Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

History Museum Puts Spotlight on Tibetan Tangkas, Meditation

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The American Museum of Natural History is taking some time for meditation. On Tuesday, the museum invted the public to meditation sessions guided by Buddhist monks to celebrate its "B...

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Broadway Bands Take the Stage

Friday, January 21, 2011

Theater critic Elisabeth Vincentelli weighs in on Broadway bands onstage.


New Yorkers Rally in Support of the Belarus Free Theater

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

New Yorkers, Belarussians and representatives gathered in support of a small, underground theater company called the Belarus Free Theater on Wednesday.

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Broadway Marquees Dimmed in Honor of Ellen Stewart and Romulus Linney

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Wednesday night, as theater goers line up to get their tickets at will-call windows, the marquees of Broadway will go dark for one minute, at 8 P.M.


Bronx Music Man Don Kirshner Dies at 76

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Don Kirshner, the Bronx music publisher, producer and television host who saw promise in musicians who spanned decades and genres, passed away on Monday of heart failure at the age of 76 in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Art Case Pianos

Friday, January 14, 2011

New York Times writer and author James Barron discusses the history of the world's most beautiful pianos.

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Gig Alert: The Beatles Complete on Ukulele

Friday, January 14, 2011

For two days, Mark Greenawalt and his gang of uke-masters will play the complete Beatles on little tiny ukuleles.

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A Year Later, New York Honors Victims and Survivors of Haiti Quake

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

On the year anniversary of the quake, the outpouring of support is decidedly less star-spangled, but in a city populated with some of the biggest money makers and opinion formers in t...


Caroling Groups Spread Glad Tidings

Friday, December 24, 2010

Two caroling group directors talk about why they sing during the holiday season.

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Three to See: Catch These Broadway Plays Before They Close

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

When it comes to spectacle, the scale and scope of Broadway is nearly impossible to match. Here are three plays to see before the curtain comes down for the last time just after the New Year.

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Is Storytelling Comedy's Highbrow Future?

Friday, December 17, 2010

Storyteller and author Jane Borden weighs in on a new trend in comedy.


The "Trocks" in NYC: Lashes, Tutus and Extra-Large Pointe Shoes

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The New York City-based ballet company "Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo"  kicked off a three-week season of ballet and comedy on Tuesday night, with extra-large pointe shoes ...

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NYC Burlesque Artists on 'Burlesque'

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

"Burlesque," which was directed by Steve Antin and stars Cher and Christina Aquilera, has grossed over $30 million since it opened over Thanksgiving weekend, even as Rotten Tomatoes g...


NYU's Architectural Expansion

Friday, December 10, 2010

Architect Michael Sorkin and NYU's Lori Mazor weigh in on the architectural plan.


Unicorns and Fishbowls: Professional Actors Perform Kids' Plays at the 52nd St. Project

Thursday, December 09, 2010

This weekend, the 30-year old non-profit will put on 10 plays written by kids and performed by big-name actors like Lili Taylor and Frances McDormand.


Madison Square Garden's Circus Goes...Out of Town

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

For the first time since 1919, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus won't be coming to town in the spring.


Kids as Soloists?

Friday, December 03, 2010

Vocal coaches and singers Robert White and Dona Vaughn weigh in on the perils of a young career.

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Three to See: Catch These Plays Closing This Week

Thursday, December 02, 2010

If you've got some down time this weekend, these three plays are a sure bet to escape the season of hectic holiday hyperspeed.


'Dead' Celebrities in New York Pull for Children's Lives

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Twenty nine celebrities including humungo-New York stars like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats are planning their "cyber deaths" on December 1 to raise money for AIDS efforts in Africa and India.


How Music Makes Us Shop

Friday, November 26, 2010

Paco Underhill, author of author of several books about shopping, including "Why we Buy: The Science of Shopping," takes a look at how stores use music.

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