Painted in 1580, El Greco’s Penitent Magdalene recently underwent restoration at the Conservation Department at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. Restoration expert Scott Heffley provides an inside look at the delicate and time consuming process of making something old new again on this edition of Arts Upload.
The death knell sounds in the Selfridge household, but so do wedding bells. Harry has a new cause. So does Lord Locksley. Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 airs Sundays at 8pm on Masterpiece.
Annie Lennox sings “I Put a Spell on You” in her live concert of her Grammy-nominated album Nostalgia. Her performance of the song at the 2015 Grammy Awards was one of the most talked about highlights of that broadcast. The song was originally written and recorded in 1956 by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. Lennox’s version also ...Continue Reading
The search for a “cure” for cancer is the greatest epic in the history of science, spanning centuries and continents. This episode follows that centuries-long search, but centers on the story of Sidney Farber, who, defying conventional wisdom in the late 1940s, introduces the modern era of chemotherapy, eventually galvanizing a “war on cancer.” Interwoven ...Continue Reading
Meet the three men who want to be Mayor of Kansas City for the next four years. We take our cameras inside the only debate before this upcoming Mayoral election and truth check the candidates’ answers. From Flatland: Mayoral candidates differ widely on issues: Three candidates for Kansas City mayor gathered for their first, and likely ...Continue Reading
Are there more stars out there than grains of sand on Earth? It’s Okay To Be Smart from PBS Digital Studios explores the question. Thanks to advanced space telescopes, we’ve been able to peer farther into deep time and the distant universe than we ever thought possible, and we might finally be able to answer these mind-boggling ...Continue Reading