Here's a selection of art and culture reports from local public broadcasting stations and national producers.
As part of the Patchwork Nation series examining communities across the U.S., Ray Suarez travels to picturesque Lincoln City, Oregon, where the recession has sapped the local tourism industry.
In other news, police killed the man suspected of shooting four police officers over the weekend, and the chief executive of General Motors was forced out Tuesday by the board of directors.
Four police officers were killed in Washington state Sunday while waiting for their shifts to start. Jeffrey Brown speaks with a Seattle Post-Intelligencer reporter for more on the manhunt for the suspected shooter.
A profile of Seattle poet Heather McHugh, who was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship on Tuesday.
The success of the Seattle-based medical provider, Group Health, has put new attention on whether a cooperative health plan can work on a national level. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
As hip-hop has evolved into an established international culture and multi-billion-dollar industry far removed from its underground urban origins, some artists are bringing the genre back to its conscientious and groundbreaking roots. The Blue Scholars, a Seattle-based, Hawaiian-influenced duo, is…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
While the United States has never fully ratified the Kyoto climate change protocol, individual cities and towns around the country are aiming to go where the nation as a whole has not.
Lee Hochberg reports on the debate in some cities and states over laws that would require restaurants to display nutritional information on their menus. Lawmakers hope the policy would benefit diners with certain health conditions, while restaurant owners are concerned…
The Supreme Court Thursday ruled against allowing race-based criteria in proposed diversity plans in two school districts. Following a report by Marcia Coyle on the ruling and the mood in the courtroom, Roger Clegg and Theodore Shaw, two experts in…
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