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Studio 360

Hey, Let's Put on a Show!

Friday, October 19, 2007

The Extraordinaires are a punk band from Philadelphia. Last summer they got an idea in their heads to do a musical. They didn’t have a budget, or any experience in musical theater... and they had only 8 weeks to learn. Jesse Dukes found out if they ...

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Tendues and Torque

Friday, October 19, 2007

Ken Laws was in his early 40s when he decided he wanted to study ballet. Laws taught college physics, and when he had to shift his center of gravity to perform a simple pose at the barre, he immediately connected the dots between physical principles and

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Bonus Track: "Seeds of Jealousy"

Friday, October 19, 2007

"Seeds of Jealousy" from The Extraordinaires' Ribbons of War.

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Sharon Jones

Friday, October 05, 2007

Their 1960s soul sound is uncanny, but don’t be fooled: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are making brand-new music. Jones, 51, held down a string of jobs (including as a corrections officer on New York’s Riker’s Island) waiting for her big break. Now it’s here. Jones and ...

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Laika's Dream

Friday, October 05, 2007

A month after Sputnik went up, the Soviets launched Sputnik 2, with a very famous passenger: Laika, a mutt from the streets of Moscow. She never made it home. The writer John Haskell has this tribute, part fact and part fiction, to the canine cosmonaut. Produced by ...

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Encore: Iphigenia 2.0

Friday, September 28, 2007

A soldier (performed by Will Fowler) has this to say to his enemy in Iphigenia 2.0 by Charles Mee.

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Charles Mee

Friday, September 28, 2007

Would you sacrifice one person if it would save thousands of lives? Kurt talks with playwright Charles Mee about his powerful update of Euripides’ 2400-year-old play, Iphigenia at Aulis. We hear scenes performed especially for Studio 360 from the current production at New York’s

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Meshell Ndegeocello

Friday, September 21, 2007

Singer, songwriter, bass virtuoso, and bandleader Meshell Ndegeocello visited the studio in 2005, after Dance of the Infidel came out. Ave Carrillo couldn’t wait to interview her. But Meshell hates being interviewed, and Ave found out why.

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West Side Story

Friday, September 21, 2007

West Side Story

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: "Rushmore"

Friday, September 14, 2007

Erik Friedlander performs "Rushmore" in Studio 360.

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My Nature Documentary

Friday, August 31, 2007

The writer Jack Handey has been watching a lot of wildlife shows on TV. And he has some ideas to use show business techniques to help us better appreciate the wonders of nature.

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BONUS TRACK: Waiting for the Kill

Friday, August 24, 2007

Elizabeth and the Catapult perform "Waiting for the Kill" live at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

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Fiona Does Fringe

Friday, August 24, 2007

When Kurt visited Scotland earlier this month, he was overwhelmed by the literally thousands of theater performances to choose from at Edinburgh’s Fringe Fest. Cultural correspondent Fiona Chutney came to the rescue, sort of. (Chutney is the creation of actress Iris Bahr, who is in ...

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Live in Aspen

Friday, August 24, 2007

Studio 360’s live show from the Aspen Ideas Festival gets started with New York up-and-comers Elizabeth and the Catapult performing "Perfectly Perfect."

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Anna Deavere Smith

Friday, August 24, 2007

Anna Deavere Smith is best known for playing the national security advisor on The West Wing but she’s also a theater pioneer –- writing and performing plays based on hundreds of interviews with real people. On stage at the Aspen Ideas Festival, ...

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Elizabeth and the Catapult

Friday, August 24, 2007

At the Aspen Ideas Festival, vocalist and pianist Elizabeth Ziman and her band the Catapult prove their unique brand of New York City pop sounds great at any altitude.

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"Boat of Car"

Friday, July 27, 2007

Written and performed by They Might Be Giants.

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"Idlewild"

Friday, July 27, 2007

Written and performed by They Might Be Giants.

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"Metal Detector"

Friday, July 27, 2007

Written and performed by They Might Be Giants.

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"Caroline, No"

Friday, July 27, 2007

Written by Brian Wilson, performed by They Might Be Giants.

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