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Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

Clinking Glasses at the Moth Ball

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

WNYC attended this year's benefit for The Moth, a New York non-profit that does live storytelling, which was hosted by Comedian Mike Birbiglia and Author Jonathan Ames. Check out a video and the audio from the event here.

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US History Takes the Broadway Stage

Friday, November 19, 2010

Time Out New York Theater Editor David Cote weighs in on the assets and pitfalls putting history onstage.

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Opera in New York City Takes on a Spanish Accent

Monday, November 15, 2010

Opera companies, ballet troupes, orchestras and film festivals focusing on Spanish-language material are increasingly filling seats in teatros across the city.

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Musical Outreach

Friday, November 12, 2010

Conductor Marin Alsop, outreach expert Dr. Aaron Flagg and choir director Joe Piccirillo weigh in.

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Theater Review: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Friday, November 12, 2010

Though Bartlett Sher has created a spectacle with a lot of splash and vigor at the Belasco Theater, the musical version of “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” is missing the momentum and focus needed to avoid what seems to be a colorful but forgettable breakdown.

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The WOW Café Theater in the East Village: Surviving and Still Surprising at 30 Years

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

In a city where artsiness—and even meta-artsiness—manages to be its own cliche, the WOW Café Theater is a relic and a stronghold in uncertain times. WOW celebrates its 30th year as a non-commercial women’s theater this year.

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Music of the Marathon

Friday, November 05, 2010

Dr. Dan Bishop and singer songwriter Jesse Ruben weigh in on music and the marathon.

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Record-Breaking Modigliani Sale Kicks Off Fall Art Auction Season

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

A fortnight of the year's most anticipated art sales got off to a bang on Tuesday night. An undisclosed buyer purchased Amedeo Modigliani's Nu Assis Sur un Divan (La Belle Romaine) for a whopping $68.9 million.

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The Legacy of Maya Angelou at the Schomburg Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

Poets Maya Angelou and Amiri Baraka and professor Farah Griffin of Columbia weigh in on Dr. Angelou's legacy of documents.

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The Acquisition of a Lifetime: Maya Angelou's Archives Go to Harlem's Schomburg Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

The New York Public Library officially announced the acquisition of the archives on Friday, which include handwritten notes for Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."

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Three to See: Catch These Plays Closing This Week

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

As the days get shorter and the nights cool off, catching a play is a great fall activity. Here are three plays to see before they close.

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Synesthesia, Scriabin and Seeing Music

Friday, October 22, 2010

Author and professor Daniel Levitin unpacks synesthesia and Scriabin.

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Beyond Bhangra: The Sikh International Film Festival Comes to NYC

Friday, October 22, 2010

To many New Yorkers, the most ubiquitous piece of Sikh culture is undoubtedly the bhangra beats coming out of sweaty dance parties in the city's coolest clubs. But this weekend, visitors to the Asia Society can check out other facets of lesser-known Sikh culture—through film.

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Gig Alert: The Drums

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Nostalgia is in high demand right now, which makes the Morrissey-like reverby, plaintive melodies from The Drums both of the past and of this moment. Download the group's "Down by the Water" here.

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Gig Alert: Zambri

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sister singing groups have long captured the imaginations of audiences. Zambri exchanges the homespun sound for some vintage synthesizers and a large dose of attitude. Dowload the band's "Carry Me" here.

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Time to Pick the Apples

Friday, October 15, 2010

The leaves in the city are just starting to turn color, but time is running out for apple lovers looking to pick their own fruit this season. A heat wave in the Spring brought on an early bloom, meaning that many farms now have apples in barrels as opposed to on the trees.

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Can Boys' Choirs Survive?

Friday, October 15, 2010

Choir Directors Lorna Myers and Robert Ridgell weigh in.

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Celebrating Fashion on Stage at Lincoln Center

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Though the glitter dust has settled from last month's Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is hosting an exhibition along with the Museum of the City of New York that celebrates the fashion of the stage.

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Michelangelo Escapes from Behind the Couch in Buffalo

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Listen up, stoop sale perusers and junk junkies: a painting that had been stashed behind a couch in Buffalo might be the work of Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo.

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A Carnival Comes to the Park Avenue Armory

Sunday, October 10, 2010

This summer's state fairs have for the most part taken their funnel cakes and trans fats out of the Big Apple. But New Yorkers looking for campy fun this weekend need look no further than Manhattan's Park Avenue.

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