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Spinning on Air

The Oddly Soulful Folk Songs of Josephine Foster & Victor Herrero

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Josephine Foster sings about temples built with beams of cartilage. Victor Herrero sings in Spanish of doves and horses. David Garland welcomes them to the WNYC Studio.

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On Being

Paulo Coelho — The Alchemy of Pilgrimage

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Paulo Coelho with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Radio Rookies

Father's Day from Radio Rookies: Trying to Do it Right and Not Repeat a Father's Mistakes

Friday, June 13, 2014

When people think about teen parents, they usually picture a young mom. But what about the dads?

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WNYC News

This Is What 7-Year-Olds Dream About

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Giraffes. Jail. Coffee. Kids dream about the darndest things.

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Hammered!

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream

Monday, April 21, 2014

This week we take our aesthetic and thematic cue from Toru Takemitsu's ravishing and otherworldly Quotation of Dream for two pianos and orchestra, and spin a week's worth of piano music that skirts the line between the direct and the subliminal, the real and the dreamlike.    

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Stuff That Dreams (and Nightmares) Are Made Of

Friday, April 11, 2014

On this week's Please Explain, we'll find out what goes on inside our brains as we sleep.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: All Tangled Up

Friday, November 15, 2013

Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents tangled tales by T.C. Boyle, Thomas Meehan, and Jane Austen--in twenty tweets.  Really.

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Operavore

MLK and The Musical Stuff of Dreams

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Martin Luther King knew something about opera – his widow Coretta Scott King studied opera singing in Boston. He also was a master at the musicality of words and speech, writes Fred Plotkin.

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The Takeaway

Decoding Dreams in New Research

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

In a new study published in "Science," researchers were able to describe the images sleeping dreamers saw by reading MRI scans of their brain activity. Though this work is still in the earliest stages, it could lead the way to better understanding not just what we dream about, but also why we dream at all.

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The Takeaway

Scientists Can Now Read Your Dreams, Obama's Budget Coming Up

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Decoding Dreams in New Research | Obama's Budget to Be Announced Wednesday

Soundcheck

Vijay Iyer: Turning Veterans' Dreams Into Music

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Pianist Vijay Iyer, poet Mike Ladd and and Iraq War veteran Maurice Decaul join us for a live performance and discussion about the Harlem Stage-commissioned work Holding It Down: The Veterans’ Dreams Project.

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Soundcheck

Vijay Iyer: Transforming Veterans' Dreams Into Music

Monday, September 17, 2012

The latest collaboration between pianist and composer Vijay Iyer and spoken word artist Mike Ladd delves deep into the psyche of modern-day veterans. "Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project" transforms dreams experienced by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans into poetry and music. 

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Gallerina

Rubin Museum Hosts Pajama Party

Monday, March 07, 2011

WNYC

On Saturday night, more than 80 artsy types in pajamas filed into the Rubin Museum of Art in Chelsea for its first ever adults-only sleepover. The purpose: to see what sorts of dreams the museum's priceless collection of Himalayan art might inspire. WNYC arts critic Carolina Miranda reports she got a restful night's sleep.

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The Takeaway

Fact and Fiction in 'Inception'

Friday, July 16, 2010

Today, the widely anticipated sci-fi thriller "Inception" hits movie theaters nationwide.

Directed by Christopher Nolan of “Memento” and “Dark Knight” fame, it’s been the source of buzz and speculation for months – despite the fact that most of us know only three things about the film:

  1. That it involves dreams or thoughts being stolen
  2. That it has a lot of special effects
  3. That it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Margaret Talbot on nightmares

Monday, November 09, 2009

Margaret Talbot discusses nightmares

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Radio Rookies

Read a Book

Monday, December 01, 2008

Keith Harris had a secret when he started school in the U.S. for the first time: he didn't know how to read and write. 

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Studio 360

Dream Catcher

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz is most famous for his novels about modern Cairo, including Palace Walk, but his latest book isn't exactly fiction. When he was 83 years old, Mahfouz survived a stabbing by Islamic extremists. During his long convalescence, he published accounts of his dreams in ...

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Studio 360

Dreams

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Dreams have always provided rich material for artists, and interpreting dreams can be as fun as interpreting art. This week in Studio 360, Kurt Andersen and the novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni look at artists who use their sleeping hours to gather raw material.

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