Molly’s Recent Stories
Arts Aug 25Dave Stewart Gets the Blues for ‘Blackbird Diaries’
Dave Stewart, best known for the band the Eurythmics, has a new solo album called Blackbird Diaries.His first solo album in nearly 13 years was recorded in Nashville and is heavily influenced by the Blues and Americana music.
Arts Aug 19Philip Glass Composes New Arts Festival
The Days and Nights Festival of the Arts, led by composer Philip Glass, begins its inaugural season this weekend.
Arts Aug 15Monday on the NewsHour: Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh
Actress Cate Blanchett came from the theater, and to the theater she's returned. Now artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company, she and her husband Andrew Upton have brought a new production of 'Uncle Vanya' to Washington.
Arts Jul 25Conversation: Amy Winehouse, 1983-2011
A conversation with writer Sophie Heawood about the life and career of Amy Winehouse.
Arts Jul 22Conversation: Martin Gayford, Friend and Model to Lucian Freud, Remembers Artist
The artist Lucian Freud died Wednesday night in London at age 88. Critic Martin Gayford, author of a book about sitting as a model for Freud, discusses the life and work of his friend.
Arts Jun 30Artist Ai Weiwei’s Clashes with the Chinese Government
Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was arrested in early April and held for nearly three months. Accused of tax evasion, he was released on June 22 and ordered to pay nearly $2 million. Here are images of the artist detailing…
Arts Jun 24Brooke Gladstone’s Graphic Commentary of Media’s ‘Influencing Machine’
Brooke Gladstone is the long time co-host and managing director of WNYC's On The Media. Her new book about media in society is "The Influencing Machine," a comic book illustrated by Josh Neufeld.
Arts Jun 21Preview: Director Robin Hessman Explores Last Soviet Generation in ‘My Perestroika’
This week on the NewsHour, "My Perestroika," a documentary that looks at the last Soviet generation, will be airing as part of our partnership with The Economist Film Project. Jeffrey Brown talks to director Robin Hessman.
Arts Jun 09U.S. Athletes Are Part of the Art at Venice Biennale
This year's Venice Biennale features installations by artists Allora and Calzadilla, who recruited U.S. Olympic athletes to become part of the exhibit.
Arts May 13Conversation: McQueen’s ‘Savage Beauty’
An exhibition of the work of designer Alexander McQueen has just opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City.