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Julia Lowrie Henderson

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Julia Lowrie Henderson has crisscrossed the country — from Brooklyn to Oakland to Portland (Maine) and back again. She joined Studio 360 in 2013 after graduating from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. She has produced stories about Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead, black and white movies, and giant sandworms. Her work has been featured on MPBN, New Hampshire Public Radio, and Public Radio Remix. She once shipped herself 40 lbs worth of family Polaroid pictures and spent a year scanning and chronicling their tales. She enjoys a good joke and a nice, long drive across the country.

Julia Lowrie Henderson appears in the following:

The Silver Lake Chorus Brings Harmony to Indie Rock

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Silver Lake Chorus brings angelic harmony to indie rock. And on their debut album, they give the choral treatment to a haunting song by Aimee Mann.

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The ABC’s of Public Art

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A visual artist has hijacked the front page of a local newspaper in Massachusetts for a public art project that’s like “Sesame Street” meets “Our Town.”

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Ian McKellen on Playing Sherlock the Gray

Thursday, July 16, 2015

In “Mr. Holmes,” Ian McKellen plays an aging Sherlock Holmes who’s racing the clock — and his diminishing memory — to solve one last case.

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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, July 10, 2015

"Newsies" get funked, a daughter schools her dad in beatboxing, and a meditation routine that flips stress the bird.
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Taylor Mac’s History of American Pop Music in 24 Hours

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Taylor Mac isn’t your typical drag performer. For one thing, he’s working on a 24-hour revue of American pop music that goes all the way back to the Revolutionary War.

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Leon Russell’s Rock n’ Roll Time Capsule

Thursday, July 02, 2015

At the height of his fame in 1970s, Leon Russell was the subject of a documentary by the great Les Blank. That film, long under wraps, is finally seeing the light of day.

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Donald Trump’s Campaign to Remain Famous

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Settle in for a lot more of the Donald. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell makes the case for why the media can’t get enough of Trump’s candidacy.

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Shilpa Ray In Studio

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The singer-songwriter Shilpa Ray wasn’t allowed to listen to rock as a kid — she did anyway, and now she combines her Indian classical music training with punk to make infectious pop.

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Being John Cusack

Thursday, June 11, 2015

John Cusack plays Brian Wilson in a new film about the Beach Boys’ auteur. To get into Wilson’s character, Cusack immersed himself in the music.

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John Cusack: The Quiz

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

With more than 70 films to his name, the only way to get through John Cusack's vast career is with a rapid-fire round of the free association game.
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It’s Tonys Time!

Thursday, June 04, 2015

This year’s Tonys recognize some of the most creative shows on Broadway in recent memory. We spoke with nominees including Tavi Gevinson, John Cameron Mitchell, and Jeanine Tesori.

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Carey Mulligan Is No Ingénue, She Just Plays Them

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Carey Mulligan didn’t want to get stuck playing Victorian heroines, but the feminist gusto of “Far from the Madding Crowd” hooked her.

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The Ethics of Synthetic Biology

Thursday, May 28, 2015

When artists use synthetic biology, are they playing God, or just playing with cool new toys? Scientists Drew Endy and Christina Agapakis weigh in on the ethics.  

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How Letterman Revolutionized Late-Night Television

Thursday, May 14, 2015

One of David Letterman’s writers explains how irreverent and sophomoric humor made his show unlike anything else on 1980s TV — and how Letterman’s style took over comedy.

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TORRES Gets Personal

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The singer-songwriter Mackenzie Scott, a.k.a. TORRES, doesn’t like to talk about her adoptive Baptist upbringing, but she can sing about it. 

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"Charlie Hebdo" Responds to Charges of Racism

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The editor of "Charlie Hebdo" says critics have it wrong — his publication condemns racism and Islamophobia.

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Poet Terrance Hayes: Anything but Invisible

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Terrance Hayes may be the only poet to win a MacArthur “genius” grant, a National Book Award, and a spot on "People’s" Sexiest Man Alive list.

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A Hymn to Coal Miners Wins the Pulitzer Prize for Music

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Composer Julia Wolfe’s oratorio “Anthracite Fields” questions how we contribute to the environmental disaster that is coal mining.

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Inside Jeanine Tesori's "Fun Home”

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Composer Jeanine Tesori sits down at the piano and shows Kurt Andersen what it took to create the hit Broadway musical, "Fun Home."

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Sydney Lucas, the 11-Year-Old Actor Who Owns Broadway's "Fun Home"

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical "Fun Home" deals with some very adult themes — but it's 11-year-old Sydney Lucas who steals the show.
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