk  May 29, 2009 at 5:19 PM EDT

Here are some of this week’s arts and culture headlines from public broadcasters around the nation:

– Minnesota Public Radio talks to Pete Docter, the director of the animated film ‘Up’ (as well as native Minnesotan)

KERA reports on the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, with Cliburn Foundation director Richard Rodzinski

Abandoned buildings become art spaces in Philadelphia as part of the Hidden City Project.

– Chicago Tribune music critic Greg Kot tells Chicago Tonight about his new book “Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music” on the enormous changes occurring in the music industry.

– Also, the final episode of the Swedish detective miniseries ‘Wallander’ with Kenneth Branagh on Masterpiece Theater airs Sunday on PBS. Check your local listings for the time.