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Marlon Bishop

WNYC Culture Producer

Marlon Bishop appears in the following:

Marvel Comics Unveils New Biracial Spider-Man from Brooklyn

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

A comic book that hit shelves on Wednesday will introduce the world to a new Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a Black, Latino 13-year-old from Brooklyn, New York.

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Gig Alert: Asphalt Orchestra

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

The mobile new-music dance party known as the Asphalt Orchestra plays for free at Lincoln Center on Wednesday evening. Download the group's "Zomby Woof" here.

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Teamsters Art Handlers Picket Sotheby's Following Lockout

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Forty three art handlers employed by Sotheby's picketed the auction house on Tuesday alongside other members of Teamsters Local 814. The handlers were locked out on Friday afternoon,...

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Metropolitan Museum Returns Antiquities Found in King Tut's Tomb to Egypt

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Last November, the Met agreed to give back the artifacts after an internal museum investigation determined it had no right to the antiquities — mostly non-museum quality pieces, ran...

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Gig Alert: Typhoon

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

The Portland underground band Typhoon plays the Mercury Lounge Tuesday night. Download the group's epic "The Honest Truth" here.

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I Want My MTV: Music Television Turns 30

Monday, August 01, 2011

MTV was born 30 years ago on August 1, 1981 as a scrappy underground music channel, kicking off the age of the music video with “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. WNYC a...

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Brighton Beach Leaders Want Lifetime to Pull the Plug on 'Russian Dolls'

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Leaders from New York's Russian-speaking community are calling on Lifetime to pull the plug on its new reality television series “Russian Dolls,” due to what they think is a stereoty...

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Gig Alert: Taj Mahal

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Blues legend Taj Mahal opens the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival with his globally-tinged electric sound. Download "Scratch My Back" here.

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Gig Alert: Ximena Sariñana

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Mexican indie-pop star Ximena Sariñana takes the stage with Sia and Oh Land at Webster Hall Wednesday night. Download her new single, "Different," here.

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Celebrating Judy Garland, 75 Years After Her Screen Debut

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

In New York, Lincoln Center and the Paley Center for Media are honoring the legendary star with film and television retrospectives. To shed some light on the performer and her legac...

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Gig Alert: Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Although you may not know it, actor Tim Robbins is an accomplished folk songwriter. He brings his Rogues Gallery Band to Le Poisson Rouge on Tuesday evening. Download "Book of Josie" here.

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Rudy Giuliani Hosts AMC's 'Mob Week' Movie Marathon

Monday, July 25, 2011

During the series, which starts next week on AMC, the former Italian-American mayor famed for being tough on crime will introduce classics like "The Godfather," "Carlito’s Way," and "Scarface."

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Gig Alerts: Balkan Beat Box

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The world mash-up artists of Balkan Beat Box bring their dance-oriented global stylings to Brooklyn Bowl Thursday night. Download "Dancing With the Moon" here.

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Brooklyn Theater Group St. Ann's Warehouse Says It's Leaving Dumbo

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

St. Ann's Warehouse, the multi-disciplinary theater group and performance space, affirmed this week that it would be leaving Dumbo after recent court rulings made it crystal clear t...

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Gig Alert: Thomas Mapfumo

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Zimbabwean music legend Thomas Mapfumo makes a rare appearance at Southpaw on Wednesday night to play his mbira-inspired Afro-pop. Download his "Ndangariro" here.

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Queens College Acquires Online Islamic Art

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Queens college recently announced it would take ownership of an online Islamic art online museum, thanks to donations from the London-based shopping mall magnate Nasser Khalili and ...

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New One-Woman Play Uses Humor to Tackle Issues Facing Muslim Americans

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Aizzah Fatima’s "Dirty Paki Lingerie" is now running at the Midtown International Theater Festival.

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Gig Alert: Bombino

Friday, July 15, 2011

The Tuareg trance rocker Bombino brings deep desert grooves to Le Poisson Rouge on Friday night. Download his "Tar Hani" here.

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Gig Alert: Kermit Ruffins

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Kermit Ruffins, trumpeter and modern-day New Orleans music legend, brings his BBQ Swingers to Hiro Ballroom on Thursday evening. Download his bouncy, good-time "Panama" here.

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Gig Alert: Kermit Ruffins

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Kermit Ruffins, trumpeter and modern-day New Orleans music legend, brings his BBQ Swingers to Hiro Ballroom on Thursday evening. Download his bouncy, good-time "Panama" here.

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