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By Arts Desk
Merce Cunningham, a dancer who is regarded among the most important and innovative American artists of the 20th century, died Sunday night at his home in Manhattan. He was 90.
Regarded among the most innovative American artists of the 20th century, Merce Cunningham died Sunday in his New York home.
The unexpected death of pop music icon Michael Jackson touched off a worldwide wave of mourning and celebrations of his life Friday. Jeffrey Brown talks to a music writer and a disc jockey about the musical legacy Jackson leaves behind.
Fans across the globe mourned the death of pop icon Michael Jackson, who died at the age of 50 Thursday following an apparent heart attack. Jeffrey Brown reports on the worldwide response to the passing of the King of Pop.
Pop star Michael Jackson died Thursday evening after arriving at a Los Angeles hospital in a deep coma. Jim Lehrer talks to USA Today music critic Steve Jones about the singer's career.
Azza Fahmy is a jewelry maker taking from the past to create beautiful new objects. Karima Mansour is a dancer struggling to find acceptance in her own country. Lara Baladi is an artist who sheds a dark light on life…
A multimedia artist, jewelry maker, and dancer from Egypt talk about their work and how they incorporate influences from their time in Cairo into their art forms. Jeffrey Brown continues his series on the Kennedy Center's Arabesque arts festival.
On Thursday's NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown reports on three artists from Cairo with their own perspectives on the fascinating city he visited earlier this year: jewelry maker Azza Fahmy, conceptual artist Lara Baladi and dancer and choreographer Karima Mansour.
Most of us aren't asked to dance our life's work, and that's probably a good thing. But John Bohannon, a visiting scholar at Harvard University and writer for Science Magazine, believes dance is the ultimate translation challenge for scientists.
The Soweto Gospel Choir blends the rich sounds of traditional African music with dance and a variety of musical genres -- rock and hip-hop, and American gospel and R&B -- and the combination has earned the choir legions of fans…
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