25 episodes

The latest news, analysis and reporting on the art and entertainment world. (Updated periodically) PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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The latest news, analysis and reporting on the art and entertainment world. (Updated periodically) PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    News Wrap: Palestinians displaced by war move toward northern Gaza

    News Wrap: Palestinians displaced by war move toward northern Gaza

    In our news wrap Sunday, hostage release and cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas have stalled, hundreds of displaced Palestinian families moved north along Gaza's coast, House Republicans renewed an effort to pass military aid for Israel, Sydney police gave an update on Saturday's deadly stabbing attack at a mall, and artist and author Faith Ringgold died at age 93. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 1 min
    A Brief But Spectacular take on the miracle of flight

    A Brief But Spectacular take on the miracle of flight

    Entrepreneur and author Derrick Fennell has been a flight attendant for more than 14 years. Many of his passengers know him for his in-flight poems reflecting on his time in the skies. Fennell shares one of his poems and his Brief But Spectacular take on the miracle of flight. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 2 min
    Appalachian cultural hub faces long recovery after devastating floods

    Appalachian cultural hub faces long recovery after devastating floods

    In the summer of 2022, historic flooding in eastern Kentucky washed away homes and entire communities, claiming more than 40 lives. It also devastated an important cultural hub for the larger region, Appalshop, home to a large archive of Appalachian history and culture. Jeffrey Brown first brought us Appalshop's story in 2018 and recently returned for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 8 min
    A Brief But Spectacular take on painting the people who feed America

    A Brief But Spectacular take on painting the people who feed America

    Narsiso Martinez is an artist whose work celebrates the vital and often invisible labor performed by farmworkers. Martinez's work is informed by his own experiences as a farmworker, spending summers picking produce in Washington state to support himself while studying at California State University, Long Beach. He gives his Brief But Spectacular take on painting the people who feed America. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 3 min
    What's behind an effort to preserve mid-century modern architecture in Phoenix

    What's behind an effort to preserve mid-century modern architecture in Phoenix

    Some people see older buildings as revered artifacts that have stood the test of time, but others see them as occupying sites that could be used for new development. That tension is currently playing out in Phoenix, Arizona, a city that's a rich source of one specific style of architecture. Ali Rogin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 7 min
    Percival Everett on his novel retelling 'Huckleberry Finn' from Jim's point of view

    Percival Everett on his novel retelling 'Huckleberry Finn' from Jim's point of view

    "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'' by Mark Twain is one of the cornerstones of American literature. "James," a new novel by Percival Everett, takes another look at the story and brings an unheard voice to the forefront. Jeffrey Brown sat down with Everett for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 7 min

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