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From our friends at The Open Mind: Tony award-winning actress Joanna Gleason on unlocking the imagination, as well as social consciousness, of performers.
Joanna Gleason introduces her Master Class Acting Workshop.
October 23, 2014 at 2:00 am
There’s a network in our brain you may not have heard of.
Understanding it could help us treat mental illness and reveal what it means to be human. (from NOVA Next)
Deciphering the brain’s default mode network could help us solve the mysteries of mental illness and identity.
October 23, 2014 at 12:00 am
New Downton Abbey, Season 5 photo: What is a life?
Reminder: U.S. premiere Sunday, January 4th, 2015 on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre)
October 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Preview of tonight: see Crows (from Nature | PBS), Balloons (from NOVA) & Glass (from How We Got To Now). What more could you ask?
Review research that has shown crows are among the most intelligent animals in the world.on NATURE "Murder of Crows." Watch the re-creation of an 18th-centur...
October 22, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga sing "Cheek to Cheek” written by Irving Berlin from the iconic film Top Hat (1935), which starred the dance pair Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. See their live GREAT PERFORMANCES l PBS concert television event “Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!” on Friday at 9/8c. #CheektoCheekPBS #PBSarts
October 22, 2014 at 6:49 pm
When job hunting, what's worse than a phone call? An email. Worse than that? A resume. PBS NewsHour explains:
Relying on your resume to land you a job? Good luck. Resumes are just documents, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos, and even an email to an employer...
October 22, 2014 at 6:01 pm
NEW FULL-LENGTH VIDEOS FOR YOU TO STREAM ON PBS.ORG. Here are the programs broadcast recently on PBS, which are now available for free online streaming. (Share with your friends and family!) #FreeOnlineStreamingOnPBS (U.S. only)
Finding Your Roots | The Melting Pot
Makers Women in War
FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq
Three chefs cook the food of their ancestors.
October 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm
“Smell Cell” Transplant Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Again (From NOVA Next)
Special olfactory cells taken from a patient's brain and injected into his spinal cord have enabled him to walk using only leg braces.
October 22, 2014 at 4:00 pm
From Variety -- PBS Binge-Watching Experiment Boosts Ken Burns' 'Roosevelts'
Binge-watching is a relatively new TV-viewing behavior that has the viewer making an active choice to watch a series hour after hour after hour. Now PBS appears to have cracked the nut on getting p...
October 22, 2014 at 2:28 pm
What do art, science, astronomy and global communication have in common? Glass! From glassmakers being forced to work under death penalty, to the rise of the Renaissance as an effect of the mirror, Steven Johnson explores the little-known maverick innovators of glass. HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON “Glass” premieres TONIGHT @ 10/9c on PBS.
www.pbs.org/howwegottonow Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10/9c Host Steven Johnson uncovers a link between art, science and global communication: glass.
October 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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