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Arts May 14The Tuesday Cutline…a Contest
Rubber Duckie you're cute and yellow and chubby. Way chubby. What happened? Let us know by writing a caption to the photo above, and we'll send a NewsHour mug to the author of our favorite one.
Arts May 13Charles Henry Rowell Is ‘Prepared to Do Battle’ Using Poetry
For nearly four decades, Charles Henry Rowell has been a talent scout of sorts, looking for young and often ignored African-American artists. His mission is to identify, nurture, promote and publish new black writers.
Arts May 13Weekly Poem: ‘The Eaves’
Caroline Knox is the author of eight volumes of poetry, including "Flemish" (Wave Books, 2013) and "Quaker Guns" (Wave Books, 2008), which received a Recommended Reading Award 2009 from the Massachusetts Center for the Book.
Arts May 13The Daily Frame
A car is displayed last week during the 26th annual Houston Art Car Parade.
Poetry May 13Charles Henry Rowell Is ‘Prepared to Do Battle’ Using Poetry
For nearly four decades, Charles Henry Rowell has been a talent scout of sorts, looking for young and often ignored African-American artists. His latest project is a Norton anthology of contemporary black poets called "Angles of Ascent." Watch some of…
Arts May 10In ‘Other Desert Cities,’ a Family History Lush in Secrets
When Jon Robin Baitz's family drama "Other Desert Cities" closed on Broadway last June, it concluded a strong run and had been showered with high praise for showcasing its creator's talents. But for all of that, Baitz and his work…
Arts May 10The Daily Frame
A collector examines stamps on display Friday at the World Stamp Expo in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibition is the second largest ever held in the world.
Arts May 09Around the Nation
Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
Arts May 09The Daily Frame
Two women dance at the AfrikaBurn Festival in Tankwa Karoo, South Africa. The week-long art festival takes place annuallyin a temporary desert dwelling called Tankwa Town.
Arts May 08For Sarah Brightman, ‘Dreamchaser’ Is a Prelude to Upcoming Space Journey
Sarah Brightman's voice has been often described as heavenly, which more than ever seem especially appropriate, as the soprano has recently turned her sights to the skies. Her latest album, "Dreamchaser," is inspired by her life-long fascination with space, and…