Around the Nation

BY Tom LeGro  February 21, 2012 at 12:46 PM EST

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

NJTV’s “State of the Arts” profiles painter Joan Snyder, a 2007 MacArthur Fellow and whose first major retrospective is at the Zimmerli Art Museum:

Watch Joan Snyder: Dancing with the Dark, Artist on PBS. See more from State of the Arts.

WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” has a look at the exhibition “Re: Chicago” at DePaul University’s new art museum. The show features photographs, sculpture and paintings of 40 Chicago artists:

Nine Network’s “Living St. Louis” talks to Sleepy Kitty, a couple whose music and art is making its mark on a blossoming artist community:

Here’s a preview of Independent Lens’ “When the Drum is Beating,” which premiers April 12. “For 60 years, Haiti’s most popular band, Septentrional, has survived corrupt governments, revolutions, natural disasters, extreme poverty, and national tragedy. Its joyous fusion of Cuban and Haitian beats lifts and celebrates the indomitable Haitian spirit”:

Watch Haiti’s Best Known Band Keeps Hope Alive on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.