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Remix Summit

The Story of a Serial Cultural Entrepeneur

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WNYC
Anne Hamburger, President of En Garde Arts, gives a keynote speech at the Remix Summit at Google headquarters in Manhattan.

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Remix Summit

Unleashing New Forms of Creativity

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WNYC
Throughout history, new technologies have been followed by artistic breakthroughs. This panel looks at who is pushing the creative boundaries today.

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The Takeaway

Actor Dan Stevens of 'Downton Abbey' Takes on the Big Screen

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Dan Stevens is perhaps best known as Matthew Crawley on "Downton Abbey." But Stevens is also a busy film actor, with four movies hitting theaters in the next four months.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Book Club: 'The Lobster Kings'

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The fourth book in The Takeaway book club is "The Lobster Kings," a novel inspired by "King Lear." The book follows the story of the Kings family, and the curse that hangs over them.

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Studio 360

A Digital Terarrium For Your Desktop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

This graphic artist's self-contained animations are the digital equivalent of a snow globe. 
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: America's Game of Risk, Paper Vs. Plasma, and A New 'King Lear'

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Takeaway explores the balancing act between security and privacy, the stagnant poverty rate, the new fight against Ebola, a modern Shakespeare tale, and more.                   

Studio 360

Hello Louisville!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

September Update: I finally made it to Louisville! I am living at the OPEN Gallery — an artist live/work space, gallery, and performance venue. Soooo good for my creative soul.
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Studio 360

Woven Portraits: Photos that Capture Two Moments in Time

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

David Samuel Stern weaves photographs together to create portraits with an eerie, holographic effect. 
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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Lizzie Widdicombe and Judith Thurman on Full-figured Fashion

Monday, September 15, 2014

Lizzie Widdicombe and Judith Thurman on the designers, models, and activists who are bringing plus-size fashion into the mainstream.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Pick a Side

Monday, September 15, 2014

Choreographer Bill T. Jones; Scottish independence vote; how other countries view the threat of ISIS, and a former football fan explains why we should stop supporting the game. 

WNYC News

The Drawings of One of New York’s Original 'Mad Men'

Sunday, September 14, 2014

WNYC
Illustrator Mac Conner's artworks are at the Museum of the City of New York.

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WNYC News

High Heels: The Art and History of Objects of Desire and Torture

Saturday, September 13, 2014

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the high-heeled shoe's enduring place in the popular imagination.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Single Americans, Robot Cockroaches, and a Scottish Movie Star

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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The Greene Space

Watch: Ayad Akhtar on Bringing His Pulitzer-Winning Play to Broadway

Friday, September 12, 2014

The playwright talks about the process of writing "Disgraced" and its upcoming Broadway premiere. 

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WNYC News

It's Not Only a Play — It Has a Movie Star

Friday, September 12, 2014

Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman and Mia Farrow are just a few of the big stars appearing on Broadway this season. And that's not counting the star-studded "It's Only a Play."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Doris Kearns Goodwin; Wendy Davis; and Reps. Engel and Jeffries

Friday, September 12, 2014

Doris Kearns Goodwin; Congressmen Eliot Engel and Hakeem Jeffries; Texas State Senator Wendy Davis; more midterm election polls; children and mental illness; and a fall art preview.

Studio 360

The Flame Alphabet

Friday, September 12, 2014

William S. Burroughs famously said that “language is a virus.” In his novel The Flame Alphabet, Ben Marcus imagines what would happen if children’s language made their parents sick.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Changing Environment, Law and The 'War on Terror,' and Making 'Eleanor Rigby'

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Takeaway explores the legality of attacking ISIS, a report that shows that the ozone layer is in recovery, and actor James McAvoy on his film "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."

The Brian Lehrer Show

Art You Must See This Fall

Friday, September 12, 2014

Check out these highlights from WNYC art critic Deborah Solomon's top 10 art museums and "art neighborhoods" she's looking forward to visiting this season.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Thomas Wilfred and the Music of Light

Thursday, September 11, 2014

WNYC
How a turn of the century lute player came to influence an entire generation of club VJs and video artists.
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