Cultural Institutions

Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

A 'Lively' Rant on Popular Film, McCarthyism, and Genre Fiction

Friday, February 22, 2013


The writer, critic, editor, filmmaker, television pioneer, and broadcaster Gilbert Seldes comments on censorship, a favorite topic, in this 1953 broadcast of The Lively Arts

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The Brian Lehrer Show

McQueen at the Met

Friday, July 29, 2011

Andrew Bolton, curator of The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses the Met's popular exhibition of the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen's work and McQueen's contribution to art and fashion.

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Growing Gracefully Grayer in Gotham

Tuesday, April 05, 2011


The city's elderly population is expected to grow by 50 percent over the next 20 years — and the city is trying to soften some of the edges of the urban environment to help seniors not only live longer but also more easily.