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By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
On Tuesday, the Library of Congress announced that 46-year-old Ada Limón had been named the 24th U.S. poet laureate.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
What happens to an artist when one of the very tools he uses -- his hands -- are changed in an instant? Jeffrey Brown visited a sculptor in New York's Hudson Valley, who has had to pivot on how he…
By Moe Sattar, Ana Davila, Alyssa Ortega Coppelman
Singer-songwriter Syd is one of the pioneering and most prominent voices to sing about same-sex relationships in R&B music. She has now released solo music after working with hip-hop collective Odd Future, and her own Grammy-nominated band The Internet. Syd…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson, Madison Staten
In 2021, more than 1,500 children and teenagers in the United States were killed by gunfire. Activists across the country are working to shed light on that issue through a series of plays written and performed by young adults, many…
By Melissa Williams, Alyssa Ortega Coppelman, Ana Davila, Moe Sattar
As wildfires continue to rage in the western United States, we look at how these increasingly common events are affecting the people in the midst of them. Lucy Walker is a documentary filmmaker whose most recent work, "Bring Your Own…
Multi-talented musician Jon Batiste received the most nominations of any artist at the recent Grammys, capturing a total of 11 in all in a wide variety of categories. He also came away with the most wins, including the biggest, "Album…
By Anne Azzi Davenport, Maureen Barillaro, Jacob Garcia, Robert Judge and Jared Bowen, GBH
Sir Zanele Muholi has been documenting queer and trans people in South Africa for decades with the aim of celebrating life, joy and the beauty of the community. An exhibit at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston that focuses…
By Maureen Barillaro, Jacob Garcia, Robert Judge and Jared Bowen, GBH
The New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts is hosting the new exhibit "Loomings," inspired by the title of the first chapter of "Moby-Dick." Painter Christopher Volpe has created works prompted by the novel that take on an apocalyptic tone, with…
By Morgan Lee, Associated Press
New Mexico workplace safety regulators say they have issued the maximum possible fine against a film production company for firearms safety failures on the set where a cinematographer was fatally shot in October by actor and producer Alec Baldwin.
By Karla Murthy
Millions of people travel through Houston's airports each month - making the region one of the busiest for air travel in the country. But while they are traveling, they are also getting a glimpse of one of the largest collections…
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