Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

World Cup: Hangover Edition

Monday, July 12, 2010

The day after Spain won the World Cup title over the Netherlands in a 1-0 victory, the city's soccer bars were quiet.  Instead of beer, clients and bartenders sipped ice water and coffee, looking tired.


The World Cup Final: Where to Watch

Thursday, July 08, 2010

The beer orders are in. The flags are hung. The Spanish and Dutch sides are set to meet for the final game of the World Cup.

And the city's bars, restaurants and residents are prepared for mayhem.


Risk-Taking Theater in Risky Times

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Far from the jazz hands and high kicks of Broadway, two stalwart downtown theater festivals open this week with productions that range from Wagner's Ring Cycle to the predictions of Nostradamus.


What Harlem Wants, the Maysles Cinema Gets

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

From rooftop films to free concerts in nearly every park, New York offers a bounty of reasons to leave the buzz of your apartment’s air conditioning this summer. One small, 55-person movie theater adds to the mix by bringing a wide range of documentaries and classic cinema to Harlem.


Portugal vs. Brazil: Sharing the Language (of Soccer)

Friday, June 25, 2010

From baby dolls in storefronts to the corner Walgreen’s drug store – you name it and it was covered in a flag this morning in Newark’s Ironbound district.

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Ke$ha Concert Canceled

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rising pop star Ke$ha was slated to perform at the South Street Seaport later this summer, but the concert was canceled by Seaport property managers, General Growth Properties.


Forget the Popcorn: The Fourth Annual New York Food Film Festival

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

It's happened before – the shot of the steaming stir fry, a close-up of a succulent meatball, bird's eye view of a juicy slice of pie.  You're at the movies and, bam, you’re starving.


MadeHERE Asks Artists How They Survive

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

It's never been easy to be a working artist. Now, a web-based project called MadeHERE asks how forty New York performing artists manage to pay rent, raise families and make art.


Exercising Your Inner Cinephile: Film Festivals Take Over

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Film festivals in New York are like multiple roommates. In a studio apartment. Living on top of each other.


Posing With Miranda July: "Eleven Heavy Things" in Union Square Park

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

If all goes well, you're going to take a lot of pictures this summer.  Artist and filmmaker Miranda July would like to help you out.


Central Park Summerstage: Closer Than You Think

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Free concerts in the summer contain all the elements of complete mayhem, and the Summerstage series in Central Park is no exception.


Amiri Baraka at the Poetry Project

Thursday, May 27, 2010

At 76, Amiri Baraka still speaks his mind and ruffles feathers.

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At the Short Film Slam, the Audience Decides

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Forget Cannes. At the final round of the Short Film Slam series, eight films battle it out for audience approval -- and the top prizes.


'The Kid' Opens Off-Broadway

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

From centaur fetishists to adults who pretend to be babies, sex advice columnist  Dan Savage has heard just about everything about people's private lives.


Talk to Me: Patti Smith Chats with Jonathan Lethem

Friday, May 07, 2010

Patti Smith spoke with Jonathan Lethem about writing, CBGB, and New York nostalgia for the PEN World Voice Festival. Listen to their conversation and Smith's song about William Blake.


Talk to Me: Utopia and Dystopia at PEN

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Russian poet Inga Kuznetsova, Israeli writer Eshkol Nevo, Polish writer Andrzej Stasiuk and New York's own Jonathan Lethem talked about utopia and dystopia for the PEN World Voice Fes...


Animal Collective and Danny Perez's "Oddsac"

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Animal Collective partnered with video artist Danny Perez to release a "visual album," Oddsac. 

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PEN World Voices Festival: Women Sex and Fiction

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The PEN World Voices Festival kicked off with a panel about women and fiction in translation that addressed big, messy topics... that are impossible to put to rest.


Tribeca Film Festival: Faking It

Friday, April 23, 2010

In one corner: you and your ragged, exhausted self. 

In the other corner: The Tribeca Film Festival

We say: skip the fight, have a drink, and use our handy review rundown to make everyone think you actually went.

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart AM JAMZ

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Bassist Alex Naidus of the Brooklyn indie-pop shared three of his favorite commuting songs. What are yours?

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