Celebrations around the world are already underway for the Chinese New Year, which begins next Thursday, Feb. 19 and lasts until March 5. Often marked by fireworks and family feasts within China, customs and observances of 2015’s Year of the Goat vary widely, ranging from traditional festivals to underwater dragon dances.
The new ABC sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” debuted to winning ratings and marked the first time in 20 years you could watch a network series centered on an Asian-American family. But will the popular sitcom clear the path for more exposure of Asian Americans in pop culture? NewsHour’s Mori Rothman reports. Continue reading
In 2007, a monumental cache of photographic negatives were sold at auction. The man who bought them, John Maloof, soon discovered stunning images of Chicago street scenes from the mid-20th century. Who was the unknown artist behind the photographs? Jeffrey Brown talks to co-directors Maloof and Charlie Siskel about their Oscar-nominated documentary, “Finding Vivian Maier.” Continue reading
- From glamorous to ordinary, Vivian Maier’s street photography captured America’s mid-century urban life
In a matter of a few short years, Vivian Maier went from a reclusive and mysterious, largely unknown woman to widely recognized as one of the greatest street photographers of the 20th century. Continue reading
Does streaming help you discover new artists? Does it threaten musicians’ ability to earn a living? Tell us your thoughts on Twitter this Thursday from 1-2 p.m. EST. Continue reading
For a few minutes today, all of “House of Cards” season three was available on Netflix — two weeks before its scheduled release.
Cartoonist Scott McCloud, best known for the “Understanding Comics” series, talks about “The Sculptor,” his first graphic novel and his first work of fiction in over 30 years. Continue reading
As Daily Show fans get ready to say goodbye, take a look at 8 quintessential Jon Stewart clips. Continue reading