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Michele Siegel

Michele Siegel appears in the following:

Emmanuel Dongala

Friday, February 29, 2008

When the Congolese civil war broke out in 1998, the novelist Emmanuel Dongala and his family fled Brazzaville. While he was hiding with 40 others in a house as rockets hissed by and exploded just a few meters away, books became Dongala's refuge. Produced by

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Getting Past the Censors

Friday, December 21, 2007

Goli Taraghi is a writer with an international reputation. Yet she found herself condemned in her home country for allegedly slipping sexual messages into a children’s story. We caught up with Taraghi in France, where she described the long, frustrating process of getting her work past the ...

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Miriam Katin

Friday, April 13, 2007

Miriam Katin was only a toddler when she and her mother hid from the Nazis in the Hungarian countryside. Now, more than 60 years later, she’s turned their harrowing story of escape and survival into a graphic memoir called We Are On Our Own. Produced by

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Scent of a Painting

Friday, October 13, 2006

Keith Miller is a painter in Brooklyn and he says it's quite easy for artists to get wrapped up in the romance of how their materials smell-- from the buttery scent of oil paint to the sting of turpentine. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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The New, New Orleans

Friday, May 26, 2006

The reconstruction of New Orleans may be years away, but plans are coming off the drawing board. Andres Duany and his team of "New Urbanists" have come to New Orleans with their vision of the future: 19th century-style town plans that encourage compact living and walkability. That's ...

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Getting Past the Censors

Saturday, April 09, 2005

Being criticized is never easy for a writer, but condemnation for Iranian filmmakers, novelists and poets can lead to censorship, prison or worse. Even a famous writer like Goli Taraghi can find herself condemned for allegedly slipping sexual messages into a simple children's story. We caught up with Taraghi ...

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Mail Art

Saturday, April 02, 2005

In August, Studio 360 asked listeners to send us mail art. And you responded with fantastic enthusiasm. Streams of amazing things poured in through the mail drop from all around the world — a piece of toast, a coconut, a lump of clay, envelopes big, small, glittery, fragile, sturdy and ...

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Design for the Real World: Scarves

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Why does it feel so good to tie a scarf around your neck? Are you just keeping warm — or are you tying a knot between your head and your heart? Veronique Vienne extolls the simple scarf and instructs us on how to tie one right. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Rumbling trucks and auto body shops aren't usually a sign that world class art is just around the corner. But sculptor Isamu Noguchi transformed the factory across the street from his studio in Queens, New York into a permanent home for his eclectic work of granite sculptures, elegantly designed coffee ...

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Mail Art

Saturday, October 09, 2004

In August, Studio 360 asked listeners to send us mail art. And you responded with fantastic enthusiasm. Streams of amazing things poured in through the mail drop from all around the world — a piece of toast, a coconut, a lump of clay, envelopes big, small, glittery, fragile, sturdy and ...

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Scent of a Painting

Saturday, April 10, 2004

Keith Miller is a painter in Brooklyn. He says it's quite easy for artists to get wrapped up in the romance of how their materials smell, from the buttery oil paint to the sting of turpentine. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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Courthouse Design

Saturday, February 28, 2004

Many Federal court buildings have become showpieces of contemporary architecture. But at the municipal level, courts remain mostly humble or strangely designed buildings. Studio 360's Michele Siegel found an example of the worst and of the best in local law buildings.

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Together

Saturday, January 10, 2004

In Chen Kaige's feature film, a father brings his son from a provincial town to Beijing, determined to find a music teacher who can grow the boy into a world-class violinist. Kaige is best known for directing Farewell My Concubine, a sweeping historical epic. In contrast,

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Scent of a Painting

Saturday, December 06, 2003

Keith Miller is a painter in Brooklyn. He says it’s quite easy for artists to get wrapped up in the romance of how their materials smell, from the buttery oil paint to the sting of turpentine. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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Uncollected

Saturday, September 13, 2003

Collectors can radically affect an artist's career by the choices they make. California artist Eugenia Butler talks about her experience being collected … and then un-collected. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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Together

Saturday, July 26, 2003

In Chen Kaige's new feature film, a father brings his son from a provincial town to Beijing, determined to find a music teacher who can grow the boy into a world-class violinist. Kaige is best known for directing Farewell My Concubine, a sweeping historical epic. In contrast, ...

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Courthouse Design

Saturday, June 07, 2003

Federal courthouses have become showpieces of contemporary architecture. But at the municipal level, courts remain mostly humble or strangely designed buildings. Studio 360's Michele Siegel found an example of the worst and of the best in local law buildings.

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Now Playing: The Art of War

Saturday, April 26, 2003

As the operations in Iraq shift to peacekeeping, reflecting on the war is a tricky business. Art may seem like a strange mission for the Defense department, but in fact the US military sends trained artists into to combat to document the experience and feeling of conflict. Studio 360's ...

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Daniel Libeskind

Saturday, March 08, 2003

Kurt Andersen talks to architect Daniel Libeskind about urban planning, music, and his vision for the World Trade Center site. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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Uncollected

Saturday, February 22, 2003

Collectors can radically affect an artist's career by the choices they make. California artist Eugenia Butler talks about her experience being collected … and then un-collected. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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