Around the Nation, Friday Round-up

BY Arts Desk  June 5, 2009 at 3:05 PM EDT

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

- It’s the weekend, time to play! WNET’s ART 21 considers artist Jessica Stockholder’s philosophy on play and how it applies to art education

- The scholars who found the earliest-known recording last year reconsider how it’s actually supposed to be heard

- Mali musicians Amadou and Miriam are on Chicago Public Radio tonight

- KERA’s Jerome Weeks takes a two-part look at “Money for Art: The Tangled Story of Art and Politics in American Democracy” a 2008 book by Baylor University professor David Smith

- Before you watch ‘Neil Young: Don’t Be Denied’ next Wednesday on PBS’s American Masters, catch these performance clips from Massey Hall in 1971 and watch Young discuss his love for a plaid shirt: