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Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

The Soundcheck Guide To Brazil: Indie Music From São Paulo To Rio

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Soundcheck continues its series exploring the vast musical landscape of Brazil, this year's World Cup host. Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed audio editor and São Paulo native, helps us scratch the surface of the Brazilian indie music scene. 

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Soundcheck: Bold Sounds From São Paulo

Monday, February 04, 2013

A look (and listen) at emerging artists from São Paulo's independent music scene, a vibrant and exciting music community inside the vast metropolis.

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Prayer Before Politics for City's Nuns

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Prayer isn't the only thing on the minds of nuns in New York City. Last week, a letter from the Vatican condemned the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the organization that oversees most of the United States' nuns, for radical feminist ideas and pushing an agenda that backs the ordination of women.

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Independent Theaters Band Together to Raise Funds

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

New York's independent theater community has decided to nickel and dime their way to financial stability.

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Maurice Sendak Curates Hannukah Lamp Show at the Jewish Museum

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

A collection of Hannukah lamps from four continents chosen by illustrator and author Maurice Sendak is on view now at the Jewish Museum. Check out images of the lamps here.

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NYC Galleries Show Ai Weiwei's Work while Donations in China Pour In

Monday, November 07, 2011

In New York, two galleries have turned their gaze to the work of the controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Meanwhile, from his home in Beijing, the artist has received more than $800,000 in donations from supporters.

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Downtown Brooklyn Celebrates the New Africa with Djembes and Digital Beats

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The celebration of contemporary African music, called Afrika21: The Showcase, is an unofficial CMJ Music Marathon showcase featuring DJ's and musicians from Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa.

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Gig Alert: Radiation City

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Portland band Radiation City brings its nostalgia-soaked tunes to the Living Room as part of the CMJ Music Festival.

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Gig Alert: Jonquil

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Jonquil plays sunny major chords and skipping, multi-instrumental tracks from its album One Hundred Suns as part of the CMJ music conference on Tuesday.

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New Photo Exhibit by Ahae Opens in Grand Central Station

Friday, October 14, 2011

Visitors and passerby to Grand Central Station can now take a look through a window in South Korea. For "Through My Window," the photographer Ahae took more than a million pictures through the window of his house, which overlooks an organic nature preserve in South Korea.

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Gig Alert: Blah Blah Blah

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Chicago-based band Blah Blah Blah brings its lovely hooks, retro-recorded tracks and Morrissey-esque sound to Arlene's Grocery on Wednesday night.

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Broadway Is All About Revivals and Outer Borough Theaters this Fall

Thursday, October 06, 2011

This season includes revivals (and revise-als), of "Porgy and Bess" and “Follies.” There's also a host of new, small theaters cropping up in the outer boroughs that are producing interesting work for theater lovers who aren't afraid of taking the subway out of Manhattan.

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Gig Alert: Fort Lean

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Fort Lean brings hipster irony and airy arrangements to Glasslands Wednesday night, in full acid-washed, mustachioed glory.

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Art Festival Brings Light to Greenpoint

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The "Bring to Light" festival, a free contemporary art festival that started in Paris 10 years ago under the name "Nuit Blanche," comes to Greenpoint on Saturday.

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Gig Alert: Veronica Falls

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

There's some tension and nostalgia hiding behind the hooks in the songs of this U.K. foursome. Download "Bad Feeling" here for free.

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Gig Alert: Elizaveta

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Elizaveta brings a fairy tale sensibility to the operatic DNA of her music. Catch her at Dominion tonight and download her remix of "Dreamers" for free here.

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City Libraries Want Young Readers to Turn Over a New Leaf

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The "New Chapter" initiative lifts overdue fines for patrons under 18 at New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Library branches through October 31.

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Look | Seasonal Statues Arrive in Madison Square Park

Thursday, September 22, 2011

A new series of statues bring all four seasons at once to Madison Square Park.

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Gig Alert: Van Hunt

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Van Hunt brings his genre-defying tunes and husky falsetto to Southpaw on Wednesday. Download his funky, punky track "Eyes Like Pearls" for free here.

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Gig Alert: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah is back with a new album, Hysterical, after taking some time off after its sophomore album. The band plays the Bowery Ballroom Tuesday night. Download the track "Same Mistake" here.

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