Jason Samuels Smith is one of the new generation of American tap dancers, and Pandit Chitresh Dash is a master of the classic Indian dance, Katak. Together they are India Jazz Suites: The Fastest Feet in Rhythm. They are performing this weekend in Los Angeles.
Dawa Drolma was born in a Tibetan community the same year her family's business went bankrupt. With hefty tuition bills to pay for their older children, Dawa's parents sent her away. Dawa was passed around from relative to relative, always struggling to find a place where she belonged. But Dawa did find something that kept her grounded - school. Dawa found solace in her studies and in learning about traditional Tibetan music, which is quickly disappearing from her homeland.
When artist Hank Willis Thomas' cousin was killed over a decorative chain, Hank's life changed - and so did his art. By combining familiar images, like the NBA logo, with 19th century advertisements of slave auctions, Hank created a kind of social commentary on the commodification of the black male body and black-on-black violence. Also on the show: scamming the scammers.
At 91 years old, Henry Stone is still at work as a record producer. He remembers producing one of Ray Charles' earliest recordings, and hand-selling early R&B albums to train porters and in barbershops.