American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States.
8:52 PM - 8:55 PM February 11, 2016
8:04 PM - 8:08 PM February 10, 2016
7:56 PM - 7:59 PM February 08, 2016
10:02 PM - 10:04 PM January 28, 2016
11:45 PM - 11:48 PM January 26, 2016
7:51 PM - 7:53 PM January 22, 2016
5:53 PM - 6:00 PM January 22, 2016
12:15 AM - 12:18 AM January 20, 2016
10:01 PM - 10:09 PM January 15, 2016
10:13 PM - 10:17 PM January 11, 2016
9:26 PM - 9:30 PM January 08, 2016
11:12 PM - 11:20 PM December 31, 2015
8:55 PM - 8:58 PM December 18, 2015
12:33 AM - 12:34 AM December 16, 2015
6:24 PM - 6:28 PM December 11, 2015
10:05 PM - 10:08 PM December 10, 2015
8:00 PM - 8:07 PM December 03, 2015
11:37 PM - 11:41 PM November 18, 2015
11:40 PM - 11:43 PM November 16, 2015
11:37 PM - 11:39 PM November 12, 2015
Six years ago, an unknown singer received a call from music star Stevie Wonder. Now, Andra Day is performing at the White House, Grammy Awards, and in a 35-city tour. She could win two Grammys this month, including best R&B performance for her single 'Rise Up.'
Many people around the world like the music of Adele. And sometimes, Adele fans record themselves playing her songs and put the videos on YouTube. But be careful. If your video gets too popular, you might owe Adele some money.
An American photographer is making copies of great artwork available for blind individuals and those with very poor eyesight. At least 285 million people worldwide are either blind or considered visually impaired. They are unable to see or enjoy visual fine art.
The Denver Broncos football team won America's biggest sports championship on Sunday night. The Broncos won the National Football League championship game, known as the Super Bowl. Two other winners were singers Bruno Mars and Beyonce, who energized the halftime show.
The 2015 Super Bowl was the most-watched ever. This year should be no different. But why do people watch the Super Bowl? Of course, the game is a big deal, but … those ads!
Cam Newton is a star quarterback in American football. But Newton, an African-American, is being criticized for the way he celebrates on the field.
The new movie, “The Birth of a Nation,” was a long time in creation. The film created a buzz at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. It tells the story of Nat Turner, a slave who grew up to lead a rebellion in the state of Virginia in 1831.
A surprise name came up in the National Hockey League’s All-Star Game voting. Fans voted John Scott, a little-known role player, into the showcase game. Then Arizona traded him to Montreal. It looked like he would not be able to play in the game.
Michael Jackson, the "King of Pop," will be portrayed by white British actor Joseph Fiennes in the comedy "Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon." The casting choice is being criticized on social media and elsewhere.
"The Button Show," at Rush Arts Gallery in Chelsea displays works made with the small, ordinary objects usually used to fasten clothing. There are button sculptures, portraits and wearable art by 11 artists. Some of the works are political, some are personal and others are just fun.
The Academy Awards, or Oscars, ceremony is Hollywood’s biggest night of the year for actors and filmmakers. But this year, some are refusing to attend the ceremony. They are boycotting the event because of the lack of diversity among the nominees for Academy Awards.
The guitarist was a founding member of the Eagles. The popular Los Angeles-based band formed in 1971. Many years later it still performs sold-out shows in large centers.
Thousands of news articles said drug gang leader Joaquin Guzman had been “on the lam” since his escape from a maximum security prison in Mexico in July. But what does “on the lam” mean, and where did the expression come from?
Bowie was famous for more than just music. He was an early gender-bender in his style of dress. And he was a famous experimenter with musical styles as well. He was one of the creators of glam rock, and mixed it with hard rock, dance, pop, soul and punk.
The Academy Awards are considered the highest film honors in the United States. “The Revenant” and “The Martian” are among the eight nominated for the best motion picture this year. Once again, black film industry members appear underrepresented.
Joey Alexander is taking the jazz world by storm! He has been nominated for two Grammy awards – one of the youngest people to receive such honors. Learn about this great child. And learn some great ways to describe great music in English.
Stars from the year’s top movies and television shows gathered Sunday in Beverly Hills, California for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards. “The Revenant and “The Martian” were the night’s top winners, with three Golden Globes each. Golden Globe winners often become Oscar winners later in the year.
If you think that the most powerful man on earth would have time to tape a 19-minute comedy about nothing, some would say that you are crazy.
But, American President Barack Obama did just that.
In 2008, the U.S. economy plunged into the “Great Recession.” It was the worst financial event since the Great Depression of the 1930s. But how did it all happen? A new film explains it. It is based on a book Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of several books about Wall Street.
From the U.S. Botanic Garden, to Union Station to the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. lights up colorfully over the winter holidays. We take you on a walking tour of the magical seasonal sights.