The Last Supper VIDEO
This is a sobering piece about an art project unlike any I’ve seen before, but given all the discussion about capital punishment these days, perhaps a very timely one. Julie Green tells OPB about her thoughtful and provocative exhibit, The Last Supper, from The Arts Center in Corvallis. Green discusses her method and tells the ...Continue Reading
Between the blue sky above us and the infinite blackness of space lies a frontier full of enigmas that scientists have only just begun to investigate. “At the Edge of Space” takes viewers on a spectacular exploration to probe the earth-space boundary zone, home to some of nature’s most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering ...Continue Reading
When thunderclouds begin to gather over Botswana’s Kalahari each year, 20,000 zebras get itchy feet. As the first fat raindrops hit the dust, southern Africa’s biggest animal migration gets underway. In a never-ending quest for grass and water, the striped herds undertake an annual epic trek across the vast lunar landscape of the Kalahari’s Makgadikgadi ...Continue Reading
The Avett Brothers: The critically acclaimed American band was founded by brothers Scott and Seth Avett. Their performance at the McKittrick Hotel includes 2009’s hit “I and Love and You,” as well as selections from the band’s eighth studio album, Magpie and the Dandelion, which reached No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 Albums ...Continue Reading
Get to know more about Brazil with Michael Palin as he visits vaqueros, learns to drum, cook Bahian-style and studies capoeira.
In 1961, segregation seemed to have an overwhelming grip on American society. Many states violently enforced the policy, while the federal government, under the Kennedy administration, remained indifferent, preoccupied with matters abroad. That is, until an integrated band of college students — many of whom were the first in their families to attend a university ...Continue Reading