Molly’s Recent Stories
Arts Jul 17The Daily Frame
JO!: Africa to America and A Dance Odyssey performs at the 2012 Concert of Colors at Max Fischer Music Center in Detroit, Mich. Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images.
Arts Jul 06Castleton Festival Is Part Celebration, Part Training Ground for Musicians and Singers
In central Virginia's Rappahanock County, the four-year-old Castleton Festival is part traditional summer music festival and part music training program. Jeffrey Brown talks to founder and renowned conductor Lorin Maazel.
Arts Dec 16Friday on the NewsHour: Rita Dove
An extended interview and reading with poet Rita Dove.
Arts Sep 30Conversation: A.E. Stallings, Poet and Translator Inspired by the Classics
The MacArthur Awards were recently announced, and one of the winners this year was the poet and translator A.E. Stallings.
Arts Sep 28Extended Interview: Russell Banks Discusses ‘Lost Memory of Skin’
A squalid encampment under a causeway in an American city is the unusual and charged setting for a new novel, "Lost Memory of Skin," which explores some deep issues of American life rarely raised and rarely seen by most of…
Arts Sep 23Conversation: Francisco Nunez, Choral Conductor for Kids
Nunez is the artistic director of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, which he also founded in 1988.
Arts Sep 22R.E.M. Breaks Up (Everybody Cries)
After 31 years as a band, R.E.M. announced Wednesday that they're calling it quits.
Arts Sep 20Musicians, Poets, Silversmith Among 2011 MacArthur Fellows
Seven of this year's MacArthur grant recipients are artists, musicians, writers or designers.
Arts Sep 09Conversation: ‘Rebirth’ Tells Stories of Healing After Attacks
From 2002 to 2009, director Jim Whitaker and a film crew chronicled the lives of five people who were directly impacted by the attack on the Twin Towers on 9/11 for a new documentary, "Rebirth."…
Arts Aug 26In ‘Salvage the Bones,’ Jesmyn Ward Tells Personal Story of Hurricane Katrina
"Salvage the Bones," a new novel by Jesmyn Ward, tells the story of a Mississippi Gulf Coast family in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall in the U.S. now six years ago this week.