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Julia Botero

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Library of Congress Selects De La Soul Album for National Registry

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

On Wednesday, the Library of Congress announced its plans to add 25 individual recordings to its National Recording Registry. Among them was De La Soul's debut 1989 album 3 Feet High and Rising.

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Arts Festival Pays Homage to Noir

Monday, April 04, 2011

Through Friday, April 8, The New School celebrates the various incarnations of noir. Here are highlights from this week's free events.

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St. Patrick's Day, from The Pogues to the Messenger Spacecraft

Thursday, March 17, 2011

After the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, there are many other Irish-inspired cultural events (and one for the science geeks) happening in N.Y.C. today. 

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Sushi Restaurants Drum Up Money for Japanese Disaster Relief

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

WNYC

Manhattan's SushiSamba has raised $8,000 from selling its "Japan Relief Roll." Sushi Azabu is donating proceeds from an upcoming dinner to the Japanese Red Cross. Sushi Zen is collecting money in a donation box in its window.

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Clapton's Guitars and Amps Sell at Auction for High Price Tags

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Wednesday afternoon, a selection of amps, guitars and other memorabilia from rock star Eric Clapton's personal collection were auctioned off at Bonhams in Manhattan to a room chock-full of fans of the English rock icon.

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Corey Dargel Writes You A Love Song

Friday, February 11, 2011

Corey Dargel was a balladeer-for-hire.  A couple years ago, Kurt was looking for the perfect gift for his wife Anne and he called Corey up.  “Had I Jumped (for Anne from Kurt)” captures the couple’s first meeting in a rhythmic, airy tune.  Listen to the song… and Anne’s reaction as she listens for the first time!

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See the Cracks from the Comfort of Home

Friday, February 04, 2011

Google collaborated with 17 museums around the world to scan ultra-high res images of artwork from their galleries. With Google Art Project, you can virtually navigate you way through the collections in the Tate Modern in London or take a tour of the grounds of Versailles. And you can zoom in closer than you can in real life, without guards to chase you off.

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How Matt Damon Got to 30 Rock

Friday, January 07, 2011

This week, Matt Damon stops by the studio to talk about his career in movies – from his role as the windbag LaBeouf in 'True Grit' to his impressive improvised monologue in 'Saving Private Ryan.'  But one of our favorite appearances has to be his recent foray on NBC's '30 Rock.' He plays Liz Lemon's insecure pilot boyfriend who yearns to settle down for true love.

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New Orleans's Prospect in 2010: Making Do

Friday, November 05, 2010

Prospect.1 New Orleans, which called itself the premiere biennial of international and contemporary art in the US, was a giant success when it launched two years ago.  Between November 2008 and January 2009, it featured an international line-up of 81 artists who exhibited in small venues and open spaces around the city -- including vacant lots and abandoned homes in the Lower Ninth Ward.

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Take a Trip to Space on a Tiny Balloon

Friday, October 15, 2010

This summer, Luke Geissbuhler, the cinematographer behind the mokumentary-style movie Bruno and the upcoming film The Virginity Hit, masterminded a very different kind of movie.  With nothing more than a weather balloon, an HD camera and a GPS device, Gessbuhler and his 9-year old son created a homemade spacecraft and set out to capture its journey on video. The duo encased the camera, GPS and a parachute in a foam container, tied it to the end of the balloon and released it near their home in Newburgh, New York. Hoping to view the video once the balloon fell back to earth, Geissbuhler tucked a note inside the foam container promising a reward to anyone who returned the spacecraft to its rightful creators.

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"Genius of Love" Gets Its Due

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The first time I heard the Tom Tom Club's song 'Genius of Love' off their eponymous debut album I thought  'Hey, that’s Mariah Carey's song.' Turns out I was only half-right.  Back in 1995, when I was twelve, Mariah Carey's hit 'Fantasy' was playing on every Top 40 station and I was choreographing dance routines to it with my friends. The rhythms in Tom Tom Club's upbeat 1981 hit made 'Genius' a hip hop sampling favorite too.  Public EnemyTupac Shakur and T.I. have all used snippets of the track. Mariah Carey created 'Fantasy' as a remix and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five made 'It's Nasty'.

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