Saturday, March 16, 2002
Years of detective work by music scholar Helga Thoene revealed secret messages in the solo violin music of Johann Sebastian Bach. On the album, Morimur, violinist Christoph Poppen and the Hilliard Ensemble interweave the newly discovered melodies with the existing violin music — with controversial results.
Saturday, March 09, 2002
Kurt Andersen and poet and playwright Sarah Jones talk about how artists identify with their subjects.
Jones is also a spoken word performer and actor. She's performed her award-winning solo shows Surface Transit and Women Can't Wait around the world, including at the UN's International Conference on Women's Rights in ...
Saturday, February 09, 2002
Kurt Andersen talks with playwright Eric Bogosian about art conceived and created under the influence of all kinds of substances.
Bogosian is the author of the plays Talk Radio, SubUrbia, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead, and Wake Up and Smell the Coffee. His ...
Saturday, December 29, 2001
Kurt Andersen and performance artist Karen Finley talk about expressing closeness through art and the intimate contortions artists choose to put themselves through.
Finley is the author of six books, including A Different Kind of Intimacy. She's just edited the anthology Aroused: A Collection of Erotic Writing and she's directing ...
Saturday, November 24, 2001
Kurt Andersen and special guest Teller, half of the magic and comedy team Penn & Teller, talk about the artistic urge to create, keep, and reveal secrets. For the last 25 years, with his comedy and magic partner Penn Jillette, Teller has been the team's silent foil. He never talks during ...