Alexander Calder was one of the modern masters of art — breaking the mold on sculpture in the 20th century. Nearly 40 years after his death, Calder’s work continues to captivate. WGBH’s Arts Editor Jared Bowen sat down recently with the Chief Curator of the Peabody Essex Museum near Boston to discuss Calder and his creations. Continue reading
For most of us, life was back to normal within days or weeks of the Boston Marathon bombings. But for hundreds of victims and their families, that will never be true.
Roseann Sdoia was waiting for her friend to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded only a few feet away. Sdoia’s right leg was badly damaged and had to be amputated above the knee. She talks about her road to rehabilitation with Emily Rooney of WGBH in Boston. Continue reading
The Olympics are over but there’s another huge sporting event that will also soon start in London. 4,000 athletes from 150 countries will compete at the London Paralympic Games, which open on August 29. Our partners at WGBH have been following the athletes as they train for the event this summer. Continue reading