Harry Allen

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Glass Lab on Governor's Island

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the studio glass movement in the United States, and to celebrate, the Corning Museum of Glass has built a mobile Glass Lab, which is traveling around the country giving free glassblowing demonstrations and working with designers to create unique forms in glass. This month it's been at Governors Island, working with designers from the Cooper-Hewitt exhibit there. Master glassblower Eric Meek and with designer Harry Allen tell us about the program and about how to blow glass.

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Palestinian Hip Hop

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

American teens weren't the only kids inspired by hip hop of the late '80s and 1990s. Young Palestinians took lessons from the Fresh Prince's playful rhymes and Tupac's depictions of violence and power. We talk with Harry Allen about the emergence of Palestinian rap and a new documentary called "Sling ...

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It Was a Very Good Year (for MCs)

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

From Public Enemy’s "It Takes a Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back" to DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince’s "He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper," many of hip-hop’s seminal albums were released in 1988. They spawned subgenres that erupted in the 1990s -- and endure today. We ask ...

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The Anthem, With Soul

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's stirring-yet-funky performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 1983 NBA All-Star Game. Journalist and radio host Harry Allen joins us for a look back at a historic moment for the national anthem and for a gifted, but troubled, singer. And, Bruce ...

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