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Bull-Leaping

The modern sport of course Landaise offers ethnoarchaeologists clues about the ancient tradition of bull-leaping....


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Choreographer and Dancer: Kyle Abraham

2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham derives inspiration from the urban fabric of his native Pittsburgh to create a u...


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Hula

See how Hawaii's native dance, hula, has become a source of identity and pride.


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Cultural Richness

What activities or characteristics help define a culture?

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Winter Landscape with Skaters

Hendrick Avercamp’s 1608 painting is a slice-of-life in the Dutch Golden Age.



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Appalachian Education

Since 1925, the John C. Campbell Folk School has helped educate students of all ages. 

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The Spirit of Afghanistan: Tradition and Renewal through the Arts

The arts of Afghanistan tell the story of this country’s history of radical change. This article illustrates ...


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The Duomo

Photo. The Florence Cathedral, birthplace of the Renaissance.


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Guthrie Writes ‘This Land is Your Land’

On February 23, 1940, Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie wrote the song "This Land is Your Land." ...


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Van Cliburn Triumphs in Moscow

On April 13, 1958, American pianist Van Cliburn warmed hearts during the Cold War when he won the International Tch...

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Ray Charles Tops the Charts

On June 2, 1962, Ray Charles’ version of “I Can’t Stop Loving You” topped the charts, unify...



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First Public Television Broadcast in U.S.

On May 25, 1953, KUHT, the first public television station in the U.S., made its first broadcast.

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Birth of Suleyman the Magnificent

On November 6, 1494, Suleyman the Magnificent, the most powerful ruler of the Ottoman Empire, was born in Trabzon, ...


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Happy Birthday, James Michener

On February 3, 1907, American author James A. Michener was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.


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Arts and Crafts

Get ideas for fun crafts you can make on your own or with a friend.


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Kachinas

Photo of kachina dolls.

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Santa Claus in Camp

An early depiction of St. Nick has him gifting the troops.



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Toy Story Released

On November 22, 1995, Toy Story, the first feature-length film created using computer-generated imagery, was releas...

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Happy Birthday, Rembrandt

On July 15, 1606, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was born in Leiden, Dutch Republic (now the Netherlands).


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Uncle Sam Makes His Illustrated Debut

On March 13, 1852, Uncle Sam was featured as a cartoon character in the New York Lantern.


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Godzilla Roars to Life

On November 3, 1954, Japan’s Toho Studios released the science fiction movie Godzilla.


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Underwater Photographer: Ryan McInnis

A profile of underwater photographer and filmmaker Ryan McInnis.

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Naqada Pot

Photo. Vessel reveals clues about life in ancient Egypt.