Although for many Halloween is a fun time to get candy and dress up, it’s an uncomfortable holiday for some. Halloween’s roots are long and complex and draw from cultural, religious and occult traditions from the Middle Ages in Europe. Arizona State University clinical associate professor of British and European literature and culture Cajsa Baldini tells us more about the history of Halloween.
Celebrate the Christmas season with a variety of special programming coming to Arizona PBS this winter.
Following the Civil War, a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tenn., set out to save their bankrupt school by giving concerts. Throughout the North and in venues across Europe, they introduced audiences to the power of spirituals.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fogerty’s iconic songbook, which was written, recorded and released in 1969, and see the original Acme guitar and amp used at the band’s Woodstock performance. Featuring a montage of vintage photography, the program also includes stories from the band’s set at the festival and anecdotes from Fogerty’s musical journey over the past five decades.