Mary Beal dedicated most of her life to documenting and photographing the plants of the California deserts. Between 1939 and 1953, the now-defunct Desert Magazine published her columns which reminded readers that finding plants could be an adventure.
For years, the world of classical music has tried to court a younger audience. The Echo Society, a group of composers who collaborate with established musicians and light designers, might be the missing link.
Pomona College has intentions to tear down a modestly scaled Brutalist building. The planned demolition prompts questions about the preservation of cultural resources.
A wild and hypnotic ride that focuses, via manic perspective shifts, on the driving movement of a solo figure against a backdrop of frenetically flickering colors.
Peatónito, a local activist dressed as a wrestler, is taking a playful approach to tackle a deadly violation of pedestrian rights in Mexico City.
Behind each dish is a story. The secret behind the seafood plates at Providence, one of L.A.’s most highly revered restaurants, is fish purveyor, Alfredo Gurrola.
Filmmakers and charities have begun to use VR films to raise awareness of humanitarian issues worldwide. But it has to start with a compelling story.
Watch a preview for the series Tending the Wild.
Non-Native environmentalists are lending support to the Standing Rock Sioux. Tribes in the California Desert could use some of that help.
Tending the Wild shines light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia.
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"Trump says global warming is a hoax. I say Trump is a fraud."
The scandal dates back to at least 2011, and CEO John Stumpf admits he’s known about the practice since 2013. Wells Fargo has been fined $185 million.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte, where protests continued for a second night after Tuesday’s fatal police shooting of African American Keith Lamont Scott, the father of seven children.
Protests have begun over the fatal police shooting of 43-year-old African American Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte and 40-year-old African American Terence Crutcher in Tulsa.
It may be the first time in the United States that the nationwide Wireless Emergency Alerts system was used to transform residents into participants in a region-wide manhunt.
A photography non-profit helps teach Afghans how to capture their lives through film.
This film explores the implications and trends that are being seen in the aftermath of China abolishing their "one-child policy."
Indian children are working in illegal mines to produce glittery makeup for Western countries and are abused and often killed in the process.
This short film captures the mood of the World March of Women and conveys the demands coming from women who have for too long borne the brunt of violent conflict.
Artbound explores and illuminates the cultural issues of our times, providing critical in-depth analysis of how the arts and culture affects our society.
These films tackle topics including LGBT rights, homelessness, racism, and poverty through the eyes of the people closest to these issues. Enter the worlds of revolutionary artists, environmental activists, disabled individuals, and powerless communities.
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The world-touring rock star and musician Sami Yaffa explores the music of our little blue planet floating in space.
A documentary series from Resident Advisor that gives viewers an in-depth look into the intricate culture of electronic music across the globe.
On this episode, we meet those who are determined to defy the odds and speak up for and in defense of women, worldwide.
A student's downward spiral could derail his college dreams. Elsewhere, a teen yearns to leave his small town, and a young woman struggles with depression and bullying.
The Filipino food movement has exploded in popularity over the last year due to the entrance of a new generation of young and talented chefs who are telling unique stories of their heritage through their food.
"To Pimp A Butterfly" dips into that lane at times but it's not remotely beholden to it.
A Storify Supplement to 'Earth Focus' Episode 41
Journalist Sarah Stirk profiles India's coal problem.
The economic impact of climate change driven by global warming is both genuine and impossible to calculate.