ARTS & HISTORY

Civilizations: How Do We Look?

Explore the many functions of the human image in art with classics scholar Mary Beard. Portraits, paintings and sculptures, both life-size and colossal, perform a role—assuaging loss, expressing strength, inspiring fear—and were instrumental in depicting the human body today.

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WGBH NEWS

Challenging The Massachusetts Bail System, One Arrestee At A Time

The criminal justice law Gov. Baker signed last week could prevent hundreds of small-time defendants from spending time in the state's prisons just because they cannot afford bail.

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WGBH EVENTS

Eric in the Afternoon: Audience Meet and Greet

We're delighted to be celebrating Eric Jackson's 40 years of working at WGBH - as a host, a producer and personality. Join us today at our Boston Public Library studios for a free audience meet and greet with Eric, featuring musical guests Rollins Ross and Athene Wilson.

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DOCUMENTARY

America ReFramed: Through the Repellent Fence

Follow the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by Native Americans artists. The piece "Repellent Fence" installs floating balloons north and south of the border to represent a metaphorical "stitching" together of the United States and Mexico.

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FORUM NETWORK

April is Poetry Month

Celebrate poetry in April! Browse our collection of poets reading their own works and others. Among the writers Forum Network has recorded: Reginald Betts, Eileen Myles, Marie Howe, Lucie Brock-Broido, Major Jackson, Monica Youn and many more.

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Craving Boston: 7 Seafood Markets In Boston That'll Help You Buy Fish With Confidence

Vowed to eat more fish, nervous about buying seafood or simply want more control over your filets? Head to a local market and get help from a fishmonger. We are in New England, after all. 

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Phan Sings British Gems with A Far Cry

Tenor Nicholas Phan joins the Grammy-nominated chamber ensemble in an all-British program, spanning four centuries from early baroque to modern.

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ENTERTAINMENT

High School Quiz Show: Quarterfinals Continue

There’s only one spot left in the Season 9 semifinals! Watch now to see if it’s the Andover Warriors or the Newton North Tigers who clinch it.

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Craving Boston: Where's The Best Cup Of Coffee In Boston?

Sounds like a straightforward question, right? We asked our colleagues at WGBH and found that, as a hotly debated topic, coffee can be right up there with religion and politics.

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