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Rite of Spring Fever: A Q2 Music Centennial Marathon

Monday, May 13, 2013

On Wednesday, May 29, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the infamous premiere of The Rite of Spring, Q2 Music presents Rite of Spring Fever—a 24-hour marathon of contrasting interpretations of Stravinsky's masterpiece.

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New York Now

The Rite of Spring Goes Solo

Monday, May 13, 2013

On Wednesday, pianist Vicky Chow celebrated the centennial of the premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring with a live performance from The Greene Space. Watch the full event.

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Fishko Files

The Idea of Motion

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

A new novel by Robert Seidman has me thinking about Edward Muybridge, the Apioneering 19th century photographer obsessed with capturing movement on film

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Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - Ethan Iverson

Friday, December 28, 2012

Ethan Iverson and his band The Bad Plus re-interpreted Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring nearly 100 years after its premiere.  We talked to Iverson about the piece for our special program "Culture Shock 1913," and our conversation turned into its own podcast!

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Operavore

Paris's Théâtre des Champs-Élysées Stays Cutting Edge

Friday, December 07, 2012

"This Art Deco theater is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places in Paris to attend a performance," writes Fred Plotkin. And it is a good thing that it was not destroyed during a famous 1913 riot.

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Fishko Files

Culture Shock 1913

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

What a year was 1913! In an exhibition in a New York Armory, Cubism and abstraction were revealed to the American public for the first time. In Vienna, audience members at a concert of atonal music by Schoenberg and others broke out into a near-riot. And in Paris, Stravinsky and Nijinsky’s new ballet The Rite of Spring burst on stage with famously inflammatory results.

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Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - The Ascent of Poetry

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

    CULTURE SHOCK 1913, our radio special on the landmark year 1913, starts airing December 6th, with other dates to follow. Our related four-part podcast series continues today with its third installment: "The Ascent of Poetry." 1913 marked a moment when a new type of verse emerged and set off a poetry fad in the United States.

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    VIDEO - Culture Shock 1913 - Touring MoMA for Masterpieces from 1913

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

    WNYC's Sara Fishko gets a private tour of some of the paintings and sculptures from 1913 in MoMA's collection, some on display and others unearthed from a storage closet. Her guide is Ann Temkin, the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art.

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    The Greene Space

    Take a Look Back at the Landmark Cultural Year of 1913 with Sara Fishko

    Thursday, November 15, 2012

    As 2013 approaches, join us for a look back at the landmark cultural year of 1913 – when shock was the norm. See the images and hear the sounds of Modernism in this sneak preview of a new radio special produced and hosted by WNYC’s Sara Fishko

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    Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - Milton Brown

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012

    CULTURE SHOCK 1913, our radio special on the landmark year 1913, starts airing December 6th, with other dates to follow. Our related four-part podcast series continues today with its second installment, featuring a rare archival interview with Armory Show expert Milton Brown.

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    VIDEO - Culture Shock 1913 - A Brief Tour of the Davies' Collection

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012

    Niles Davies is the last living descendant of Arthur B. Davies, one of three artists who were largely responsible for conceiving and producing the notorious Armory Show of 1913 that introduced Cubism to America for the first time. Sara Fishko visits Niles Davies' farmhouse and gets a tour of his unique art collection scattered around his home.

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    Culture Shock 1913: Program Information

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012

    “1913 is the moment where Modernism really comes into the open.  This is where it all bubbles to the surface, and the great public adventure of 20th century music and art really begins.” – Alex Ross, New Yorker music critic

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    Fishko Files

    Visit the Culture Shock 1913 Tumblr

    Thursday, November 01, 2012

    Culture Shock 1913 has a Tumblr with 1913-related tidbits. Take a look!

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    Watch our 1913 Videos

    Thursday, November 01, 2012

    Videos with Sara Fishko and guests for "Culture Shock 1913"

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    Culture Shock 1913: Podcast Series

    Thursday, November 01, 2012

    Listen to our 1913 podcast series!

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