American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States.
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
10:55 PM - 10:57 PM November 05, 2015
10:33 PM - 10:40 PM October 29, 2015
12:00 AM - 12:04 AM October 02, 2015
2:12 PM - 2:15 PM September 01, 2015
9:02 PM - 9:07 PM August 20, 2015
8:30 PM - 8:35 PM July 27, 2015
2:54 PM - 2:58 PM July 24, 2015
11:16 PM - 11:20 PM July 14, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM May 29, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM May 22, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM May 15, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM May 08, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM May 01, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM April 24, 2015
9:08 PM - 9:13 PM April 23, 2015
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM April 17, 2015
10:29 PM - 10:33 PM April 17, 2015
Many Americans spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, celebrating with a traditional meal. But for others, it is a competition. Across the United States, there are contests to see who can eat the most pumpkin pie. These events go from October through Thanksgiving.
In 1950, the United States Congress tried to end the career of Dalton Trumbo, the highest-paid screenwriter in Hollywood. Now, that story is being told in the new movie, “Trumbo.” Actor Bryan Cranston stars as Trumbo. Helen Mirren plays society writer Hedda Hopper.
British actor Daniel Craig again plays intelligence agent James Bond. It is his fourth 007 movie. In 'Spectre,' Bond is on a personal journey to find an enemy from his past. He lost much that was important to him in “Skyfall” including the spy agency director, “M.” Now the agent he wants revenge.
The Country Music Association named Miranda Lambert female vocalist of the year at its awards ceremony Wednesday night in Nashville, Tennessee. Artist Chris Stapleton won the award for male vocalist of the year. Luke Bryan was honored, again, with the CMA award for entertainer of the year.
Halloween in America is a big deal! So big that many Americans now dress up their pets for the holiday. Some have parades and contests to vote Best Dressed.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is arguably the best basketball league in the world. No longer are foreign-born NBA players unique. Most teams have one or two. And some are among the most important and interesting players in the league.
Neither the New York Mets, nor the Kansas City Royals have won the World Series since the 1980s. Now they meet in the baseball championship series.
A new study suggests that what a person finds good-looking in another person is shaped by the observer’s environment and experiences. Genetics may be less important than thought. The scientists got a good idea of the uniqueness of individual face preferences from examining the choices online
Adele announced on social media that her new record will come out November 20. This will be her first album since 2011. She explained on Twitter and Instagram why she took a break from music. Her new album is about a turning point in her life. Fans are excited about hearing new music from Adele.
Thirty years ago, Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled in time “back to the future” in the film “Back to the Future II.”The characters, played by actors Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, traveled in a time machine from the year 1985 to the year 2015. They landed in Hill Valley on October 21.
When musicians over the age of 50 are the star performers, you expect to see many Baby Boomers cheering them on. Aging rock music stars usually have Baby Boomer fans. Younger rock stars are more likely to appeal to Millennials. But at the Lockn' Music festival, two generations came together.
Last weekend, groups of surfers and their dogs took to the waves in the seventh “Surf City Surf Dog” competition. It took place at Huntington Dog Beach, a short drive from Los Angeles, California.
Hollywood's latest space operation gone wrong movie stars Matt Damon as an astronaut mistakenly left on Mars. The film is a hit with movie critics. But what do science critics think?
Willis Conover's "Jazz Hour" broadcast on the Voice of America introduced millions of people in the Europe and the former Soviet Union to American jazz. Now, under the music program at University of North Texas the Willis Conover archive of jazz recordings are being made available online.
Grammy winner singer and songwriter Sam Smith confirms he will be singing the new James Bond theme song. It is the first James Bond theme song recorded by a British male solo artist since 1965.
Walter McClintock developed an interest in the American West in the late 19th Century. For over 20 years, he took several thousand photographs of the Blackfoot Indians. He wrote books and spoke in public about his experiences interacting with the Blackfoot people.
American country music lyrics often describe women as they might appear in men’s dreams. This is especially true of songs by many male artists. But the songs by Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye are different.
The world famous Boston Symphony Orchestra normally performs at Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. But its summer home is the Tanglewood Music Center in western Massachusetts. The Boston Symphony Orchestra also has a summer program at Tanglewood for young singers and musicians.
The music genre known as gangster, or gangsta, rap was born in the poor, dangerous neighborhood of Compton, in Los Angeles, California. The violence of street life there and tense relations between the community and police influenced the sound.
Tom Cruise performs all his own stunts in 'Mission:Impossible - Rogue Nation." They include a wild motorcycle chase down a curvy mountain road in Morocco. In this fifth installment of the 'Mission: Impossible' series, Cruise's character is fighting a mysterious group of dissident agents.
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