Josh Rogosin

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Listener Challenge: Odes to Idols

Friday, May 04, 2012

Inspired by Tracy K. Smith’s collection Life on Mars, we want your poem about the star who captured your imagination — as a teenager or now. This week, we feature an entry in tribute ...

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Aha Moment: Karim Rashid

Friday, April 20, 2012

The industrial designer Karim Rashid has 3,000 designs in production — including the Umbra “Oh Chair,” the Bobble Water Bottle, and the “Garbo” trash can — many featuring his signatur...

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Enter Kimbra

Friday, March 23, 2012

This year’s South by Southwest Music Festival featured 2,000 singer-songwriters, bands, rappers, and DJs, among them Kimbra. A 21-year-old from New Zealand (born Kimbra Johnson), she ...

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Hunt Slonem's Artist Aviary

Friday, February 24, 2012

Manhattan’s West Side has plenty of artist studios, but none quite like Hunt Slonem’s. Kurt Andersen recently dropped by the artist’s eccentric space, which is housed on the third f...

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Prison Art: Letters From Inside

Monday, February 13, 2012

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My sister, a psychiatrist, has been collecting the work of untrained artists for as long as I can remember, and travels to New York every January for the Outsider Art Fair. This ...
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Big Dance at the Park Avenue Armory

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

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The first thing you notice walking into Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory is its awesome scale.  In a city where every nook and cranny seems to be spoken for, the 55,000 square foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall looks like it might have landed from outer space.  Completed in 1881, ...

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St. Vincent: Queen of Indie Rock

Friday, November 04, 2011

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Last night, New York City’s famed Webster Hall played host to the second-to-last stop on St. Vincent's sold-out North American tour.  Her 80-minute set was dominated by songs off her...
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Hipster Halloween: Canine Edition

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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An estimated 500 canines and 3,000 humans gathered in New York City's oldest dog run last weekend for the 21st annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. This year’s attendees inc...
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Björk’s Biophilia

Friday, October 14, 2011

For the last two decades, Björk has pushed every boundary she could find, making just about the weirdest pop music that can still be considered pop music. She’s made beautiful, soul...

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Jon Brion Makes the Rounds

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

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Before I left Los Angeles for New York City, one of the cultural experiences I was encouraged — no actually commanded — to experience by the culturally elite of my friends, was a Jon Brion show at the Largo.  (He had an ongoing residency at ...

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Wesley Stace Becomes John Wesley Harding

Friday, September 30, 2011

Wesley is a talented man. His third novel (under his given name, Wesley Stace) came out this year, a crime story called Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer. Under the stage name...

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Wish You Were Here: Shel Silverstein Shelebration

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

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Lou Reed, Laurie Andersen, Dan Zanes, Suzanne Vega, and others gathered in New York’s Central Park to salute Shel Silverstein — the poet and the songwriter — in a SummerStage conce...
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Sleep No More

Friday, June 10, 2011

Sleep No More may be the most unusual, fantastical take on Macbeth ever produced.  The London-based theater company Punchdrunk has transformed 100,000 square feet of New York City war...

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Aha Moment: Designer Karim Rashid

Friday, May 20, 2011

Industrial designer Karim Rashid creates ordinary household objects known the world over: he has more than 3000 in production, including the Umbra “Oh Chair” and the Bobble Water Bottle which filters water as you drink.  He found his calling early, when his family crossed ...

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Live from L.A., for the Michael Jackson Memorial Service

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Josh Rogosin, an independent public radio producer, has been staked out at the Staples Center in Los Angeles since way before the dawn. He's been talking to fans and mourners who have...

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The King of Pop: In Memoriam

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Michael Jackson will be laid to rest this morning in Los Angeles in a private ceremony in the Hollywood Hills. The funeral is for family and friends only, but at LA's Staples Center t...

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