Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

Binary Code as Art: Ryoji Ikeda at the Park Avenue Armory

Thursday, May 19, 2011

A new installation by the Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda opens at the Park Avenue Armory on Friday. The audio-visual work, which looks like visual math, uses data from NASA and the Human...


And the Obie Award Goes To...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway shows got the spotlight on Monday night at the 56th Annual Obie Awards. A star-studded group of hosts and presenters gave out the awards. Click here ...

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Talk to Me: Wole Soyinka Lectures on Freedom, Myths and Metaphors at the New York Public Library

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Listen to the Nigerian author's "Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture" talk here.


Ready the Remote: TV Networks Announce Fall Lineups

Monday, May 16, 2011

From a Cee-Lo Green performance to a sushi bar as long as a school bus, the city is expecting its share of West Coast glitz this week as TV networks try to court advertisers. Even if ...


Museums Reach Out to Artists With Special Needs

Sunday, May 15, 2011

On select Sundays, the Queens Museum of Art opens up its studios to adults with varying physical, emotional and cognitive abilities as part of its ArtAccess program. On Wednesdays i...


Kerouac's Harmonica, Malcolm X's Briefcase, Shelley's Locks on View at the New York Public Library

Friday, May 13, 2011

Beginning on Saturday, visitors can get up close and personal to 250 bizarre and rare artifacts at the New York Public Library — from a 4,300-year-old Sumerian tablet to Virginia Woolf's cane.


Celebrate Brooklyn! Dance Parties Kick Off City's Summer Outdoor Music Season

Thursday, May 12, 2011

On Thursday night, a new concert series kicks off in Brooklyn Bridge Park, which involves three free nights of what looks to be rockin' (and raucous) public dance parties.


The Producers of 'Spider-Man' Turn On the Lights

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The latest revamped iteration of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" re-opens for previews on Thursday.


An 'Unreal' Statue Arrives in Madison Square Park

Thursday, May 05, 2011

PHOTOS. A new sculpture in Madison Square Park had its opening on Thursday. Many visitors to the park felt that the piece, by Barcelona artist Jaume Plensa, was "unreal." See for yourself here.

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City Ballet and Dancers Settle Union Contract

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

After a marathon 12-hour session, the union representing dancers and orchestra members at the New York City Ballet and the company's management have settled their contract.


Old City, New Ideas: The Festival of Ideas Kicks off on the Lower East Side

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Beginning on Wednesday, new ideas are coming to New York City. The Festival of Ideas for the New City pairs workshops and lectures about everything from sustainability to urban plann...

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Year-Round, 365 Days of Print Turns Headlines to Art

Monday, May 02, 2011

Today's bold headlines about the death of Osama Bin Laden became art at 365 Days of Print. Using what they call "endangered print media," artists turn the news into mixed media, painting, photography and video art.

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East Village Says Goodbye to 1984 at the Pyramid Club

Friday, April 29, 2011

For 18 years, fans of '80s music have flocked to the storied Pyramid Club on Avenue A nearly every Friday to enjoy songs by artists from the Smiths to Cyndi Lauper spun by the par...


No Contract, No Dancing? City Ballet Fails to Reach Agreement with Dancers

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Contract negotiations between the union representing dancers at the New York City Ballet and the company's management are "headed for disaster," according to the American Guild of Musical Artists.

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Signs of Spring: Bring on the Food Trucks

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

After a wet, chilly start to spring, New Yorkers are ready to revel in something they love: food trucks. Click here to listen to an audio montage and see a slideshow of food trucker...

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Toasting the Royal Wedding from Sunrise to Sundown

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Royal flair comes to New York City for the royal nupitals between Prince William and bride-to-be Kate Middleton.

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Tribeca Film Festival: 'The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye'

Monday, April 25, 2011

The WNYC Culture team asked five New York filmmakers showing their work at this year's Tribeca Film Festival five questions about their life and work. Click here to see our interv...


Just In Time for Earth Day, the Big Green Theater Festival Hopes to Make Bushwick Greener

Friday, April 22, 2011

Bushwick has some of the lowest recycling rates in the city. Residents are hoping to change that with education and theater.


The Art of Moving Boxes

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Take a look at what was said in Union Square Thursday as Brooklyn-based artist Arielle Falk presented her project "De-INHIBITIONATORS."


Art and Science Meet in the Name of Wonder at NYU

Friday, April 15, 2011

For nearly 12 hours on Saturday, the stage of the Cantor Film Center at New York University will be populated by neurobiologists, perfume critics, photographers and musicians who are ...