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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:

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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Songhoy Blues: Music in Exile

Thursday, April 09, 2015

In Northern Mali, Islamic extremists drove musicians from their homes in a movement against art. But a band that formed in exile made amazing music anyway. 

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Should US Museums Return Artifacts to Iraq, Where ISIS Is Destroying Them?

Thursday, April 02, 2015

For decades, art museums have been returning ancient artifacts to their home countries. One museum president says we should rethink that policy.  

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John Cameron Mitchell Slips Back into the Dress

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The original transgender rock operetta, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” found its inspiration in the militarized atmosphere of Cold War Berlin.

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Making Mondays Joyful

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mondays are the worst. That’s why we gave the most unlovable day of the week a loving redesign.

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Cassandra Wilson Sings One Last Song for Lady Day

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Cassandra Wilson—arguably the most important jazz singer of her generation—pays tribute to the legendary Billie Holliday with her latest album, “Coming Forth by Day.”

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