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Native American Comic Living The 'Indigenous Dream'

Comedian Charlie Hill has been doing standup for more than three decades. Considered a hero in the Native American community, Hill says that he's achieved his dreams — but that the American dream is still out of reach for many Native Americans.

50 Years Later, Still Free, Still Battling The Weather

This summer marks the half-century anniversary of Central Park's Delacorte Theater, home of the free annual Shakespeare in the Park. Jeff Lunden looks at the theater's beginnings and how it continues its work today with a new production of As You Like It.
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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, June 21

Source Festival, Barnett Newman, and Step Afrika!


340 Tons Of Art: 'Levitated Mass' To Rock L.A.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is about to unveil its newest installation — a 340-ton boulder that visitors will be able to walk right under. It's called Levitated Mass, and it's taken a custom hauling job, about $10 million and more than 40 years to get it where it is today.

Facing Up To Bullies, Everywhere But On Reality TV

The fight against bullying has become increasingly high profile over the past couple of years, drawing in many big-name celebrities. But in the world of reality TV, says commentator Eric Deggans, bullying is alive and well as a profitable career move.
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Staying Cool At Montgomery County Police Adventure Camp

Montgomery County is reaching out to the area's youngest citizens this week with their Police Adventure Camp, and fun abounds, heat wave or not.


Sail Into Summer With Novel Picks From Alan Cheuse

Hang on tight. These five new works of fiction will take you on an exhilarating ride. Brace yourself for a noir he-said-she-said, an R-rated version of Marie Antoinette's life and death, a haunting tale from a back-to-nature commune and Toni Morrison's lush Home.
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Conversations At The American Film Institute With The Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation"

The American Film Institute’s founding director George Stevens offers an inside look at the art and craft of making movies. His new book presents conversations between students and moviemakers from the 1950s to Hollywood today.