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Soterios Johnson

Soterios Johnson appears in the following:

De Niro, the Painter: Master or Mediocre?

Friday, June 06, 2014

Robert De Niro is hoping to bring national acclaim to his late father with a new documentary and gallery show in New York.

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Advice from Neil DeGrasse Tyson on the Best Place to Watch ‘Manhattanhenge’

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Twice a year, the sun sets exactly in line with the cross streets of Manhattan, illuminating both the north and south sides of the street at the exact same time. It's pretty amazing. Here's where the world's most famous astrophysicist suggests catching a glimpse.

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Making Comedy Out of Slavery and Prison Life

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Two young, African-American playwrights are making satire out of heavy topics. "We cry and laugh with the same muscle," says Marcus Gardley.

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NJ Budget's 'Day of Reckoning' Has Arrived

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Chris Christie is hardly the first governor to raid the state's pension fund to plug holes in the budget. But it may be the end of the line for budgeting gimmicks.

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WNYC Audio Tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

On a tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Morning Edition host Soterios Johnson, art and architecture critics say its meaning will be created by the public, now that the doors are open.

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Pollock on Uniqlo T-Shirts: Appalling or Perfect?

Friday, May 09, 2014

You may not be able to afford a $20 million Andy Warhol, but don’t despair. You can get a $20 Warhol T-shirt.

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LA Gives New York Advice on Our Version of "Carmageddon"

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

New Jersey commuters are feeling the effects of the Pulaski Skyway closure today. How did L.A. handle its own "Carmageddon?"

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Digging Into the Past for New Art

Friday, April 11, 2014

Surging values for postwar and contemporary works are inspiring dealers and collectors to rediscover artists long overlooked.

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Les Miz, Heathers and Woody Allen on Broadway

Friday, April 04, 2014

Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.

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Used and Abused: The Life of a Muse

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Many painting and sculpture masterpieces wouldn't exist if it weren't for a model who posed for hours, or even days. But life for these muses didn't always go well.

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Jasper Johns Shows His Regrets

Friday, March 21, 2014

American artists rarely express regret in their work, but a new show at MoMa featuring Jasper Johns, perhaps America's most celebrated living artist, grapples with darker material.

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Low Graduation Rates Inspire a High-Tech Prize

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC

There's new prize money available for web developers to tackle a perennial education problem: how to improve the retention rates of students in community colleges.

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On Stage: Fifty Shades and Satchmo

Friday, March 14, 2014

A parody of an erotic best-seller and a teenager's hand-puppet possessed by Satan are just two of the most recent Broadway offerings.

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'Cosmos' Comeback: Life, the Multiverse and Everything

Friday, March 07, 2014

WNYC

Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about his reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking, beloved television series.

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What to See — or Skip — in Art 'Chaos' Weekend

Friday, March 07, 2014

With two art fairs, the Whitney Biennial and dozens of exhibits in New York this weekend, how's an art lover to choose? Start with the Brooklyn Museum show marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

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Gauguin’s Prints Are Sexy, Too

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

A new show at MoMA highlights the French artist’s rarely-seen woodblock prints and woodcarvings.

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Art With A Stigma: Italian Futurism in NYC

Friday, February 21, 2014

The art movement has never before had a retrospective at an American museum, largely owing to its ties to Mussolini and the controversial views of its founder, who denounced museums, women, film and even pasta.

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Sochi 2014: Get To Know Team NYC

Friday, February 07, 2014

The Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. is sending 230 olympians - the most for any nation in the history of the winter games - to compete in events from bobsledding to curling. Here are the 42 who hail from the tri-state area.

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Queens Museum Gets Very Real With Homeless Art

Friday, February 07, 2014

A gallery at the Queens Museum is stocked with 22 bunk beds. That's where the audience sits for a performance by formerly homeless people about their experiences.

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Sex and Sports Hard to Stage; Theater Producers Keep Trying

Friday, January 31, 2014

New and upcoming plays about boxing, baseball, kung fu and characters engaging in multiple affairs show that sex and sports are the hot topics this season. But don't get too excited - turns out they are both tough subjects to translate onto the stage.

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