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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001793847/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Though she's a successful visual artist, Ellen Harvey remains obsessed with failure. Bharatanatyam survived colonial oppression to embody Indian identity at home and abroad. Xenia Rubinos’ complex music is infused with simple messages about big ideas. /episodes/get/57161 /episode/57161 Ellen Harvey, Bharatanatyam: Indian Dance, Xenia Rubinos /episode-player/57161

Though she's been a successful visual artist for decades, Ellen Harvey remains obsessed with failure. Bharatanatyam: Indian Dance - The classical Indian dance form Bharatanatyam survived colonial oppression and today exemplifies Indian identity both at home and abroad. Xenia Rubinos - Xenia Rubinos' complex music is infused with simple messages about big ideas.

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Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001544518/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bach’s Goldberg Variations continue to challenge pianists and fascinate audiences. Kevin Cornell’s illustrations tend to evoke childlike emotion, even in adults. Sculptor Michael Murphy’s installations are perceptual puzzles. /episodes/get/56972 /episode/56972 Orchestrating Hits, Goldberg Variations: Timeless Virtuosity /episode-player/56972

Classically trained cellist Larry Gold has spent a lifetime orchestrating pop classics. Today he's helping bring out the soul in R&B and Hip-hop. Goldberg Variations; Timeless Virtuosity - Bach's centuries old, devilishly difficult, Goldberg Variations, continue to fascinate audiences and challenge pianists. The Illustrious Kevin Cornell - Kevin Cornell's illustrations have a remarkable capacity to evoke childlike emotion, even in adults. Perceptual Shift - Whether created for commercial, political, or personal ends, sculptor Michael Murphy's installations are perceptual puzzles.

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Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001351527/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tango is a complex improvised form that’s danced the world over. Jesse Krimes describes his six years in federal prison as a kind of “artist residency.” Celebrated opera tenor Stephen Costello has been both blessed and betrayed by his voice. /episodes/get/56971 /episode/56971 It Takes Two, Krimes and Punishment, Stephen Costello's Most /episode-player/56971

In the popular imagination, tango is an exotic seduction born on the sultry streets of Buenos Aires. In truth, it's a complex improvised form danced the world over. Krimes and Punishment - Jesse Krimes describes his six years in federal prison as a kind of "arts residency". Not only did his work keep him sane while on the inside, it's become the foundation for a successful artistic career on the outside. Stephen Costello's Most Valuable Friend - Celebrated opera tenor Stephen Costello has been both blessed and betrayed by his voice.

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Tue, 05/30/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001162261/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false For more than thirty years, Judith Schaechter has been applying avant-garde sensibilities to a once traditional art form; stained glass. In the past century or so, tattoos have gone from being a mark of the outsider to a more socially accepted expression of self. With a voice and stage presence as... /episodes/get/56970 /episode/56970 The Cutting Edge of Stained Glass, Bodies of Work, Eric Owen /episode-player/56970

For more than thirty years, Judith Schaechter has been applying avant-garde sensibilities to a once traditional art form; stained glass. Bodies of Work - In the past century or so, tattoos have gone from being a mark of the outsider to a more socially accepted expression of self. Eric Owens - With a voice and stage presence as big as his personality, Eric Owens is among the most celebrated bass-baritones in the opera world.

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Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3000918266/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Spoken word poet-turned-rapper Watsky pulled no punches in his first collection of essays. If life is itself a performance, what can theatre teach us about how to be ourselves? Dindga McCannon helped pioneer art quilting, a fresh approach to a traditional medium. /episodes/get/56969 /episode/56969 Watsky on How to Ruin Everything, All the World's a Stage, D /episode-player/56969

The performance poet turned rapper Watsky pulls no punches in his first collection of essays. All of his work is characterized by witty wordplay and disarming honesty. All the World's A Stage - It's widely accepted that life itself is a performance. If so, what can theatre teach us about how to be ourselves? Dindga McCannon - Dindga McCannon helped pioneer art quilting, an innovative, improvisational approach to a traditional medium.

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Tue, 05/16/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3000689797/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Conducting opera may be classical music's toughest job. Fabio Luisi does it with grace. Scholarly translations are a battle between literal accuracy and literary interpretation. Elizabeth Streb may well be the most fervently anti-dance choreographer you’ve ever met. /episodes/get/56968 /episode/56968 Scents and Sensibility, Found in Translation, Elizabeth Stre /episode-player/56968

Conducting opera may well be the hardest job in classical music. The quietly spoken Fabio Luisi does it all with grace and aplomb. Found in Translation - Scholarly translations are a constant battle between literal accuracy and literary interpretation. Elizabeth Streb: Dancing with Danger - It's rare for an artist to disavow her own genre but Elizabeth Streb may well be the most fervently anti-dance choreographer you've ever met.

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Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:00
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