Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
“Give Me the Banjo” chronicles the journey of America’s quintessential instrument — the banjo — from its African roots to the 21st century. The documentary will air Nov. 4 on PBS.
For 40 years, Bill Lavicka fought to save old Chicago churches, houses and other neighborhood architecture and restore buildings in his own whimsical style. Chicago News Cooperative profiles the activist:
Blending swing and jazz with Texas rhythm and blues and modern pop, the Crusaders are one of the most distinct jazz bands of the last 50 years. KPLU features a session with the Crusaders in its studio: