Around the Nation, Friday Round-Up

BY Arts Desk  May 22, 2009 at 11:22 AM EDT

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

Jessa Crispin

- Jessa Crispin of Booklsut.com tells WTTW’s Chicago Tonight about the fate of her blog and her upcoming move to Berlin.

- The KPBS Film Club of the Air in San Diego discuss and debate three new movies, including Jim Jarmusch’s ‘The Limits of Control,’ Atom Egoyan’s ‘Adoration,’ plus Iranian film ‘The Song of the Sparrows.’

- Author Willard Spiegelman tells Jerome Weeks of KERA what keeps him cheerful in a discussion about his new book, ‘Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness.’

- Actor Sidney Poitier shares memories from his childhood on NPR from his new memoir.

- And tonight, you can listen to musician St. Vincent perform live from Washington on NPR.