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Hannukah is Almost Here, and Orrin Hatch is On the Case

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Just when you thought there couldn't be another kitchy Hannukah song, along comes Utah. Mormon Senator Orrin Hatch's made an offering this year to the Jewish people.

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Talk To Me: Designer Royalty Discusses Motherhood

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Artist, designer jeans queen, and novelist Gloria Vanderbilt revealed stories oif hallucinations, taxidermy and parenting at the Rubin Museum's "Red Book Dialogues."

Stream the conversation  here.

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Stream It Here: Lura

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Despite being born in Lisbon, Lura adopted the music of her parents' home country, Cape Verde, an island off the western coast of Africa. She joined the Soundcheck crew to discuss music coming out of this area.

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Talk To Me: Web 2.0 and Beyond

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Robin Chase, CEO of online carpooling service GoLoco and former CEO of ZipCar, joined Jungian expert Bruce Parent to work through her issues with environmental decay, urban planning, global culture, and where the web is taking us.

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What Made Your Year? Erin McKeown Gives Us Her Answer

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Singer/songwriter Erin McKeown has had a busy 2009.  She plays about 200 live shows a year and just released her eighth album, Hundreds of Lions. But it was going to someone else's concert that made a mark on her personally.

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What Made Your Year? (And What'd You Miss Out On)

Monday, December 07, 2009

Jeff Stark, creator of the Nonsense NYC list says: "I still can't get over Taylor Mac's show at HERE. You could call The Lily's Revenge a play, but it was *so* much more. A five-hour long extravaganza. A multimedia drag show. A theatrical experiment. A burlesque explosion.

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What Made Your Year? (And What You Missed Out On)

Friday, December 04, 2009

Only 26 days left in 2009. Tell us what made your year. Name the best food, song, movie, book, show or cultural experience you had. We're reading your choices on WNYC this month.

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Talk To Me: Jungian look at Mystery Science Theater

Friday, December 04, 2009

Actress Kathleen Chalfant has starred on Broadway, in plays including Wit and Angels in America.  She was in a different role recently at the Rubin Museum of Art, discussing the theories of psychoanalyst Carl Jung as part of the Museum's Red Book Dialogues.

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Talk To Me: Brooklyn’s Traitor, Baseball’s Visionary

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

When the Brooklyn Dodgers headed west to L.A. more than fifty years ago, fans felt betrayed. The man to blame was the Dodger's owner Walter O'Malley, and, though history has proved O’Malley to be one of baseball’s great visionaries, there are still grudges out there.

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Behind the Scenes With The Met's 'Tales Of Hoffmann'

Monday, November 30, 2009

Ladies in pasties take the stage at the Met for its new production of  Les Contes d'Hoffmann. In this thoroughly modern version of the 19th Century tale, Jacques Offenbach's psychodrama about three failed love affairs is part-Kafka, part-Fellini. Watch the video.

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