Thursday on the NewsHour: Art Institute of Chicago Opens Modern Wing…
Architect Renzo Piano speaks with Jeffrey Brown about his work building the new modern wing to the Art Institute of Chicago.
The new modern wing of the Art Institute of Chicago was intended to expand one of the nation's leading museums and provide space for its collection of modern and contemporary art.
An 88-year-old known for expressing violently anti-Semitic views opened fire inside the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, killing a guard before being wounded by other guards.
Held every two years, the Venice Biennale is the oldest and one of the largest contemporary art exhibitions in the world. This year's biennial, "Making Worlds," is the 53rd exhibition.
It's just after closing on a Friday night at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington. In the darkened auditorium, a jazz quintet is building a rhythmic floor on a soft, steady percussion line and lilting piano chords.
"Luminous Great Mass" is from Peter O'Leary's collection, "Watchfulness" (Spuyten Duyvil, 2001). The poem is also included in the Poetry Foundation's Chicago Poetry Tour, a multimedia tour of poetry written in and about the city of Chicago.
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It was a big night for "Billy Elliot" as the theater world celebrated Broadway at the Tony Awards. In a first, the three teenage boys who rotate in the role of Billy Elliot shared the Tony for best performance by…
Friday on the NewsHour: Tony-Award Winning Signature Theatre Has Rich Past…
Arlington, Va.'s Signature Theater won a 2009 Tony Award as one of the nation's best regional theaters. Jeffrey Brown explores the theater's history and humble beginnings.
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