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Kris Kardashian Jenner

Monday, November 21, 2011

 Alec talks with Kris Kardashian Jenner, the self-described “momager” of the Kardashian clan.

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Last Chance Foods

Chef Peter Berley's Lasagna of Fall Vegetables, Sage Bechamel, and Gruyere

Monday, November 21, 2011

Try chef Peter Berley's Lasagna of Fall Vegetables, Sage Bechamel, and Gruyerre as a vegetarian main for Thanksgiving.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Pulling off a Veggie, Vegan or Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

Monday, November 21, 2011

Chef Peter Berley offers his advice on making a Thanksgiving meal that appeals to vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free eaters and meat-eaters alike. Try his recipe for Lasagna of Fall Vegetables, Sage Bechamel, and Gruyere here.

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Features

Pennsylvania Catholic Group Protests Wojnarowicz Film outside Brooklyn Museum

Sunday, November 20, 2011

On Sunday, some three dozen people protested the Brooklyn Museum's inclusion of David Wojnarowicz's film "A Fire in My Belly" in the museum's new show Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.

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Features

Sculptures of Canned Goods to Be Dismantled, Donated to Charity

Sunday, November 20, 2011

About 100,000 canned goods — stacked in the shape of shoes, candles and even the Brooklyn Bridge — are on display at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan for one last weekend as part of a design and build competition to bring attention to world hunger.

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Features

And the Winner of the WNYC Pie Contest Is ... Not Me

Friday, November 18, 2011

WNYC

It pains me to say this, but WNYC business editor Charlie Herman took the prize for best pie in this year's pie throwdown.

For another year, the crown of pastry greatness has eluded me. What will it take, judges? WHAT WILL IT TAKE?

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Features

'Crack Pie' Wins Annual WNYC Pie-Off

Friday, November 18, 2011

A Crack Pie made by WNYC Business Editor Charlie Herman won the 2011 WNYC Pie-Off. Second place went to WQXR's Will Jameson for his Streusel "Irish" Apple Pie, and third place went to Tracie Hunt, a local producer for The Takeaway, for her Salted Caramel Apple Pie.

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Features

What's Your Favorite Pie?

Friday, November 18, 2011

WNYC

Here are the entrants for the annual WNYC staff Pie Throwdown, folks. Vote here on which one you like the best.

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Features

I Want to Win the WNYC Staff Pie Contest 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011

WNYC

The annual WNYC staff Pie Throwdown is today and I've got my pie cutter -- and elbows -- sharpened. Yes, I'll say it: "I WANT TO WIN."

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Studio 360

David Cronenberg

Friday, November 18, 2011

David Cronenberg is best known for films like The Fly, The Dead Zone, Dead Ringers and A History of Violence. They can be shocking, violent, and gory — but they’re also unmistakably personal films that make you think while you’re squirming in your seat. Cronenberg’s new film is a straightforward historical drama. ...

Bonus Track: Cronenberg's horror debut

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Thanksgiving Turkey Talk

Friday, November 18, 2011

Farmer Craig Haney and magazine food editor Gabrielle Langholtz discuss raising and roasting turkeys. Get the low-down on what kind of bird to choose and how to keep it moist and delicious.

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Features

Fine Arts Programs Open their Studios to the Public

Friday, November 18, 2011

The arts studios of NYU and Hunter are some of the most competitive in the country. As a result they're usually closed to the public. For one weekend, the studios will be open for visitors to check out the student work in progress.

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Fishko Files

Beethoven Sonatas

Friday, November 18, 2011

This Sunday at the Greene Space, as part of what is being called “Beethoven Awareness Month,” a lineup of pianists will perform a marathon concert of the 32 piano sonatas by Beethoven.  As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, these pieces provide a particular window into the soul of one of our greatest composers. Here is the next Fishko Files…

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Studio 360

Aha Moment: From Proto-Punk to Perception

Friday, November 18, 2011

Larry Rosenblum is a professor of psychology with a focus on perception — he’s written a book about the senses called See What I’m Saying. Rosenblum credits a musical revelation with leading him down that path. Growing up with 1970s prog-rock, he thought that virtuosity and spectacular showmanship were the hallmarks ...

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Studio 360

David Cronenberg & Soviet Art

Friday, November 18, 2011

David Cronenberg tells Kurt Andersen about his new movie, A Dangerous Method, and why Freud was so threatened by Jung. Congress is considering landmark legislation that would make it illegal for sites to host pirated content — say goodbye to all those old music videos on YouTube — and Kurt ...

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Studio 360

Soviet Art in the USA

Friday, November 18, 2011

Why does a country music megastar and all-American guy like Ronnie Dunn — half of what was Nashville’s biggest act, Brooks and Dunn — have a house full of paintings from the Soviet Union? It’s a long story. Twenty years ago, in the fall of 1991, the Soviet Union was being dismantled, and its highly managed art world vanished ...

Slideshow: Soviet Art in the USA

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Studio 360

Our Next Redesign: You Decide

Friday, November 18, 2011

Five years ago, Studio 360 redesigned Christmas. We commissioned the design firm Pentagram to come up with a fresh, 21st century concept for the holiday that could be used — and loved — universally. Since then we've done several other redesigns, including of the rainbow Gay Flag, Valentine's Day, and the Monopoly boardgame.

What do you think we should redesign next?

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Studio 360

Taming the Internet's Wild West

Friday, November 18, 2011

For as long as there's been a World Wide Web, there's been a giant unresolved issue with what’s on it: those millions of songs, videos, TV and movie clips we enjoy for free — somebody owns each one. Now Congress is trying to tame the internet's wild west. This week the House Judiciary Committee held hearings on ...

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Features

Bummer for Bum Bars: Bronx-Made Energy Bars Seek More Shelf Space

Thursday, November 17, 2011

WNYC

The creator of the vegan, gluten-free energy Bum Bar seeks a bigger foothold in a crowded field.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, November 17, 2011

WNYC

An important exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum examines gay identity, street photography gets its due at Laurence Miller, a contemporary artist showcases geometric wood abstractions and a renowned fine food purveyor displays works by video artists. There's lots going down in the city in the coming week.

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