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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: WQXR Presents Joshua Bell

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Superstar violinist Joshua Bell returned to The Greene Space to celebrate the release of his newest recording, Bach.

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Studio 360

SNL’s Newest Cast Member Isn’t Old Enough to Attend the Show's After Party

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Twenty-year-old comedian Pete Davidson can't buy a beer (or rent a car) to celebrate his ascension to sketch comedy’s highest ranks.
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Studio 360

When Will Lego Art Grow Up?

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lego-based art is suddenly ubiquitous — Ai Weiwei's new installation uses 1.2 million of them. But why is it so visually unimaginative?
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Meet the Composer

Caroline Shaw Lives Life Beautifully

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Caroline Shaw spent practically all her life studying & playing the violin. But then, two years after enrolling in grad school for composition, she won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Rhinestone Cowboy, A Super Fan's Dream, and a MacArthur Genius

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Takeaway reviews the last song from Glen Campbell, the long-awaited comeback by the Kansas City Royals, and a MacArthur Grant winner discusses her research.

The Takeaway

The Rhinestone Cowboy's Final Recording

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

John Schaefer, host of WNYC's "Soundcheck" and "New Sounds," reviews Glen Campbell's final recording.

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Meet the Composer

Caroline Shaw Lives Life Beautifully: I. Garden Variety

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Caroline Shaw took violin lessons all her life. But after college, she spent a year alone wandering around Europe on a Watson Fellowship and began following a slightly different path.

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Meet the Composer

Caroline Shaw Lives Life Beautifully: III. Teethful of Awesome

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Caroline talks about her influences while writing Partita for 8 Voices, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music, and on her involvement with Roomful of Teeth.

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Meet the Composer

Caroline Shaw Lives Life Beautifully: II. Sacred and Profane

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Caroline Shaw spent practically all her life studying & playing the violin. But then, two years after enrolling in grad school for composition, she won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.

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Studio 360

NanoArt: Teeny Tiny Landscapes

Monday, September 29, 2014

With the help of an electron microscope, some scientists have gone past observing the atomic landscape to shaping it, creating tiny sculptures and other works known as NanoArt.
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WNYC News

How Chinese Americans Overcame Exclusion

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A new exhibit at the New York Historical Society explores the immigrant group's experience in the U.S., starting with the Chinese Exclusion Act.

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WNYC News

The State of Planet Earth in Black and White

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado has documented workers and migrations. "Genesis" presents 200 pictures of pristine remote regions, indigenous people and wildlife.

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WNYC News

Film Unveils Latin Side of Williamsburg

Saturday, September 27, 2014

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Diego Echeverria's 1984 documentary "Los Sures" or "The Souths," was restored by young filmmakers who are starting a conversation about the neighborhood's past. 

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WNYC News

A Dream by the Hudson River

Friday, September 26, 2014

Argentinian artist Fernando Rubio's "Everything by my side" is being performed for the first time in the U.S. — at Hudson River Park's Pier 45.

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Studio 360

Thelma Golden: The Curator Is Present

Friday, September 26, 2014

As director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, Thelma Golden curates exhibits that shape larger debates about race and representation.

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The Takeaway

Amazon's New Model May Change the Future of TV

Friday, September 26, 2014

For $39 a month, AT&T and Amazon are offering new subscribers broadband Internet, HBO, and a variety of new, Amazon-exclusive programs, and hoping young viewers buy in.

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The Takeaway

The Iron Road: Riding & Writing Across America

Friday, September 26, 2014

Trains are a magical place for creative thought. And now 24 writers have been selected to be part of Amtrak's Residency program, winning them a roundtrip ticket anywhere in the country.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Q2 Music's 'Become Ocean' Listening Party with John Luther Adams

Friday, September 26, 2014

Watch Q2 Music's exclusive conversation and listening party with the Pulitzer Prize winner, hosted by Helga Davis.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Find the Poetry in Walking the City

Friday, September 26, 2014

Todd Shalom, organizer of Elastic City Walk Festival and Niegel Smith, a performance artist and theater director, talk about the first walk art form festival happening this fall in NYC.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Safety and Wellness

Friday, September 26, 2014

City Council member Carlos Menchaca; a #bringbackourgirls update; a participatory walking festival; and a look at what happens when companies offer unlimited vacation time.