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Monday, September 22, 2008

We celebrate the 40th anniversary of New York magazine! Also: singer/songwriter Joan Osborne on her new album, “Little Wild One." A look at the work of modernist patiner Harold Weston. And, philanthropist Edgar Bronfman calls for a reinvigorated American Judaism. He says a more celebratory and hopeful religious life will draw and retain young Jews.

Guests:

Edgar Bronfman and Joan Osborne

40 Years of New York Magazine

We celebrate the 40th anniversary of New York magazine. A new book, New York Stories, is a collection of some of the magazine’s best articles over the years. Adam Moss is the magazine’s current editor; Gail Sheehy and Pete Hamill are longtime contributors.

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Singer/Songwriter Joan Osborne

Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne is best known for her hit song "One of Us," and for her work with the Grateful Dead. She talks about her latest album, “Little Wild One.”

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Joan Osborne will be performing
Thurs. Sept. 25 at 10 pm
Music Hall of ...

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Harold Weston’s Belief in Beauty

Modernist painter Harold Weston’s prodigious output of paintings included New Deal murals, Adirondack landscapes, and gouache abstracts. He also fought to establish the NEA. His granddaughter Rebecca Foster has made a documentary about his life and work, called "Harold Weston: A Bigger Belief in Beauty."

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"Harold ...

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New American Judaism

Philanthropist Edgar Bronfman is calling for a reinvigorated American Judaism; he says a more celebratory and hopeful religious life will draw and retain young Jews. He’s the author of Hope, Not Fear.

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Edgar Bronfman will be speaking with Charlie Rose
At the 92nd St. Y
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