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WNYC News

Why Use Paint When You Have Nails, Fire and Light?

Sunday, October 12, 2014

A new exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum features the work of Zero, a network of European artists who used new materials and techniques in the 50s and 60s.  

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WNYC News

Tom Stoppard's Take on Love and Art

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Can you ever really know someone else, even if you love them? Maybe, the playwright says — but only if you're an artist.

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WNYC News

Humans of New York Comic Con

Friday, October 10, 2014

"It's like Halloween early," said one Comic Con attendee. "Only it's like somebody's passion, and they really put time and effort into it."

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The Takeaway

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, October 10, 2014

Putin got a weird birthday gift, the BBC celebrated itself with a bunch of famous people singing, and one site is using incredible drawings to cover the Hong Kong protests.

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Studio 360

The Artist vs. The IRS

Friday, October 10, 2014

Susan Crile has paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim, but the IRS said her art was just a hobby, so it sued her to reclaim more than $80,000 in back taxes.

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WNYC News

When a Theater Critic Becomes a Character: A Review

Friday, October 10, 2014

The New York Times's Ben Brantley offers his take on "It's Only a Play," where he appears as a character, plus other productions on and Off-Broadway.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Hong Kong protests illustrated, honest Transformers, BBC and friends cover The Beach Boys, Putin gets a weird birthday gift, and "Singin' in the Rain" sans singin.
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The Takeaway

Banjos and Ballots: Mike Doughty Jams With John Hockenberry

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Mike Doughty, the former lead singer of Soul Coughing, jams with John Hockenberry on the banjo, and chats about being a liberal from a conservative family.

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The Takeaway

A Banjo Star Returns To The Roots of Bluegrass

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Noam Pikelny describes himself on the fringe of bluegrass, but he's often considered the best banjo player in the world—a title locked in with the 2014 Banjo Player of the Year award.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: WQXR Presents 'Serenata Italiana' with Michael Fabiano

Thursday, October 09, 2014

WQXR presented an evening of Italian opera and song live in The Greene Space on October 7, featuring tenor Michael Fabiano, winner of the 2014 Richard Tucker Award.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Remembering Actor, Choreographer, Director, Dancer, Painter, Costume Designer, and Singer Geoffrey Holder

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The Tony winner is probably best remembered for playing Punjab in the 1982 film "Annie."

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Color and Form: Henri Matisse's Cut-Outs at MoMA

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Curator Jodi Hauptman and conservator Karl Buchberg talk about the Museum of Modern Art’s groundbreaking exhibition “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs.”

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Studio 360

Seeing Math: A New Language for Geometry

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Long before Mondrian, an unknown Englishman created graphic rhythms out of lines and blocks of blue, red, and yellow. Not on a canvas, but in a textbook for geometry.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Infant Mortality, Jamming on a Banjo, and Living Well Until 78

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The Takeaway explores America's high rate of infant deaths; Musician Mike Doughty jams on the banjo with John Hockenberry, and we examine why our golden years are truly great.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Walt Frazier; Betty DeGeneres and Leon Panetta

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Ellen DeGeneres’ mom Betty DeGeneres talks about how gay rights have evolved; Leon Panetta; NYS Sen. Diane Savino and Walt Frazier talks about the poetry of basketball.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Finance, Fine Art, Francis Fukuyama

Thursday, October 09, 2014

John Lanchester explains the language of finance. MoMA’s exhibit “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs.” Francis Fukuyama looks at what creates a well-functioning modern state.

The Brian Lehrer Show

The New Yorker Festival's Big Ideas

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

What should we expect from The New Yorker Festival in 2014? Editor of the New Yorker, David Remnick, talks about the festival's 15 year history.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

MAD Magazine, Superheroes, and Inventing the Comics

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Drew Friedman and Al Jaffee talk about the famous and not-so-famous men and women cartoonists who created superheroes, Mad magazine, and more.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Ebola Claims Life of Dallas Patient, ISIS Advances Near Turkey, and Family Secrets Revealed

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Takeaway explores the Ebola in the state of Texas, the fight against ISIS, and the long lost family secrets of the AIDS epidemic.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Big Fixes

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Al and Larry Ubell talk home repair. Jesse Moss on “The Overnighters.” Cartoonists Drew Friedman and MAD magazine’s Al Jaffe. Wesley K. Clark on challenges to U.S. security.