Time Travel


Image credit: iStockphoto/emily2k

Where did the time go? Did you Spring Ahead? 

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Today's Troubadors


Credit: Courtesy of James O'Mara

This concert special starring Carole King and James Taylor was filmed at their 2007 performances celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Los Angeles' famed Troubadour nightclub. 

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A Communications Breakthrough


Image credit: from American Telephone & Telegraph Company

On this day in 1876, 29-year-old Alexander Graham Bell made the first voice transmission here in Boston.

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The Ken Burns effect


Credit: Courtesy of Justin Altman

Ken Burns, a familiar face to WGBH viewers, has been described as “America’s Storyteller” for the large body of documentary work he has produced. The distinctive camerawork he employs has even earned its own eponymous descriptor.

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#BeBoldForChange


Credit:iStockphoto/Bartosz Hadyniak

It’s International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.

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Keep the Pancakes Coming


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The region is waking from the slumber of winter, and now is the time to tap the trees and cook up nature’s sweetest treat: maple syrup!

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Hands Across the Water


Credit: Courtesy of John MacKinnon Images

Recorded in the Scottish Highlands, Transatlantic Sessions brings together the top vocal and instrumental artists in the Americana and Celtic traditions to perform folk favorites, old and new. 

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Boston Massacre


Image credit: Library of Congress/Paul Revere

Today’s mural shows Paul Revere’s famous, if inaccurate, engraving of the Boston Massacre, and the marker remaining at the site today.

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What’s Cookin'?



If you need inspiration to make a meal, find great recipes on wgbh.org.

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UN World Wildlife Day


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Endangered species from insects to primates are on today’s mural to recognize World Wildlife Day

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Making Great Strides


Credit: Flickr/Lorianne DiSabato: Phillis Wheatley, poet at work

The Boston Women’s Memorial on Commonwealth Avenue, part of The Boston Women's Heritage Trail, honors three forward-thinking activists whose lives and legacies left a significant impact on Boston’s rich history.

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The Peace Corps


Credit: Flickr/Frank in Guinea: Peace Corps Mural Segment

During the course of his campaign for the presidency in 1960, John F. Kennedy floated the idea that a new “army” should be created by the United States. 

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ABOUT THIS BLOG

Embedded in the exterior wall of WGBH's studios is a Boston landmark: a digital mural designed to brighten the ride for commuters with a theme a day that provokes thought, inspires curiosity, and reflects the content and values of public media.

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Funding for WGBH’s digital mural has been provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, a program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, administered through a collaborative arrangement between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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