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Tribeca Film Festival Live

The Stars of SnapChat, Vine and YouTube

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Gregory Brothers and Alphacat, both of whom make incredibly funny videos about President Obama, join the "Godfather of SnapChat" Casey Neistat to discuss new ways of storytelling.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Kentucky Bourbon, The Music of Protest, and Sexual Harassment

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Takeaway looks at a massive bourbon heist, Sri Lankan-American musician Bhi Bhiman drops by, and we look at sexual harassment in the restaurant industry.

The Takeaway

Bhi Bhiman on The Music of Protest

Thursday, April 23, 2015

For singer and songwriter Bhi Bhiman, the path to protest took form in his catchy and heartfelt compositions.

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Studio 360

How Do You Draw Dark Matter?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

An artist and an astrophysicist put their heads together to imagine how dark matter — the invisible stuff holding the universe together — would look if we could see it.

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Specials

August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone"

Thursday, April 23, 2015

For the first time, hear August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," recorded live in The Greene Space.

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

The Psychological Depth of Good Will Hunting

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hear director Gus Van Sant, actors Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgard, and leading minds in science and psychology discuss the Academy Award-winning film "Good Will Hunting."

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

Creating the Sound of the Coen Brothers

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lebowski's psychedelic tunes. The old-timey ballads of the Soggy Bottom Boys. The eerie silence of No Country for Old Men. Hear the two men who make these movies sound unforgettable.

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Death, Sex & Money

W. Kamau Bell Wonders How Much Is Enough

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

After his television show Totally Biased was cancelled, comedian W. Kamau Bell is balancing the work of rebuilding his career, earning enough money and being a dependable family man.  

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

Nate Silver on Jesse Ventura, Pro Wrestler-Turned-Minnesota Governor

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Jesse "The Body" Ventura shocked the world in 1998 when he was elected governor of Minnesota. A new film from Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight team analyzes how it happened.

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The Takeaway

Justice Antonin Scalia: Art Imitates Life

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

"The Originalist," a world-premiere play at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage, explores the personality and legacy of an atypical theatrical character: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Toll of Denial, Love and Marriage on Trial, and Art Imitating Life

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Takeaway explores the West's role in the Mediterranean refugee crisis, same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court, and a new play on Justice Antonin Scalia. 

Tribeca Film Festival Live

Unbelievably True Stories

Monday, April 20, 2015

On this panel, leading documentary filmmakers expose how they choose their subjects and capture real life in new and innovative ways.

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Adventures in Folk Music

An Exclusive Unearthed Track by Blues Legend Reverend Gary Davis

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC
Reverend Gary Davis, a.k.a. Blind Gary Davis, was an actual blind minister from South Carolina and one of the greatest blues musicians of all time. He recorded this song at WNYC in 1966.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Whitney's New Home

Monday, April 20, 2015

New York Magazine critics Jerry Saltz and Justin Davidson preview the new home of the Whitney Museum in Manhattan's meatpacking district.

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The Takeaway

Ada Lovelace Reborn in Graphic Novel

Monday, April 20, 2015

Mathematician Ada Lovelace never got to complete her life's work, the "Analytical Engine," but her story is being revived in a new graphic novel, with a more happy ending.

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Studio 360

New Year’s Resolution: Finding the Tools

Monday, April 20, 2015

April Update: Masters of a technology quickly become obsolete when the technology is scuttled — that's why I'm perfecting everything by hand.
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Tribeca Film Festival Live

Amy Schumer, Far From a Train Wreck

Monday, April 20, 2015

After a screening of the season 3 premiere of "Inside Amy Schumer," Schumer and several of her writers spoke about derierres, rape jokes and surprises from the show's new season.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Brooks; Marijuana Business Lessons; The New Whitney

Monday, April 20, 2015

New York Times columnist David Brooks; a preview of the new Whitney Museum; your great downtowns and a marijuana entrepreneur shares the lessons he's learned in the legal pot business.

WNYC Digital

Meet Q's New Host: Shad

Monday, April 20, 2015

Critically acclaimed Juno Award-winning rapper Shad makes his debut tonight as the new host of Q.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Danger in The Mediterranean, The Sounds of Liberation, and A New Graphic Novel

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Takeaway explores the Mediterranean refugee crisis, criminal justice reform in Georgia, and new work about Ada Lovelace.