Salma Hagag, 51, learned to sing in Sudan as a child, before she moved to Egypt and, eventually, the United States. But nobody in her adopted country had heard her voice — until she performed at a sold-out concert in…
By Elie Khadra, KQED Arts
Plenty of classical composers have turned to nature for inspiration. Composer Stephen Lias does, too. But his focus is a little more specific. Composer Stephen Lias. Photo: Boulder Philharmonic Over the last two decades, Lias has written more…
By Brad Turner, Colorado Public Radio
Immigrants represented in the 158 portraits on view at Walter Maciel Gallery include well-known figures more regularly defined by their contributions to American society than their foreign birthplaces: former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Albert Einstein, Stokely Carmichael, Bela Lugosi,…
By Kelly Whalen and Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED Arts
At a meeting of Voices of our City Choir in San Diego, aspiring choir members from all walks of life come together to sing songs of love and hope.
By Susan Murphy, KPBS
By Rocky Mountain PBS
For 25 years, the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble in Denver has been blending dance, live music, spoken word and seasonal celebrations from around the world into a single holiday tradition.
By MN Original - Twin Cities PBS
The Telling Project uses the stories of veterans and their family members to deepen people's understanding of military life by creating a theatrical production based on those real experiences. The national performing arts organization is based in Austin, Texas, but…
By Jackie Shafer, WOSU
"Origami in the Garden" is a traveling exhibit of origami sculptures created by artist Kevin Box. “What inspires me about origami is its simple metaphor for life. We all begin with a blank page, what we choose to do with…
By Cynthia Stone, KQED
These architect-designers are experimenting with 3D printers to eventually build houses and work spaces out of organic materials such as sand, salt and coffee grounds.
Austin artist, Gerardo Arellano, blends expressionism and pop art to create what he calls "Border Wave" -- a style of imagery that is influenced by life on both sides of the U.S. and Mexican border.
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