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High-Art Skateboards for a Good Cause

Monday, April 06, 2015

Subversive artist Paul McCarthy tries his hand at a new medium: the skateboard. Nice boards if you can get them, but it's all to benefit a skate park and school in South Africa.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Giant Snakes, Baseball Heroes, and Laptop Bans

Monday, April 06, 2015

The Takeaway explores the latest Retro Report documentary short, we pay tribute to the unsung heroes of baseball, and we explore the art of note taking. 

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Poetry Contest: Write An Ode to Your ZIP Code

Monday, April 06, 2015

We’re asking you to memorialize your federally appointed numerical designation by writing a poem about your ZIP code. 

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Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, April 03, 2015

The Takeaway's Movie Date Podcast Team reviews this weekend’s releases which include, "Furious 7," "Woman in Gold," and "Effie Gray."

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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, April 03, 2015

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

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WNYC News

The Woman in Gold: Masterpiece or Meh?

Friday, April 03, 2015

Neue Gallerie founder Ronald Lauder, who bought this painting for $135 million, says it’s the best in the museum’s collection. But WNYC's art critic says it's pretty underwhelming.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Historic Nuclear Deal, Navajo Health, and The Literature of Mad Men

Friday, April 03, 2015

The Takeaway explores the historic Iranian nuclear energy deal, we take a trip to the Navajo Nation, and we get a 1960s cultural lesson.

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The Backstage Story of The Who

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Back in the 60s, two aspiring filmmakers wanted to make a documentary about rock n' roll. Instead, they wound up developing and managing The Who. Now their footage is finally being used.

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Around Broadway

Off Broadway, Silence Is Golden

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The latest Off Broadway hit is set at a weeklong silent spiritual retreat — which would seem to pose a dialogue challenge.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Battling for Civil Rights, The Science of Surprises, and The Lost Story of The Who

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The Takeaway looks at controversy in Indiana and Arkansas, a surprisoligist drops by, and we dive in to a new documentary about the legendary rock band The Who.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Should the Public Pick the Public Art?

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

NYC Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer talks about the bill he's introducing to include more public input in the works commissioned for the city's Percent for Art program.

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The Takeaway

New Film Chronicles Fight to Reclaim Stolen Nazi Art

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

"Woman in Gold," which stars Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, tells the story of a Klimt painting stolen by the Nazis, and of the legal battle to get the painting back.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

#BoycottIndiana; StoryCorps in Your Smartphone and Public Shaming

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

#BoycottIndiana; mental illness in pilots; StoryCorps comes to your smartphone; how social media has made it easier than ever to publicly shame people and a public art debate.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Amazon Drones, State Secrets, and Stolen Nazi Art

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Takeaway explores a new delivery service being pushed by Amazon, a new memoir on the hydrogen bomb, and a film the chronicles the story of a stolen work of art.

WNYC News

Twenty Years of Life in Hidden Areas of New York City

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The New York Public Library is showing about 80 photos by William Meyers, who captured scenes from under-explored areas of the outer boroughs for 20 years.

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WNYC News

Architecture Treasures from Latin Mega-Cities

Saturday, March 28, 2015

 “The goal was to correct the fact I was taught nothing about Latin America with three degrees in architecture," said MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll about the new exhibition.

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The Jonathan Channel

PLAYLIST: MoMA Captures Vintage Sounds of 1930s Harlem

Friday, March 27, 2015

In their multi-media exhibition, MoMA uses painting, literature and music to capture the radical spirit of The Great Migration. Check out the playlist using our Spotify player. 

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The Takeaway

The Five Best Things On The Internet This Week

Friday, March 27, 2015

Studio 360 producer Sean Rameswaram rounds up another five amazing gifts from the Internet. Charlie XCX skewers social media, and Vin Diesel trolls the planet.

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WNYC News

Get Your Gargoyle On at Tribeca Auction

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Thousands of historical artifacts from buildings in New York and other cities are up for grabs as a Tribeca showroom has to move to make way for more condos.

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WNYC Digital

Quiz: Are You an Indie Film Superfan?

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Take our quiz for a chance to win a pair of passes to this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

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