A successful multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Andrew Bird recently joined instrument and acoustic engineer Ian Schneller to create a novel live music experience, something they're calling the "Sonic Arboretum," at the Guggenheim Museum.
In today's arts and culture headlines, the White House announces the launch of a new dance performance series.
The debate on whether to build a mosque near Ground Zero has become a touchy subject for many and raised questions over U.S. views on Islam. Gwen Ifill gets three perspectives from the Rev. Welton Gaddy of The Interfaith Alliance,…
With several new polls illustrating a divide over American attitudes toward Islam, PBS stations sampled opinions across the U.S.
Margaret Warner speaks with former Sen. Slade Gorton and former CIA Director John McLaughlin about oversight of the nation's massive intelligence community.
The deaths of six more U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan made for another record month of troop deaths and brought new attention on the dangers of roadside bombs known as IEDs. Ray Suarez speaks with Marine Staff Sgt. Todd Bowers of…
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Molly Finnegan
"What He's Poised To Do" is a new story collection by New Yorker editor Ben Greenman. The stories feature and often take place in the form of letters, and explore our attempts to connect over time.
By Dave Gustafson
As longtime West Virginia Sen. Robert C. Byrd is laid to rest today today, Art Beat looks back at the statesman's musical side, which shone through in his fiddling prowess.
By Molly Finnegan
This week, librarians from around the country have gathered in Washington for the annual meeting of the American Library Association to meet with authors, share experiences and discuss topics ranging from budget cuts, branch closings and staff reductions, to technology…
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