In the protests that followed the most recent presidential elections in Belarus, members of the Belarus Free Theatre (BFT) were detained by the Belarusian KGB. BFT co-founder Natalia Kaliada talks with Studio 360.
It's a musical about a couple of unemployed theaters geeks who write a musical about writing a musical. They wrangle help from friends and eventually make it to Broadway. Kurt talks with the cast members, who are also the show's creators, and they perform a few numbers.
South African Oscar Pistorius runner failed to qualify for the Olympic games by just 7/10 of a second. Pretty good -? especially for a man without legs. But his state-of-the-art prosthetics, called "Cheetah legs," have caused controversy in the world of sports: for some, they raise questions about what it means to be human. Produced by Ave Carrillo.
Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz are a pair of artists who live and work together in Miami. Their vibrant, room-sized installations look like hallucinations of landscapes -? and they are all built from discarded clothing. The duo keeps their garment source a secret, but they let Alicia Zuckerman tag along as they gather material for a new piece.
Kurt visits Princeton's Firestone Library, where F. Scott Fitzgerald's work is preserved ?- including his original manuscripts and his telegrams begging to change the book's title. Kurt finds a surprise.
Sculptor Richard Serra tells the president-elect what he's hoping for after January 20th.