Julia Furlan

WNYC Culture Producer

Julia Furlan appears in the following:

Author James Frey Brings a God Complex to the Bronx

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

If you're going to take on books, you might as well start with the good book. At least that's what New York-based author James Frey is doing with his latest novel "The Final Testament of the Holy Bible."

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Tragic Bus Crash Raises Questions of Safety

Monday, March 14, 2011


Two days after a bus crash left 15 passengers dead, questions are being raised about how a lack of safety regulations on small bus carriers may have contributed to tragedy on Interstate 95.

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Intrepid Museum Fights to Land a Space Shuttle in NYC

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon, NASA will announce whether or not the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will receive one of its three shuttles. The Intrepid is one of 21 museums nationwide vyi...


'Black Swan' Becomes 'SWAN!!!' at P.S. 122

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Starting Thursday at Performance Space 122, five actors perform their version of the Hollywood blockbuster film "Black Swan." SWAN!!!"


Celebrating Mardi Gras with King's Cake and Good Luck

Monday, March 07, 2011

For the Mardi Gras lover with a sweet tooth, a slice of King's Cake might be the best way to celebrate.


SITE Festival: Performance Art Fills the Streets of Bushwick

Friday, March 04, 2011

Bushwick's third SITE festival, which celebrates performance art in the neighborhood's myriad art venues, will take place on Saturday and Sunday.


Iranian Theater Festival Takes Over The Brick in Brooklyn

Thursday, March 03, 2011

The Brick is staging 15 plays by Iranian and Iranian-American playwrights that explore a variety of aspects of Persian culture.


Schomburg Center Remembers the Life and Legacy of Betty Allen

Monday, February 28, 2011

In honor of Black History Month, the Schomburg center will celebrate Allen's life and career with music, video and anecdotes.

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Film Scores at the Academy Awards

Friday, February 25, 2011

Film writer and professor Jon Burlingame weighs in on the Best Original Score category of the 83rd annual Academy Awards.


Theater Reviews: 'Diary of a Madman' at BAM

Friday, February 25, 2011

Geoffrey Rush goes bananas—and lets the audience in on it—in Gogol's "Diary of a Madman" at BAM's Harvey theater.

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Theater Reviews: 'Compulsion' at the Public Theater

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

"Compulsion" brings the story of a man obsessed with being remembered to the Public Theater. Written by Rinne Groff and directed by Oskar Eustis.


Bloomberg Philanthropies Offers Funding to NYC Cultural Groups

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

On Tuesday, the Mayor's charitable organization, Bloomberg Philanthropies, announced that it will invite 250 arts organizations to apply for $32 million in funding as part of an "Arts Advancement Initiative."

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Theater Reviews: 'In the Pony Palace/Football' at the Bushwick Starr

Monday, February 14, 2011

"The Pony Palace/Football" at the Bushwick Starr brings audiences back to high school.


Awarding Classical Music

Friday, February 11, 2011

In advance of this Sunday's Grammy Awards, previous winner Sharon Isbin and Sedgwick Clark, editor of Musical America, weigh in on the importance of awards in classical music.

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Susan Sarandon's Famous (and Some Forgotten) Roles at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Thursday, February 10, 2011

From Thursday through Sunday, BAM hosts a 13-film series featuring Sarandon, with some films followed by question-and-answer sessions.


Museum of the City of New York Celebrates the Apollo Theater

Monday, February 07, 2011

A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York tells the story of the Apollo theater's 77-year history with memorabilia.

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Docu-Operas Bring Real Lives to the Stage

Friday, February 04, 2011

Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette weighs in on the real lives and events in docu-operas.


'Street View' Technology Goes Artsy With Google's New Art Project

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

On Tuesday, Google launched its "Art Project," which lets online users tour 16 museums worldwide, including three in New York: the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Frick Collection.

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The "Glee" Effect

Friday, January 28, 2011

Kerry Nolan talks to P.S. 22's Gregg Breinberg and Sanford Sardo of Calhoun High School about the growing popularity of choral music.

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Artist Transforms FBI Files Into Short Films

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Artist Jenny Perlin uses film to take a peek into one of New York City's most notorious trials.