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Studio 360

Creative New Year’s Resolution: Overcoming Artist's Block

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

March Update: Making a new diorama every month was proving more challenging than expected. And then inspiration struck.
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On The Media

Share Your Thoughts on Cancer With OTM

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Tell us what you think about the language used to describe cancer, and how cancer is portrayed in movies. 
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WNYC Digital

Watch the Empire Finale with WNYC

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Team Cookie for Life! Unless you want to convince us otherwise. 

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Here's The Thing

Roz Chast Draws—and Talks to—Alec Baldwin

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The New Yorker cartoonist and author talks to Here's The Thing about mothers, man-pants, and birds. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Donatello Lands in New York

Monday, March 16, 2015

"Sculpture in the Age of Donatello" contains twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture—most never seen outside Italy.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Art, Science, and Regicide

Monday, March 16, 2015

Eric Foner on slavery in the Northern states. Charles Spencer on the regicides of King Charles. Sculpture in the Age of Donatello. The artists and scientists of 17th Century Holland. 

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Fighting Common Core, Legalizing Marijuana, and A True Crime Drama

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Takeaway looks at Common Core as students around the U.S. take standardized tests, we explore a federal bill to legalize medical marijuana, and the strange story of Robert Durst.

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Painter and the Philosopher Who Taught Us How to See

Monday, March 16, 2015

Laura Snyder describes the streets, inns, and guildhalls of seventeenth-century Holland, where artists and scientists gathered and invented the modern notion of seeing. 

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WNYC News

The Fun and Dark World of Makeup

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Like her daughter Lena Dunham, photographer Laurie Simmons offers a fresh look at our notions of beauty with her new exhibit at the Jewish Museum.

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WNYC News

Mirrors, from Mosques to the Museum

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The sculpture and drawings of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian are inspired by Persian architecture, the geometric forms in Islamic patterns, and Sufi cosmology.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Tales from The World of News

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender Podcast! 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: The Men's Rights Movement, Ancient Art & Opera Singer Joyce DiDonato

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week. This week: the men's rights movement, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato & turning ancient objects into art!
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The Takeaway

Lessons from Forgotten Bavarian Fairy Tales

Friday, March 13, 2015

A retired teacher in the city of Regensburg, Germany found more than 500 fairytales that had been forgotten for over a century and a half in the city's municipal archive.

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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, March 13, 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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The Takeaway

Beware of False Tales About the Ides of March

Friday, March 13, 2015

The phrase "Beware the Ides of March" was never uttered to warn Julius Caesar about his imminent assassination. 

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On The Media

In the Dust of This Planet

Friday, March 13, 2015

Radiolab host Jad Abumrad explores the philosophy that turned his brother-in-law's book cover into a celebrity fashion statement.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Defining Masculinity, The Ides of March, and Long Lost Fairy Tales

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Takeaway explores masculine identity in the age of feminism, we get the true story about Julius Caesar's death, and we explore a long lost book of fairy tales.

Soundcheck

Unlikely Savior For the Music Industry: Your 12-Year-Old

Thursday, March 12, 2015

As the music industry struggled to keep older buyers and fans, it's discovered that tweens are the ultimate renewable resource —  as long as the artists sort of act their age.

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Studio 360

“The Sculptor”: An Artist Makes a Deal with the Devil

Thursday, March 12, 2015

In Scott McCloud’s new graphic novel, “The Sculptor,” an artist trades his life for a chance at artistic immortality. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Carnegie Hall Perspectives, Ethan Hawke's Piano Lessons

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High-tech assassins. Mezzo-soprano Joyce Di Donato. Ethan Hawke with Seymour Bernstein, a pianist-turned-teacher.Trains carrying crude oil continue to explode. Fracking in China.