Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
PBS’ “Off Book” series looks at the history of animated GIFs, one of the oldest image formats used on the web:
On PBS’ “Sound Tracks,” Marco Werman talks to rock legend Levon Helm, drummer and singer for The Band. Watch that interview here. (Art Beat talked to Helm a few years ago at one of his “midnight rambles.”) In the video below, Helm and friends perform “The Weight”:
WNET’s “Treasures of New York” goes on a tour of Hearst’s world headquarters in Midtown Manhattan to explore New York City’s first completed green office building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Norman Foster:
In Monday’s premiere episode of KCET’s “L.A. Tonight,” Roy Firestone begins a two-part interview with Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti. Part two airs Thursday.