For more on the deteriorating situation in Iraq, PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Jane Arraf, a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor and Al Jazeera America, who is reporting from the ground in northern Iraq.
This summer, watch 25 films guaranteed to amaze, move and excite you. The PBS Online Film Festival returns on June 16 with a collection of stories only PBS can tell. Check out the trailer and get ready to WATCH, VOTE and SHARE.
This week, city officials announce what is being described as the first “vertical development” on Kansas City’s riverfront in more than 100 years. After decades of inaction, a $65 million development featuring 398 luxury apartments, retail, a fitness club, pool and sky bar is detailed on a five-acre site adjacent to the Berkley Riverfront ...Continue Reading
This video extra from the Independent Lens documentary The New Black gives us an intimate look at how singer Tonéx, a.k.a. B.Slade, shifted gears in his life as a successful gospel artist when he revealed he was gay. The news set off a storm of controversy within the gospel music world and the church, but ...Continue Reading
The Grammy-winning bassist Israel “Cachao” López died in Coral Gables, Florida in March 2008, almost 90-years old. A maestro of legendary status on the world stage and ultimately considered one of the greatest Afro-Cuban musicians of all time, he had made his home in the United States for the past four decades. Coming from a ...Continue Reading
Native Kansas Citians Danielle and Nick Schnebelen are siblings. They’re both left-handed, and they both make know how to make the blues come alive. Add in a pair of roots music veterans, Jan Faircloth and “Shinetop, Jr.” and the quartet you get is currently in heavy rotation at blues clubs and festivals all over the ...Continue Reading