Streams

 

 

Art

WNYC News

An Indian Master Gets First US Museum Show

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Works by abstract painter V.S. Gaitonde are at the Guggenheim Museum.

Comment

WNYC News

The Fashion of Death

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum explores the cultural implications of mourning fashions from 1815 to 1915.

Comment

The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: The New Age of National Security, Nixon's 'Paranoia,' and a Folk Singer's Slow Fade

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

Comment

The Takeaway

Lost Chapter of Black History Resurrected

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art recently discovered and restored the earliest surviving feature-length film with a black cast, from 1913. It premieres this week.

Comment

WNYC News

Why Comedies Get Theater Audiences but not Awards

Friday, October 24, 2014

Two theater critics debate which plays are funny, which are not, and why they are often overlooked.

Comment

The Takeaway

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, October 24, 2014

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the Sideshow podcast, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

Comments [2]

Studio 360

Mark Mothersbaugh Is Happy to Be Co-Opted

Friday, October 24, 2014

Mark Mothersbaugh makes catchy film scores for Wes Anderson, ads for Nike, rugs for art collectors — anything to plant his subversive messages in the mainstream.

Comment

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Ebola Tests NYC, A Window Into Black Film History, and Nixon's Paranoia

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Takeaway explores New York City's response to the Ebola virus, a new exhibit that reveals a lost chapter of black history, and a new web series about President Nixon.

On The Media

Want to Make a Bot That'll Write a Novel? November is the Time to do it.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

November is National Novel Writing Month. This year, for the second time, it's also National Novel Generation Month
Read More

Comment

The Takeaway

Film Chronicles Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's Encore

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In 2011, before his "Farewell Tour," Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. At the time, he agreed to let filmmaker James Keach document the effects of his illness.

Comments [5]

WNYC News

'Angels in America,' the Spare, Dutch Version

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Theater director Ivo van Hove presents Tony Kushner's masterwork on an empty stage.

Comment

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Gunman, A Spy, and A Fading Memory

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Takeaway explores the attack on the Canadian Parliament, Valerie Plame stops by to discuss the new state of national security, and we examine the life and legacy of Glenn Campbell.

The Leonard Lopate Show

A Centennial Celebration of Dylan Thomas' 'Play for Voices'

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The poet premiered “Under Milk Wood” at New York’s 92nd Street Y in 1953, and actor Michael Sheen is directing and starring in a live broadcast reading of it on Sunday at 92Y.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Dr. Katz Will See You Now: The Return of a 90s Icon

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

"Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" ran on Comedy Central in the mid-90s, and creator Jonathan Katz is reviving the character as the TV show celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Comments [2]

Studio 360

Carving Old Books Into Works of Art

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

This is your dictionary – but beautiful. Brian Dettmer carves intricate sculptures out of old reference books.
Read More

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

25 Years in 25 Days (2006): Skyrocketing Art Sales

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Art critic and author Deborah Solomon, with artist Eric Fischl, look back on 2006 and how big money has affected NYC's art market and artists.

Comments [8]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Ira Glass & Sarah Koenig; Blondie’s Chris Stein

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Blondie's Chris Stein on the legendary club CBGBs; tech money and art; Ira Glass and Sarah Koenig of “This American Life;" Walter Isaacson; and subway performers, know your rights! 

The Takeaway

Improvising with Jason Schwartzman

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Actor Jason Schwartzman talks about his new role in "Listen Up Philip," explains how director Wes Anderson has influenced his career, and improvises in The Takeaway studios.

Comments [1]

The Leonard Lopate Show

It's Not 'Only a Play' When Matthew Broderick's in It

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

It's a bonafide Broadway hit. His current show, "It's Only a Play," has already set an all-time box office record, and Broderick stopped by to talk jokes and NY1.

Comments [4]

Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Kutiman Keeps Making Music Thru You(Tube)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

If YouTube had an A&R genius, his name would be Kutiman. He makes records by layering and sampling random musicians on YouTube. Just don't call it a gimmick.
Read More

Comments [2]