Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World opened at the Kennedy Center in Washington on Monday. Here's the first in a series of broadcast reports, which aired Monday evening on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Feb 23

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Arabesque and Us

Regular visitors to Art Beat will remember that I was in the Middle East a few weeks back talking to artists (and, as it turned out, reporting on the Gaza conflict's fallout) for a series of profiles tied to Arabesque:…

Feb 23

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Academy Awards Update

Over the last several weeks, we spoke with some people who were involved in one way or another in films nominated for an Oscar. We figured we should update you on how they did.

Fashion Week in New York ends Friday, but take a short walk from the big tents (which, face it, you're not going to get into anyway) and you'll see enough models making fierce faces and striking poses to last the…

This week the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Texas banking billionaire R. Allen Stanford with over $8 billion in fraud, leaving depositors throughout Latin America wondering where their money is and whether they'll get it back.

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