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Ripple effects continued Monday after some unscripted drama at Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony, as actor Will Smith struck presenter Chris Rock on stage. But there are also many other highlights to explore. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and…
The theater in Mariupol that was reduced to rubble when it was bombed by Russian forces Wednesday is just one example of the risk the war poses to Ukraine's important cultural sites. Memorials, museums and churches, all places that speak…
Advocates are sounding the alarm about a set of measures that they say target teaching and writing related to LGBTQ issues, race and freedom of speech. Around the country, efforts to ban specific books or even whole categories of books…
Artists, entertainers, performers and others around the world are finding ways to show their solidarity with Ukrainians during this time of crisis. The efforts range from singing to light displays to prayer and beyond. Jeffrey Brown has a look for…
How do we remember our heroes and our nation’s greatest victories? And what lessons do we learn from history? A provocative recent book examines the story of what’s become known as “the Greatest Generation” and its impact on America’s wars…
Last year, comedian Bill Cosby's 2018 sexual assault conviction was overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which found prosecutors had improperly used a deposition where Cosby admitted to drugging women. A new documentary series looks at allegations against Cosby, and…
As COVID-19 rages this winter, the Miami City Ballet continues to dance, preparing to perform “Swan Lake” in February, under the careful eye of celebrated choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Jeffrey Brown spent a day with Ratmansky and dancers to see how…
Climate change and comedy might not seem like a natural pairing, but a new film combines the two to create a parable about how our society is responding to the climate crisis. William Brangham recently spoke to Adam McKay, director…
Vincent van Gogh is the quintessential art-world phenomenon, both for his artistic creations and life story. But now, he's everywhere, in a new way: the center of a boom in immersive art experiences. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and…
As we close the book on 2021, Jeffrey Brown talks to some of NewsHour's literary friends to get their best recommendations on what books to curl up on the couch with, or share with a friend. This report is part…
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