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Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Optional
Artists have forever represented pain, but it is something most must endure alone.
Season 7, Episode 7
Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Optional
26:46
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Literature
Pain and Patience
Pain is inevitable for humans. And: Is Gil Shaham the last musician to own a great violin?
Season 7, Episode 7
Pain and Patience
13:30
  • Literature
  • Art & Design
Sophie Blackall: Drawing the World ‘Round
Children’s author and illustrator Sophie Blackall draws for curious kids around the world.
Season 7, Episode 1
Sophie Blackall: Drawing the World ‘Round
26:46
  • Stage & Screen
  • Art & Design
  • Literature
Seeing & Being Seen
Theater director Kenny Leon and children's author Sophie Blackall fearlessly harness honesty.
Season 7, Episode 1
Seeing & Being Seen
26:45
  • Literature
  • Art & Design
Drawing Meaning from Life
Today, graphic novels have a lot to say. And so do the creators behind them.
Season 6, Episode 7
Drawing Meaning from Life
17:17
  • Literature
  • Stage & Screen
From the Mouths of Poets
Spoken word is a popular, more democratic way for poets to get their work and words out.
Season 6, Episode 6
From the Mouths of Poets
26:46
  • Literature
  • Dance
  • Stage & Screen
From the Mouths of Poets
Slam poetry and the American Ballet Theatre's teen training program
Season 6, Episode 6
From the Mouths of Poets
13:39
  • Literature
The Multitudes of Gish Jen
Best-selling novelist Gish Jen has found peace with a personal East/West divide that could serve as a model for all.
Season 6, Episode 3
The Multitudes of Gish Jen
26:46
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Stage & Screen
Owning Legacy
Author Gish Jen and film composer Thomas Newman.
Season 6, Episode 3
Owning Legacy
11:28
  • Literature
Vikram Paralkar’s Universe
Vikram Paralkar would appear to be a mass of contradictions, yet his joy for life is palpable.
Season 6, Episode 2
Vikram Paralkar’s Universe
27:00
  • Music
  • Literature
Larger Than Life
Composer Ellen Reid and physician-scientist/author Vikram Paralkar
Season 6, Episode 2
Larger Than Life
26:47
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Literature
The Roots of Creativity
Violinist Nicola Benedetti, author Maaza Mengiste, and artist/Martin Guitar maker Dick Boak
Season 5, Episode 26
The Roots of Creativity