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.