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Tara Geer

Tara Geer appears in the following:

The day they dropped an A-bomb on the Bronx

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

WNYC

We celebrate the end of the Cold War 25 years ago this year with Oscar Brand giving us a taste of 1950s civilian defense.

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In Wartime '40s, America's First Taste of Rationing

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

WNYC

During World War II, rationing became not only accepted, but a symbol of patriotism for most Americans. Listen to Oscar Brand in this never-broadcast documentary on how the government —and WNYC— helped foster that sentiment.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, April 07, 2013

It is April 19th, 1944. Thousands of mourners silently march from a service at the Warsaw synagogue on Rivington Street to City Hall.  A few carry signs: "Save Those Jews in Poland Who Can Yet Be Saved!" and, "Three Million Polish Jews Have Been Murdered By the Nazis!"  When they arrive at the steps of City Hall, Cantor Moishe Oysher sings El Mole Rachamim, a funeral prayer for the the 40,000 Jews who died a year earlier in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.

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Drawing and Doubting

Friday, August 22, 2008

A spell at the MacDowell Colony is one of the best perks an artist can get. Tara Geer, a visual artist, went twice to work on her drawings. She also interviewed a MacDowell legend, lunch delivery man Blake Tewksbury. But the whole time, she ...

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Drawing and Doubting

Friday, December 14, 2007

A spell at the MacDowell Colony is one of the best perks an artist can get. Tara Geer, a visual artist, went twice to work on her drawings. She also interviewed a MacDowell legend, lunch delivery man Blake Tewksbury. But the whole time, she was afraid she’d ...

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Tied

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Back in 1982, two artists: Teching Hsieh and Linda Montano bound themselves together — with a piece of rope — for a whole year. They were seasoned performance artists, but nothing could have prepared them for this experiment in closeness. Produced by Tara Geer.

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Cutting Arts Ed

Saturday, November 15, 2003

Visual Thinking Strategies is an innovative method for teaching art that students and teachers love. It’s designed to flourish in poorly funded schools, but it isn’t immune to the cutbacks. Produced by Tara Geer.

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Cutting Arts Education

Saturday, May 10, 2003

Visual Thinking Strategies is an innovative method for teaching art that students and teachers love. It's designed to flourish in poorly funded schools, but it isn't immune to the cutbacks. Produced by Tara Geer.

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Tied

Saturday, March 22, 2003

Two artists bind themselves together for a whole year, then spend the next twenty getting over it. Produced by Tara Geer.

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Dutch Still Life

Saturday, November 16, 2002

To take another artist's masterpiece as your text ought to demand that you observe it closely and pick it apart. Suzanne Bocanegra has been doing that steadily for years now: the New York painter works from the floral paintings of the Flemish master Jan Brueghel.

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Tied

Saturday, December 29, 2001

Two artists bind themselves together for a whole year, then spend the next twenty getting over it.

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Choreographer Elizabeth Streb

Saturday, November 17, 2001

From crashing into mats to diving through glass, choreographer Elizabeth Streb aims to expose the body's vulnerability and its durability in her dances. 

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Puppets

Friday, September 15, 2000

It's human nature to use our imagination. From a very young age weBuild little worlds in sand on the beach, and put the staplers next to eachOther so they can go to sleep at night. We can pick something up, move it, and suddenly the mind decides it is not ...

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