5 Shows to Stream for Free This Week: Toni Morrison, Creativity in California and More

5 Shows to Stream for Free This Week: Toni Morrison, Creativity in California and More

The ALL ARTS broadcast channel and streaming app have plenty of arts-related shows and films to choose from — including original productions and archival content. Here’s a roundup of standout programs available to watch this week online, on your Roku or smart TV, or on your mobile device.

The ALL ARTS VAULT: Toni Morrison
This episode from our archive features a rare and intimate 1978 profile of Nobel-Prize winning author Toni Morrison. Originally airing shortly after the publication of Morrison’s third novel, “Song of Solomon,” this program features candid interviews with the author as well as Morrison reading extended excerpts from her first three novels.

Craft in America: California
Explore the diverse craft traditions and innovations in the Golden State. This episode of “Craft in America” features Pomo basket weaver Corine Pearce, silversmith Randy Stromsoe, the arts and crafts architecture of Greene and Greene, stained glass artists at Judson Studios, cabinetmakers James Ipekjian and Jack Ipekjian, and textile artist Deborah Cross.

Berlin Live: Leela James
Los Angeles native Leela James began her career with an album called “A Change is Gonna Come,” which drew from traditional soul and R&B music. Her latest album shows her range both stylistically and vocally, and she updates tradition by adding hip-hop percussion. In this episode of “Berlin Live,” she plays at the SchwuZ Club and talks about her music.

The Art Assignment: Art + Life Rules from a Nun
Sister Corita Kent was a master printmaker and educator, and her rules for artists and teachers are legendary. In the latest episode of “The Art Assignment,” host Sarah Urist Green breaks them down.

ALL ARTS Film Selects: Found Memories
The fictitious village of Jotuomba is a secluded Brazilian ghost town, where residents dwell in memories and time seems to stand still. When a young photographer arrives, she brings a fresh perspective and forms bonds with the community that have profound effects on their lives. A poetic reflection on the passage of time, Julia Murat’s film conveys photography’s ability to hold on to fading worlds.