Arts & Culture

Writer Transforms Newspaper Articles into Poetry


[Sorry, the video for this story has expired.] Writers get inspiration from all sorts of places, and for poet Austin Kleon, that inspiration came from…read more

Poet Reflects on Working in Detroit’s Factories


[Sorry, the video for this story has expired.] Pulitzer prize-winning poet Philip Levine didn’t always make a living writing verse; as a young man, he…read more

High Unemployment Remains after World Cup


Everyday nearly 100,000 South Africans scour the country’s streets in search of work. With a numbing jobless rate of 27 percent, the current state of…read more

Mark Twain’s Autobiography Set to be Revealed


Mark Twain, one of America’s greatest writers and humorists, died 100 years ago at the age of 75. Twain, whose real name was Samuel Clemens,…read more

Artist Chuck Close on Overcoming Disabilities


Chuck Close is a world-renowned artist who paints wall-sized faces and portraits. While much of his work is filled with vibrant colors, his life has…read more

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