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The Beatles in 1965. Photo courtesy of the Michael Ochs Archive/Corbis You might be surprised to learn that all of the The Beatles' BBC performances were not well archived. In fact, Kevin Howlett, a BBC radio producer and…
Photo by Flickr user Dawn Humphrey We're moments away from 2014. Our resolutions are set and the champagne glasses are out, but before we move on to the new year, we have a bit more reflecting to do.
Photo by Flickr user Bob AuBuchon As the year comes to a close, Art Beat reflects on our best stories from 2013. On Thursday, we revisited the musicians worth a second listen and on Friday we rediscovered…
EmbedVideo(8340, 514, 320); Listen to Traoré play "Sikey." Born in Mali to a diplomatic family, Traoré has traveled throughout the world, picking up pieces of herself along the way. That mix of origins is reflected in her music, which…
Photo by Flickr user "when i was a bird" With the New Year approaching fast, we here at Art Beat are reflecting on this past year. On Thursday, we rediscovered all the great musicians we listened to…
Photo by Flickr user Professor Bop As we quickly approach 2014, we can't help but reflect on our year at Art Beat. Over the next few days, we'll be looking back at some of our best stories of 2013, starting…
When an attempt to restore the holiday spirit with a forlorn little Christmas tree fails, Charlie Brown needs Linus’ help to learn the real meaning of Christmas in 1965’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC…
// Dick Davis spoke to PBS NewsHour chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about his new book "Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz." According to Dick Davis, Hafez is the poetry world's version of Bach. "People say…
EmbedVideo(8308); As a young man, Dick Davis fell in love with Iran and ever since he has dedicated his life to bringing its culture to the west. "Its been a wonderful odyssey." Here he reads his translations of a…
Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of Masterpiece on PBS, talks to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about her decades long career creating British dramas. Rebecca Eaton grew up an Anglophile, reading British novels and “pretending to be the heroines.”…
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