american masters

The late Tyrus Wong, whose paintings formed the basis of Disney's iconic film, is finally receiving the recognition he deserves.
(photo © Ronan Killeen) Most of us will never have the opportunity to sit down and watch our life story being told. When
Women share anecdotes that reveal their own personal histories as much as the cultural moments that defined them. Until they redefined them.
Nearly a decade in the works, American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History feels more like an eccentric personal meditation, or a love letter to the art form, than a historical trek through the company's 75 storied years.
How many assistants does it take to cut a watermelon? One of 52, if you ask master conjurer Ricky Jay who wowed the crowd at The Paley Center for Media last Thursday night. He has starred in a show, expertly fanning his deck at nightclubs around the country.
It's fitting that the 200th episode of American Masters on PBS features writer J. D. Salinger, an author so influential it is hard to imagine the course of 20th century American literature without his imprint of lost innocence in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.
The biggest revelation in the new documentary Salinger is that The Catcher in the Rye author was not a recluse. Rather fame
Billie Jean King talks about the struggle for gay men to be openly gay while participating in pro sports.
With more than 60 years in the laughs business, Mel Brooks is a national treasure: He's one of only 14 people who've won
On Thursday night, the 9th of May, 2013, as a rainbow descended into Hollywood and a cotton-candy sunset filled the firmament of Beverly Hills, the Paley Center for Media L.A. celebrated a humor deity: the one and only Mel Brooks.