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Studio 360

Bonus Track:
"A Light in the Dark"

Friday, April 30, 2010

Kurt talks with Alice Ripley and J. Robert Spencer (who plays Diana's husband, Dan) about the characters' complicated relationship. They perform the song live in the studio.

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Studio 360

Next to Normal

Friday, April 30, 2010

The sleeper Broadway hit about a mother with bipolar disorder and her family recently won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Kurt talks with its star, Alice Ripley, and composer Tom Kitt.

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Studio 360

Extreme Action Hero

Friday, April 30, 2010

On site at her dance laboratory in Brooklyn, Elizabeth Streb tells Kurt about the genesis of her "extreme choreography." She says it started in her childhood, hunting and fishing with her father. Her new book is called, Streb: How to Become an Extreme Action ...

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Studio 360

Bonus Track: Ana Tijoux

Friday, April 02, 2010

Meet the Chilean rapper who's making her American debut this month with the autobiographical album, 1977.

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Studio 360

Marina Abramovic

Friday, April 02, 2010

The self-described "grandmother of performance art" is at the center of the retrospective show "Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present" at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Her new project? Sitting silently in the museum's atrium all day, everyday, for three months. Kerrie ...

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Studio 360

Laura Linney

Friday, March 26, 2010

Laura Linney starred in the indie film gems, "You Can Count on Me," and "The Savages," but her first love is the theater. This weekend she wraps up her Broadway appearance as an injured war photographer in Donald Margulies's "Time Stands Still." ...

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Studio 360

The Chieftains

Friday, March 12, 2010

After forty-eight years making music together, the Chieftains are always on the lookout for surprising collaborations. On their latest album, San Patricio, they mix it up with the finest Mexican folk musicians as well as Ry Cooder and Linda Ronstadt to tell ...

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Studio 360

My Speech to the Martians

Friday, March 12, 2010

Jack Handey is a pro when it comes to interplanetary relations. In this essay from his collection What I’d Say to the Martians: And Other Veiled Threats, the humorist has some tough love for our enemies.

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Studio 360

Everything's Better in 3-D

Friday, March 05, 2010

We proudly present "sneak previews" of 3-D movies in development - we wish! Studio 360's Eric Molinsky produced this satire.

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Studio 360

Alec Baldwin Gets the Keys

Friday, March 05, 2010

Alec Baldwin will be co-hosting the Oscars this weekend. What gig could top that? Guest-hosting Studio 360, of course. Kurt calls Alec to ask him to host it the weekend of March 27-28, 2010.

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Studio 360

Precious

Friday, March 05, 2010

In the film, "Precious," the heroine fantasizes about escaping the horrors of her life as an abused teenager and walking down a red carpet. Now the actress who plays her, newcomer Gabourey Sidibe, gets to walk down that red carpet for real — she's up ...

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Judith Thurman on the work of Marina Abramovic

Monday, March 01, 2010

Judith Thurman on the work of Marina Abramovic.

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Studio 360

Bonus Track: "Crying Blood"

Friday, February 26, 2010

V.V. Brown performs the track from her album, Travelling Like The Light, live in Studio 360.

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Studio 360

V.V. Brown

Friday, February 26, 2010

British singer-songwriter V.V. Brown mixes pop, soul, rock, punk, and hip-hop to create a seasoned sound that belies her age: twenty-six. She stops by Studio 360 with her band for an acoustic performance of songs off her new record, Travelling Like the Light.

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Studio 360

The Art of Conversation

Friday, February 26, 2010

The Guggenheim Museum's walls are bare at the moment to make room for a piece by conceptual artist Tino Sehgal called "This Progress." Kurt talks with Sehgal about the work: a series of four improvised conversations the visitor experiences along the building's famous ...

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Whitney Biennial 2010

WhiBi Conversations: What Makes a Good Performance?

Monday, February 22, 2010

Vallejo Gantner suffers from performance envy. He directs a downtown theater, P.S. 122, and he's not all that happy that the museum world has become the "new cool" for seeing live art.

But is any of that art ... any good?

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Performance Club

Performance Club: What We Saw at the Armory

Monday, February 22, 2010

There's nothing like debating the nuances of a show beneath the moldering head of a taxidermied wolverine.

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Studio 360

Aziz Ansari

Friday, February 12, 2010

He's the obnoxious comedian Randy in the Adam Sandler movie, "Funny People," and the weaselly civil servant Tom Haverford on the sitcom, "Parks and Recreation." Comic Aziz Ansari tells Kurt about the perils of stand-up comedy and his new DVD, "Intimate Moments ...

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Features

Dream Interpretation: Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd Tell War Stories

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Your dreams can be part of a new song-cycle, devoted to stories about war. Contribute here.

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Studio 360

Bonus Track: "Honeybee"

Friday, January 22, 2010

Zee Avi performs the track from her debut album, Zee Avi, live in Studio 360.

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