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Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson appears in the following:

On-Demand Video: New Tech City's Tech, Music & the Brain with Laurie Anderson and Guests

Thursday, February 06, 2014

It was an evening of music and mind during a live event in The Greene Space on Tuesday, February 4.

New Tech City’s Manoush Zomorodi and Q2 Music’s Helga Davis talked tech, music and the brain with iconic performance artist, composer and musician Laurie AndersonMary Farbood, Assistant Professor in the Music Technology program at New York University, and Mari Kimura, Director of the Future Music Lab at the Atlantic Music Festival and an instructor at Juilliard.

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The Greene Space

New Tech City: Tech, Music & the Brain

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

7:00 PM

Join Q2 Music’s Helga Davis and New Tech City’s Manoush Zomorodi for an evening of music and mind. With iconic performance artist, composer and musician Laurie Anderson and Mary Farbood, assistant professor in the Music Technology program at New York University. Watch the live video webcast here at 7pm ET!

Laurie Anderson on Early Glass Loft Rehearsals

Friday, September 07, 2012

I first heard Philip Glass in 1971 at one of his rehearsals in a loft on the Lower East Side in New York City. I went with a few other artists and we lay on the floor while he and his band played Farfisa organs at mind-melting volumes. These rehearsals often lasted for several hours and it was possible to drift to many different mental places. One of the regulars at the rehearsal was the sculptor Sol Lewitt, who said, “I do my best work at Phil’s rehearsals.”

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Selected Shorts: A Literary Mix Tape

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Two tales of urgency and change, inspired by music.

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American Icons: Moby-Dick

Friday, December 30, 2011

In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of the great white whale.

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The Greene Space

JS 30: Three Decades of John Schaefer

Friday, December 2, 2011

8:00 PM

In 1981, a young radio host from Brooklyn came to WNYC. John Schaefer was hired to read newscasts and introduce classical music, but soon found himself hosting a new music show that quickly became the on-air hub of the fertile downtown music scene.

Thoughout December, WNYC will celebrate Schaefer’s inimitable ...

Did You Stay or Did You Go?

Monday, September 12, 2011

New Yorkers had a range of reactions to 9/11; some decided to leave the city in the weeks and months after the attacks, others felt the need to stay. We’ll speak with musicians Laurie Anderson, Joan Osborne, and Dar Williams about how they felt about 9/11 and their decisions to either keep living here or to move away.

We’ll also take calls from listeners, share your story below!

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A Literary Mixtape

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Two tales of urgency and change, inspired by music.

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In Studio: Laurie Anderson

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Laurie Anderson is many things – songwriter, violinist, electronic musician, vocalist. But she is first and foremost a storyteller. Her latest work, Delusion, is about memory and identity, told with her typical blend of wit and wisdom. She’ll play live in the studio.

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Bonus Track: from "Delusions"

Friday, July 02, 2010

Laurie Anderson performs a piece from her new show, "Delusions," live in Studio 360.

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Laurie Anderson

Friday, July 02, 2010

From a car horn symphony, to an artist residency with NASA, to Tuvan throat-singing, the performance artist Laurie Anderson has no boundaries when it comes to making music. Now, with four decades of composing and performing behind her, Anderson tells Kurt about her new album Homeland, ...

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Laurie Anderson’s “Homeland”

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Laurie Anderson’s recent piece, "Homeland," is a musical portrait of American culture. She’s performing it at the Lincoln Center Festival at the Rose Theater from July 22-26.

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A Whole New World

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

John Harwood, the chief Washington correspondent for CNBC, tells us who wields the most influence in our nation’s capital..from strategists to fundraisers to lobbyists. Also: policy analyst Kenneth Pollack's grand strategy for America's role in the Middle East. Laurie Anderson on her new piece, “Homeland.” And word maven Patricia T. ...

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Moby Dick

Saturday, November 05, 2005

In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of Moby-Dick. Herman Melville’s white whale survived his battle with Captain Ahab only to surface in the works of contemporary filmmakers, painters, playwrights and musicians. Kurt Andersen explores the influence of this American icon with the help of Ray ...

The Pequod vs. The Enterprise

Saturday, December 04, 2004

In her modern opera, Songs and Stories from Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson compares two great sagas about America — Moby-Dick and Star Trek.

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Call Me Ishmael

Saturday, December 04, 2004

The composer and performer Laurie Anderson was so taken with Moby-Dick, she composed a strange, cool, modern opera called Songs and Stories from Moby-Dick. Anderson tells us how Melville hooked her in the first few pages. Thanks to KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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