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Arts Apr 19‘No Place on Earth’ brings to light story of Holocaust survivors who hid in caves
The new film "No Place on Earth" tells the incredible story of a small group of Jews who literally went underground, into caves, to escape the horrors of the Holocaust.
Arts Apr 19The Daily Frame
A skater performs a trick at the South Bank skatepark in London. Plans are underway to refurbish the complex, which would be replaced with new arts venues and retail outlets. The skatepark, hailed as the birthplace of British skateboarding, is…
Arts Apr 18Around the Nation
Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
Arts Apr 18The Daily Frame
A man rides a scooter past a graffiti mural in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Arts Apr 17Catching Up With Kelly Oxford, From Tweets to Best-selling Memoir
A lot has happened to Kelly Oxford since we first spoke with her on Art Beat three years ago. She moved her family to Los Angeles, began writing pilots for major TV networks, penned a screenplay slated to be a…
Arts Apr 17The Daily Frame
A man looks at "MaskII" by Ron Mueck at the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain in Paris. The Australian artist's work is on view through Sept. 29.
Arts Apr 16The Tuesday Cutline…a Contest
Poor Elmo. It looks he might be lost. Or panhandling. Times are tough, after all, with budget cuts. What do you think our favorite red monster is up to? Write a caption to the photo above, and we'll send the…
Arts Apr 15Artists Wield Chalk as Weapon Against Gun Violence
About 100 artists and activists organized by the group Art=Ammo participated in a flash-mob style performance against gun violence at the Lincoln Memorial.
Arts Apr 15‘The Orphan Master’s Son,’ ‘Stag’s Leap’ Among 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners
The 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday at a ceremony at Columbia University. Adam Johnson, author of the novel "The Orphan Master's Son," and poet Sharon Olds, author of "Stag's Leap," were among the winners.
Arts Apr 15Weekly Poem: ‘Single Room’
Averill Curdy is the author of the collection "Song & Error" (2013, Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and co-edited, with Lynne McMahon, The Longman Anthology of Poetry (2006). She has received fellowships from the NEA and the Rona Jaffe Foundation, among…