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MTV Cancels 'Buckwild' After Star's Death

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Shain Gandee, nicknamed "Gandee Candy" for his sunny disposition, died April 1 from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. MTV said it won't air the show's second season, and will instead air a tribute on Sunday.

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A 'Transformational Gift': New York's Met Will Receive $1 Billion Cubism Collection

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Leonard A. Lauder's collection — among the best in the world, experts say — consists of 78 cubist works, including 33 works by Picasso.

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New Rule: Spelling Bee Will Now Include Definitions Test

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The spelling bee said the change is a natural extension of the competition. The new test will take effect with this year's bee, scheduled for May 28-30.

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Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist' Sparks At Least One Dialogue

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The song was an instant hit all over the Internet, though not (perhaps) the way its creators intended.

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Reduced Guilt? Chocolate Gets A Healthy, Fruity Makeover

Monday, April 08, 2013

Scientists have developed a type of chocolate infused with micro-bubbles of fruit juice that they say can replace up to half of the fat found in normal chocolate. This hybrid treat, they say, provides a tasty, more healthful alternative to regular chocolate.

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Zoë Saldaña Climbed Into Lt. Uhura's Chair, Reluctantly

Monday, April 08, 2013

The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actress almost passed on the role — just like Nichelle Nichols, the woman who made it famous.

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The Wu-Tang Clan's 20-Year Plan

Monday, April 08, 2013

The group's 1993 debut was the opening shot of an audacious plan to open the music industry to hip-hop made way outside the mainstream.

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One NY Artist: Choreographer Camille A. Brown

Saturday, April 06, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City, some scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements, or on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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'Mad Men' Returns for Sixth Season

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Mad Men is back on Sunday. The sixth season of the AMC TV show about the world of advertising in 1960s New York finds many of it characters at a crossroads, struggling with death and identity. 

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Cyndi Lauper on the Freedom of Broadway

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

“I like to study music and I like visuals. I think that there’s nothing better than telling a story that’s authentic about the real human condition, about people who are trying,” she said.

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Know Your Hot Dog: The Rise of the "Dachshund Sandwich"

Monday, April 01, 2013

With the baseball season upon us, it's hard not to think of the delicious concession that's become synonymous with America's favorite past time: The hot dog. We dug into the WNYC Archives to find out why and how the baloney on a roll became king of the ball field.

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For Female Magicians, The First Trick Is Being Accepted

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan talks to female magician, Dorothy Dietrich, on the struggles of being a female in a male dominated magic world.

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One NY Artist: Seamstress Monica Briones

Saturday, March 30, 2013

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New York City is home to numerous cultural and artistic institutions, but their hallowed marble halls and gilded auditoriums aren't the only places where the city's abundant creative energy shines. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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How to Make Game of Thrones Dragon Eggs for Easter

Friday, March 29, 2013

Let lifestyle and craft guru JacquieLongLegs show you how to celebrate the Game of Thrones season four premiere AND Easter all in one fell swoop.

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Punk, Shoes and Videos Take Museums This Spring

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Music video enthusiasts, fashion lovers, and punk rock aficionados: This spring season of museum offerings has something for each of you, from a shoe show, to a punk exhibition, to a retrospective that pays homage to the art of the music video.

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Horsing Around Grand Central Terminal

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

To help celebrate Grand Central Terminal's 100th anniversary, some horses will be grazing and walking around the Beaux-Arts station. It's part of an installation and performance piece by artist Nick Cave.

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Maple Magic: Cold Weather Makes it a Good Year for Sap

Monday, March 25, 2013

In the Catskills this weekend, there was a payoff of sorts for the the long winter — with its cold snaps and, at times, copious amounts of snow — in the form of amber gold: maple syrup.

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Stockhausen Music, in a Lunar Setting

Monday, March 25, 2013

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The work of one of the visionaries of 20th-century music is being presented in an unusual setting in New York City.

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Catholic Conversations: Homosexuality & the Faith

Friday, March 22, 2013

"As long as there's that level of fear of female power and a degradation of gay and lesbian families and transgender people I'm still not ready to see this Pope as a moral guide for me." - Jamie Manson.

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Critics' Picks: What's Worth the Buzz (And What Isn't) on Broadway

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

A handful of performances, both on and off Broadway, are making headlines this month — for reasons both good and bad: Of one of the newest shows on the Great White Way, one critic fumes: "It's one of the worst things that I've seen on Broadway in I don't know how long."

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