From KUHT in Houston In this segment, we’ll explore the heritage and tradition of mural painting at Texas Southern University in Houston that began in 1949. Today, the halls are lined with more than 120 murals by African-American artists, which offer a visual representation of the black experience in the South.
Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
In celebration of National Poetry Day on October 2, we are presenting this poem written and performed by local poet Hanna Stephenson. Stephenson, who delivered this poem at the 2014 Poetry Out Loud state finals back in the spring, is a poetry blogger for the Huffington Post and her full-length collection, In the Kettle, the [...]
From WEDU in Tampa, Florida Inspired by the thrill of surfing, Nick and Kelli Lambiase turned to skateboarding when the Gulf Coast waves proved too calm for surfing. They started designing their own line of custom, handcrafted skateboards for those who want the rush of the surf when the waves are flat.
From NMPBS in Albuquerque, New Mexico For 40 years, photographer Robert Christensen has snapped portraits of buildings that reflect the rugged and independent spirit of New Mexico. By capturing the fading face of the Old West, Christensen’s photographs are like miniature time capsules.
On this episode of Broad & High, Ron Pizzuti & the Pizzuti Collection, “If You Answered Mostly True” – a poem by Hannah Stephenson, Longline Skateboards, and Artist Profile: Robert Christensen. Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. In [...]