Julia Barton

Julia Barton appears in the following:

Comic-Con 2012: Nerds + Hollywood 4EVR

Friday, July 13, 2012

The annual comics extravaganza Comic-Con International is underway, with 125,000 fans geeking out at the San Diego Convention Center. What started as a swap-meet in 1970 is now the n...


Live in the Studio: Bahamas

Friday, June 29, 2012

Singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen, who records as Bahamas, romanticizes faraway people and places in his music — including the Bahamas, where he’s never set foot. His new album, Barch...

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Julio Salgado: Undocumented and Awkward

Friday, June 29, 2012

Earlier this month, President Obama announcemed that his administration would not deport the 800,000 undocumented immigrants under 30 who arrived here as children. Julio Salgado is ...


Glen Duncan: Talulla Rising

Friday, June 22, 2012

Glen Duncan got strong reviews for his novels, but that didn’t sell his books. Then one New Year’s Eve, he made a drunken resolution to write a book about werewolves. He pulled it of...


Hunting Vampires with Abraham Lincoln

Friday, June 22, 2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter re-imagines the American Civil War with blood-sucking undead lurking around every corner. Vampires insinuate themselves into the slave-holding Confed...

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European Markets Fall, Art Basel Soars

Friday, June 15, 2012

The European economy is teetering this week, but there’s one place in Europe where the good times are rolling: Basel, the site of the continent’s oldest and biggest contemporary art...


The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Friday, June 01, 2012

Across the United Kingdom, streets are lined with Union Jacks in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee — 60 years since she inherited the crown in 1952. But with the Q...

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American Icons: Television's Dallas

Friday, May 25, 2012

Dallas has been off the air for 20 years but it's still considered one of the most successful television shows in history. Next month the cable network TNT will launch a new season of...

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Soviet Art in the USA

Friday, November 18, 2011

Why does a country music megastar and all-American guy like Ronnie Dunn — half of what was Nashville’s biggest act, Brooks and Dunn — have a house full of paintings from the Soviet U...

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American Icons: Television's Dallas

Friday, February 18, 2011

"Dallas" has been off the air for 20 years but it's still considered one of the most successful television shows in history. Studio 360 listener Laura Detre nominated “Dallas” on o...

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Junk Sculptor

Saturday, October 04, 2003

The sculptor and performance artist Ned Schaper has been working with found objects for the last twenty years. He says his kinetic junk-sculptures come together by accident. Produced by Julia Barton.


Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design

Saturday, June 08, 2002

The current exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum examines all kinds of synthetic and organic skins, edges, and membranes. 


Now Playing: Bardo

Saturday, April 20, 2002

A new record put out by American producers and a Russian rock star is finding its audience, despite the fact that the lyrics are complete nonsense.