The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history. Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” will be the company’s first presentation by a Black composer.
By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
The NewsHour has long been committed to reporting on arts and culture through our ongoing series, Canvas. This weekend, that effort expands into primetime on PBS with “Beyond the Canvas.” Jeffrey Brown and Amna Nawaz join Judy Woodruff to share…
The bake-off is the latest in a series of at-home projects championed by museums closed during the pandemic that give people something to do while social distancing.
By Joshua Barajas
Brian Dennehy, the burly actor who started in films as a macho heavy and later in his career won plaudits for his stage work in plays by William Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov, Eugene O'Neill and Arthur Miller, has died. He was…
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
Here are some highlights of fall-winter 2020 shows.
By Joshua Barajas
The inflatable replica that rests on the lake’s solid surface isn’t a political statement, nor a throwback to the ending of 1969’s “Planet of the Apes,” but a decades-long tradition founded on a good laugh.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his threats to target Iranian cultural sites if Iran retaliates against the U.S. for killing one of its top generals.
By Peter Orsi, Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press
As founder and director of the National Ballet of Cuba, Alonso personified the island's arts program under Fidel Castro's communist rule and she kept vise-like control over the troupe past her 90th birthday despite being nearly blind for decades.
Chef Sean Sherman, founder of the company The Sioux Chef, uses ingredients native to the Americas to draw attention to the long-forgotten Native culinary tradition. His research and cooking are also a way to push back against processed foods that…
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