The poetry community is growing in West Virginia. Many are poets who left and have come back home.
By PBS NewsHour
Cultural objects around the world are routinely threatened by war, looting and human impact. But a kind of modern-day renaissance workshop called Factum Arte outside Madrid is taking an innovative approach to understanding and preserving the heritage and integrity of…
By Kamaria Roberts
In their new anthology, "Black Boy Feelings," Jeana Lindo and Richard Bryan confront stereotypes about black men.
By Elizabeth Flock
John Farrell has read and studied a wide range of biographies over the years. Here are his recommendations for 8 must-read life histories.
By PBS NewsHour
Being a shy, gay man from Montana, Bill Bowers says he knew about silence from early on. When he heard there was an art form devoted to being silent, he knew he had found his calling. Bowers offers his Brief…
By Meredith P. Garretson
'Phone shaming,' budget cooking, recipes and other tricks from from Patricia Altschul's new book “The Art of the Southern Charm.”…
Jonathan Demme earned critical and commercial success with "Silence of the Lambs," but his career as a film director went beyond crime-thrillers. He made acclaimed dramas, comedies and concert movies, too. Hari Sreenivasan remembers Demme, who died Wednesday at the…
After a series of incidents in which violent content was posted to Facebook, the social media site is looking for ways to remove these kinds of videos quickly.
Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, best known for "The Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia," and "Stop Making Sense," has died at 73.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
When asked to listen to George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," only about half of the students were able to identify that the opening solo is played on a clarinet.
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