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The Brian Lehrer Show

Constitution vs. Politics; Humans of New York; Bill de Blasio

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A new book looks at how the principles of our Constitution interact with our divided government. Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institution explain how our government and governance seem at odds. Then, 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at housing for the middle class. Plus: Brandon Stanton talks about his Humans of New York project; mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio; and a look at Creative Time and the role of art in our cities.

Radiolab

Brain Fodder Vol. 1

Friday, September 28, 2012

A collection of the strange and wonderful things on the minds of Radiolab staffers this week.

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Features

Where Watching The Clock Is Celebrated

Friday, July 13, 2012

If you have time on your hands this summer in NYC, the moments just got more momentous. Contemporary artist Christian Marclay’s celebrated work The Clock will be on view at Lincoln Center’s David Rubinstein‘s Atrium for 20 days — from July 13 to August 1.

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Features

NY Choreographer Shen Wei Brings Street Performance to Times Square

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Wei, who choreographed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, kicked off a world tour of street performances in Times Square on Thursday.

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The Takeaway

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Over the River

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Co-host Celeste Headlee is broadcasting from member station KUVO in Denver, Colorado today and tomorrow, and in southern Colorado, there’s a story that’s been brewing up a storm of opposition. The controversy starts with the work of two well-known artists: Jeanne-Claude and Christo. The pair are most famous for draping fabric over public monuments and natural landscapes, like the famous Gates Project in New York’s Central Park. Jeanne-Claude passed away this past November. Her longtime husband and collaborator is working to finish some of their last projects.  The Over the River Project is one of them.

 

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