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Thursday, May 17, 2007

From “Art on the Beach,” through “Tribute in Light,” to the upcoming toy robot parade through lower Manhattan, Creative Time has been putting artists in New York City public spaces for 33 years. Its president and artistic director Anne Pasternak is joined by artist/musician David Byrne to talk about the anniversary book, cell phone tour of 32 past projects and take listener suggestions for the 33rd. Plus: Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel, insomniac-filmmaker Alan Berliner, and air travel in the New York region.

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Guests:

Alan Berliner, David Byrne, Mike Gravel and Anne Pasternak

From Left Field

Mike Gravel, former US Senator from Alaska and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, explains why he should be the party's nominee.

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Art About Buildings and Food

Anne Pasternak, president and artistic director of Creative Time, and David Byrne, Grammy, Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning musician and founding member of the band Talking Heads, talk about 33 years of Creative Time public art projects.

Creative Time: The Book is available for ...

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In Search of Sleep

Alan Berliner, writer/producer/director of the new HBO documentary, Wide Awake, explores the effects of sleep deprivation on society, and in his own life.

Wide Awake debuts at 1:30 am on HBO next Wednesday, 23. The non-insomniacs can watch it in the prime time schedule of ...

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Anything but the Car: Planes

Patrick Smith, airline pilot and Salon.com’s air travel columnist, discusses air travel in the New York region, congestion at the city's airports, and the possibility of seaplanes on the East River.

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33 years of Creative Time




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Anne Pasternak, president and artistic director of Creative Time, after talking to Brian Lehrer about her latest foray with David ...

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Wide Awake: In Search of Sleep




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Alan Berliner, writer/producer/director of the new HBO documentary "Wide Awake", which explores the effects of sleep deprivation throughout the ...

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