Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

How to make space for fun in life

Monday, December 26, 2022

NPR's Julia Furlan talks with Catherine Price, author of "The Power of Fun" for an episode of Life Kit about differentiating between true and fake fun and creating more fun in life.


“No Call Goes Unanswered”: A Lifeline in Wyoming

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

As the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline becomes a 3-digit number, 988, I visit a call center in Wyoming, which had the highest suicide rate per capita in the US in 2020.


22 tips for 2022: To listen better, try — you guessed it — not talking

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

If you want to be a better listener, the first step is to stop talking.


Life Kit: Steps To Make Receiving Feedback Easier

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Getting feedback at work can be stressful. Luckily, NPR's Life Kit has tips to make the process less intimidating.


VIDEO: Priya Krishna And Her Mom Explore 'Indian-ish' Food

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Food writer Priya Krishna and her mother, Ritu Krishna, discuss influences on their Indian cooking. They explore assimilation through food and why recipes like dal represent comfort for their family.


An Immigrant Family Navigates Generational Trauma

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Colette Baptiste-Mombo and her family moved to an all-white suburb at the height of the civil rights era. She shares how racist attacks changed her life, and how she deals with generational trauma.


As Temporary Protected Status Shifts, One Activist Deals With Uncertainty

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

César Magaña Linares is a temporary protected status, or TPS, holder from El Salvador. As an activist and law student, he's redefining what it means to be an immigrant, beyond the headlines.


Life Kit: Gift-Giving Tips For A Remote Holiday Season

Sunday, December 06, 2020

NPR's Life Kit provides some advice on gift-giving for this mostly remote holiday season.


Are The Holidays Stressful In Your Family? We Want To Hear From You

Friday, September 27, 2019

Spending time with your family over the holidays can be like walking on eggshells. Life Kit is talking with a family therapist for advice, and we want to hear your stories.


Send Us Your Most Awkward Holiday Workplace Questions

Monday, September 23, 2019

The holidays at work can mean boozy parties, end-of-year bonus disasters and a whole lot of sugary baked goods. If you have questions about getting through the season, we want to hear from you.


How Do You Make Friends As An Adult? Tell Us Your Story

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

NPR's Life Kit wants to hear from you about friendships, how to do it right and what makes grown-up friendships so dang difficult.


The Soundcheck Guide To Brazil: Indie Music From São Paulo To Rio

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Soundcheck continues its series exploring the vast musical landscape of Brazil, this year's World Cup host. Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed audio editor and São Paulo native, helps us scratch...


Soundcheck: Bold Sounds From São Paulo

Monday, February 04, 2013

A look (and listen) at emerging artists from São Paulo's independent music scene, a vibrant and exciting music community inside the vast metropolis.

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Prayer Before Politics for City's Nuns

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Prayer isn't the only thing on the minds of nuns in New York City. Last week, a letter from the Vatican condemned the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the organization that oversees most of the United States' nuns, for radical feminist ideas and pushing an agenda that backs the ordination of women.


Independent Theaters Band Together to Raise Funds

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

New York's independent theater community has decided to nickel and dime their way to financial stability.

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Maurice Sendak Curates Hannukah Lamp Show at the Jewish Museum

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

A collection of Hannukah lamps from four continents chosen by illustrator and author Maurice Sendak is on view now at the Jewish Museum. Check out images of the lamps here.


NYC Galleries Show Ai Weiwei's Work while Donations in China Pour In

Monday, November 07, 2011

In New York, two galleries have turned their gaze to the work of the controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Meanwhile, from his home in Beijing, the artist has received more than $...

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Downtown Brooklyn Celebrates the New Africa with Djembes and Digital Beats

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The celebration of contemporary African music, called Afrika21: The Showcase, is an unofficial CMJ Music Marathon showcase featuring DJ's and musicians from Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa.

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Gig Alert: Radiation City

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Portland band Radiation City brings its nostalgia-soaked tunes to the Living Room as part of the CMJ Music Festival.


Gig Alert: Jonquil

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Jonquil plays sunny major chords and skipping, multi-instrumental tracks from its album One Hundred Suns as part of the CMJ music conference on Tuesday.