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Arts Mar 27The Daily Frame
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company performs a scene from "D-Man in the Waters" during a dress rehearsal before opening night Tuesday at the Joyce Theater in New York City.
Arts Mar 26Tuesday on the NewsHour: San Francisco Symphony on Strike
The ongoing strike by the San Francisco Symphony brings back a lot of memories for PBS NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels, some pleasant, one in particular rather daunting.
Arts Mar 26The Daily Frame
A butterfly lands on a girl at the "Sensational Butterflies" exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London.
Arts Mar 25Cliburn, Checker Among New Additions to National Recording Registry
Van Cliburn's triumphant Cold War performance in Moscow, the mambo music of Cuban bassist Israel "Cachao" Lopez, and Chubby Checker's "The Twist" are among the 25 sound recordings newly inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.
Arts Mar 25Weekly Poem: ‘Cuckoo Flower on the Witness Stand’
Li-Young Lee is the author of four books of poetry: "Behind My Eyes" (2008); "Book of My Nights" (2001); "The City in Which I Love You" (1991); and "Rose" (1986).
Arts Mar 25The Daily Frame
A man gets a tattoo at the International Tattoo Convention in Frankfurt, Germany. More than 700 artists from all over the world made more than 3,000 tattoos at the three-day show.
Arts Mar 22‘Please Please Me’ at 50: How Well Do You Know the Beatles?
"Twist and Shout," "Love Me Do," "I Saw Her Standing There." It might be hard to believe that these three songs, belonging to the soundtrack of a generation and beloved by several more, sprang from a single album 50 years…
Arts Mar 22The Daily Frame
A visitor looks at photographs by Marven Graf at "From Beckmann to Warhol: Art of the 20th and 21st Centuries," an exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. The show, which features works by Picasso, Chagall, Warhol, Miro, Richter and others from…
Arts Mar 21The Daily Frame
A woman looks at "Sequined Mannequins," a painting by American artist Tom Blackwell, at "Hyperrealism 1967-2012," an exhibition at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid.
Arts Mar 20Around the Nation
Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.