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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:

Redesign Challenge: Bring Joy to Mondays

Thursday, February 26, 2015

You won’t find many people speaking up for Mondays. They stink. Can good design make the worst day of the week more joyful?

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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, February 13, 2015

A kinky Steve Buscemi, a thoughtful St. Vincent, and the bad music behind bad album covers win the internet this week.
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Redesign Challenge: Bring Joy to the Everyday

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Lots of experiences are worse than they have to be — what place or thing would you redesign to make it more joyful?

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Google Plays Hardball with Indie Musicians

Thursday, February 05, 2015

It’s hard enough to make a living in music. Now Google is forcing a new contract on musicians, and threatening to kick one musician off YouTube if she won’t sign.

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Floor Plans for Your Favorite Sitcom Homes

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Two interior designers draw meticulous floor plans for the homes of our favorite TV characters, from Lucy to Carrie Bradshaw.
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The Old Subway Car and the Sea

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Many of NYC's old subway cars have been tossed into the sea. But it's not flagrant pollution, it's an eco-friendly move to form artificial reefs. And Stephen Mallon got to photograph it.
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What Will Openness Mean for Cuban Artists?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

As US-Cuban relations thaw, we’re going to get to know Cuban culture much better. And Cuba will get to know us, like it or not.

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Want to Be Creative? Try Getting Bored

Thursday, January 22, 2015

We’ve banished boredom with our phones. Recent research suggests that we might be banishing our creativity along with it.

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Will Hollywood Start to Close Its Gender Pay Gap?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Sony hack revealed how Hollywood pays female actors less than their male counterparts. That knowledge might help actresses finally close the gap.

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Ten Movies to Watch from Home Before the Golden Globes

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Get ready to play Studio 360's Awards Night Bingo by watching these Golden Globe-nominated movies online.
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Ten TV Episodes to Watch Before the Golden Globes

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Our guide to the 10 best episodes of Golden Globe-nominated shows you can watch online before Sunday's awards.
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1914 Blues Challenge: Marc Anthony Thompson Picks a Winner(s)

Thursday, December 25, 2014

We asked you to record your versions of one of the first blues hits, W.C. Handy’s “Yellow Dog Blues.” Guest judge Marc Anthony Thompson reveals the winner(s).

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Studio 360's Best of 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

Studio 360's staff and host Kurt Andersen pick their favorite artists and segments from 2014.
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Questlove Wants Your Protest Songs

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Every generation has its protest songs. The Roots bandleader wonders, in this politically charged time, where are ours?
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Rediscovering Bert Williams

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The first movie with an African-American cast starred Bert Williams, the first superstar black entertainer. No one has seen it until now.

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Did Seth Rogen Cause the Sony Pictures Cyber Attack?

Thursday, December 04, 2014

North Korea’s regime hates the new Seth Rogen movie. Did they hack Sony Pictures’ computer systems in retaliation?

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Behind the Balloons: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Giant balloon characters have been part of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade since the 1920s. But what happens to the balloons when the parade is over?
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Alison Bechdel’s Winner: The Great Studio 360 Doodle Dare

Friday, November 21, 2014

After sifting through over 200 entries, cartoonist and MacArthur fellow Alison Bechdel has chosen a winner in our latest Extra Credit challenge.

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Alison Bechdel's Doodle Dare Favorites

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Great Studio 360 Doodle Dare is coming to a close! Writer and illustrator Alison Bechdel picks finalists for the cartoon contest.
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Playing with Fire: Spazuk's Flame-Painted Portraits

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Artist Steven Spazuk willfully ignored the old adage when he discovered how to use fire – and burn paper – to create breathtaking portraits.
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