Trace 170 years of history — from daguerreotypes in the days of slavery to more modern times — of African Americans in front of, and behind, the camera.
See how an all-girl band struggles to make it big in Myanmar.
The members of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble test their father's ideals against their own brotherly vision.
Alice Walker made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.
Follow two young playwrights as their works are brought to life onstage.
Follow the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Arnel Pineda.
Meet kungfu’s black pioneers and heroes who fluorished at the junction of African American and Asian cultures.
Artist and activist Ai Weiwei's muse is his conscience.
Wayne White is on a mission to bring humor back into fine art.
Catch a glimpse of a disappearing landscape and the people who inhabit it.
Meet the Ponce family circus.
Haiti's best known band keeps hope alive.
Meet Elmo's best friend, Kevin
What do The Sound of Music, Blazing Saddles, and E.T. have in common?
In a family of artists, Francesca Woodman burned the brightest and burnt out the fastest.
Sign language is who I am
A comic book based on the 99 virtues of Allah runs up against unexpected opposition.
An intimate profile of America’s first all-female mariachi band.
Enter the video contest and earn a chance to earn great prizes, including tickets to a taping of Austin City Limits.
From the 1920s through World War II, The National Barn Dance unified rural Americans.
Byron Hurt examines representations of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture.
Writer Amy Tan's family secrets become the basis of a new opera.
In four corners of the globe four violinists bring Vivaldi's celebrated Four Seasons to life.
Mark Hogancamp devised a peculiar brand of therapy to recover from a savage beating.
Basquiat was the wunderkind of New York's Lower East Side.
Award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller experienced fame briefly, then seemed to vanish.
Back in the USSR, one man created a secret collection of suppressed masterpieces.
Vik Muniz creates portraits of people using materials from the places where they live and work.
William Burroughs was an iconoclast who himself became an icon.
Most Indians don't ride horses or wear feathers, but in the movies they always do.