In today's arts and culture headlines, a fire at the Phillips Collection and California passes a new law on stolen art.
Teachers in the District of Columbia are being reevaluated. Special correspondent John Merrow looks at a new test for teachers in the Washington, D.C. school district as part of his ongoing reporting on education.
By Tom LeGro
Back in March, we were excited to give attention to the Poetry Foundation's DC Poetry Tour, a multimedia tour that reveals our nation's capital through the eyes of its great poets. It seems more appropriate now to highlight the tour…
By Mike Melia
Front-woman of the Junior League Band, Lissy Rosemont is set to release her third full-length album, "Jelly Roll," this week with a concert at Washington, D.C.'s Rock N Roll Hotel. Lissy is singer, guitarist, pianist, banjo player...and the author's fiancee.
By Molly Finnegan
Although she tested the waters with songs like "Heavenly Day" off her 2007 album "Children Running Through," Patty Griffin had never considered recording a full gospel album until an executive at EMI floated the idea.
Performer and choreographer Maurice Hines had mostly retired his dancing shoes, until an opportunity came knocking at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage.
By Tom LeGro
Jeffrey Brown talks to actor Laurence Fishburne about playing Thurgood Marshall in a play now at the Kennedy Center.
In "Knuffle Bunny: a Cautionary Tale," a simple trip to the laundromat gone awry provides plenty of dramatic and comedic material for a 31-page picture book. But is it enough to support a 45-minute musical? That was the challenge for…
A roundup of arts headlines.
Tea Party activists across the country used Thursday's income tax filing deadline as a platform to voice disputes over the growth of government, while the Obama administration stressed the importance of tax-funded programs. Jim Lehrer reports.
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