• State of the Arts: State of the Arts at World Chess Hall of Fame, January 2014

    African drums have a rich spiritual history as well as a beautiful artistic expression. Local storyteller and drummer Kunama Mtendaji shares insight into the meaning behind the music of drums.

    Go here to watch the segment, which features students and Principal Sean Nichols from Pamoja Preparatory Academy @ Cole

    State of the Arts is HEC-TV’s Emmy award winning program about the Midwest's best arts and artists. From dance to jazz to blues to sculpture to painting, SOTA takes you behind the scenes and into the studios of working artists in America's heartland. This episode takes you to a museum devoted to all things chess, the World Chess Hall of Fame.