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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:

In John Adams’ Klinghoffer Opera, the Drama Is Offstage

Friday, October 24, 2014

An opera that has been dogged by claims of anti-Semitism opened to protests in New York this week. A critic explains how the opera’s flaws make it vulnerable to the charge.

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Carving Old Books Into Works of Art

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

This is your dictionary – but beautiful. Brian Dettmer carves intricate sculptures out of old reference books.
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Blake Mills Is in It for the Girls

Friday, October 17, 2014

The singer and virtuoso guitarist explains the real reason he started writing his heartfelt, heartbreaking songs.

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Alison Bechdel Passes the Test

Friday, October 17, 2014

The cartoonist and author of the memoir Fun Home explains why she had to retire her beloved, long-running strip Dykes to Watch Out For.

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You Betcha She’s More than Marge Gunderson

Friday, October 10, 2014

Frances McDormand has played a lot of supporting roles, so she understands the rage of an unfulfilled math teacher in her new series, Olive Kitteridge.

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Frances McDormand: The Quiz

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Frances McDormand has made a career out of turning supporting roles into performances that steal the show. Can you match the role to what she has to say about it?  
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Thelma Golden: The Curator Is Present

Friday, September 26, 2014

As director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, Thelma Golden curates exhibits that shape larger debates about race and representation.

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Life Lessons from Toni Morrison

Friday, September 26, 2014

A winner of the Nobel Prize, Morrison started writing because she couldn’t find the novels she wanted to read.

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Khandi Alexander Choreographs Her Career

Friday, September 26, 2014

When Khandi Alexander started her career, there weren't very many parts for black female actresses. She explains how that’s changing — and why it’s so important.

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Photographer John Dugdale Lost His Sight, But Not His Vision

Friday, September 19, 2014

Photographer John Dugdale went blind at the height of his early career. In the years since, he’s figured out how to continue photographing the images he sees in his mind.

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Cyndi Lauper: The Way She Talks

Friday, September 19, 2014

With a Tony Award for Kinky Boots, Cyndi Lauper is still finding new twists in her career 30 years after “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.”

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Cyndi Lauper, The Little Engine That Could

Monday, September 15, 2014

Alan Cumming is guest-hosting Studio 360 and his first priority was a sit-down with Cyndi Lauper, who is still reinventing her career after 30 years in pop music.
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Viruses at the Movies

Friday, September 12, 2014

Radiation used to be Hollywood’s go-to plot device. Now, viruses explain everything from vampires to the zombie apocalypse — but that’s not what really scares public health experts.

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Be Our Guest (Host)

Friday, September 05, 2014

Kurt Andersen tries to prepare Alan Cumming for what’s he’s getting into when he guest hosts Studio 360 this month.

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When Forgery Isn’t a Crime

Friday, September 05, 2014

One of the world’s most prolific art forgers was caught but will never be prosecuted, because he donated all his fakes. He spills the beans in a new documentary.

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Joan Rivers Was A Feminist Piece of Work

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Few women have made as big (or as loud) a splash in Hollywood as Joan Rivers. At heart, her combativeness was that of a woman who knew she wouldn't get anywhere by playing nice.
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This Is Your Bird on Drugs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Australian multimedia artist Andy Thomas makes bird songs dance with 3D animations. It’s the latest in his line of “audio life forms.”
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Taylor Mac's History of American Pop in 24 Hours

Friday, August 22, 2014

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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Rufus Wainwright: Music Won't Save You

Friday, August 15, 2014

Rufus Wainwright grew up surrounded by folk music royalty. But despite being steeped in that tradition, he encountered his strongest influence when he was a teenager — Verdi’s Requiem.

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Video: Ralph Steadman Draws Kurt

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

When Ralph Steadman came to the studio to talk with Kurt Andersen, we couldn’t resist asking him to do a sketch. Quite a few laughs, a fair share of “Oh dears,” and “a final flourish of splatter” later, we ended up with two drawings of Kurt and a studio desk covered in ink. Watch the video.

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