Beyond the Canvas

Beyond the Canvas

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Pictured: Host Amna Nawaz

Credit: Courtesy of PBS NewsHour

This four-part modern arts and culture series highlights the best arts reporting from PBS NewsHour’s cross-platform arts initiative.

Hosted by PBS NewsHour senior national correspondent and primary substitute anchor Amna Nawaz, the half-hour programs feature various profiles of cultural creators from the legendary artist Bruce Springsteen to the award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda. Beyond the Canvas premieres Friday, August 7, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV. It airs every Friday through August 28. 

Each profile explores a variety of universal themes including finding your passion, making a change, creating a new world, and getting that big break. In the August 7th premiere episode, Making Music, host Amna Nawaz sits down with icons Bruce Springsteen and Reba McEntire and talk about some of their most vulnerable moments as artists.