Julia Lowrie Henderson

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Rap Lyrics Take the Stand

Friday, April 04, 2014

Next month, a 23-year-old aspiring rapper Twain Gotti will stand trial for a double murder. What led police to Steward was not a gun or a fingerprint, but the lyrics in a song called “Ride Out." 

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Live In-Studio: The War on Drugs

Friday, March 21, 2014

Back in 2005, a young musician named Adam Granduciel moved to Philadelphia to join the music scene there. “I was like an extreme hobbyist,” he remembers, never thinking a career in ...

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Superheroes are a Boys’ Club in Hollywood

Friday, March 21, 2014

Superhero movies are so lucrative these days that characters who were once on the b-list — Thor, Captain America, Wolverine — are getting their own franchises. Meanwhile, women are s...

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Public Radio Bracket: Help Studio 360 Go All The Way

Monday, March 17, 2014

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March Madness is here and KPCC in Los Angeles has made its own bracket. Instead of college basketball teams going head-to-head, it’s all your favorite public radio shows facing-off ...
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Make This Scary Short Screenplay

Monday, March 17, 2014

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We dared you to spook the master of scare himself, filmmaker Wes Craven. We got more than 300 gruesome and convention-busting 30-second short films. And one totally genre-defying scr...
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Wes Craven’s Winner: Scary Short Film Fest

Friday, March 14, 2014

We asked you to create 30-second horror films. Our judge, the filmmaker Wes Craven, gave you the theme “young genius.” We got more than 300 movies — here's the winner.

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Harold Budd Isn’t Afraid to Make Pretty Music

Friday, March 07, 2014

At 77, Harold Budd’s career has taken him from bebop to avant-garde minimalism to the lush, atmospheric soundscapes for which he’s become famous. Critics call Budd “the godfather of...

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Tarell Alvin McCraney Rewrites History

Friday, February 28, 2014

For a new production of Antony and Cleopatra, Tarell Alvin McCraney wanted his audiences to have more immediate access to the colonial background of the story, so he took it out of R...

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St. Vincent Becomes St. Vincent

Friday, February 14, 2014

“I was reading Miles Davis’ autobiography and in it he talks about how the hardest thing for any musician to do is to sound like yourself,” the indie singer-songwriter says. “And I th...

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Skating in Sochi: Music Gets Low Scores

Friday, February 14, 2014

As the Olympic figure skaters in Sochi push the boundaries of what’s physically possible on ice, the music they use in competition remains stuck in a deep rut: a narrow band of Roma...

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Live In-Studio: Neneh Cherry’s Soul Punk Project

Friday, February 07, 2014

Neneh Cherry has floated between underground acclaim and pop stardom. She has the life of a musical Zelig: raised by jazz great Don Cherry among cultural luminaries like Allen Ginsber...

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A Final Visit with Pete Seeger

Friday, January 31, 2014

Pete Seeger was a giant, and barely a singer-songwriter has touched a guitar who doesn't owe him a musical debt. He died this week, at age 94. In 2010, Kurt Andersen went to Seeger'...

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Beyond Koyaanisqatsi: A New Film from Godfrey Reggio

Friday, January 31, 2014

Godfrey Reggio’s films “are like a cat that barks. They’re unusual, the names of the films are off the wall,” he tells Kurt Andersen. Most people know Reggio for the 1982 film Koyaa...

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Carl Zimmer on Giant Sandworms

Friday, January 24, 2014

The science writer Carl Zimmer was 10 years old when his family moved to rural New Jersey. He quickly made a new friend whose father was the prolific science fiction illustrator J...

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How to Make Your Own Vermeer

Friday, January 17, 2014

Some have speculated that Johannes Vermeer must have invented an optical device to help capture his subjects in near-photographic detail. Meet the man who thinks he's cracked the case.

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MoMA Knocks Down Its Next-Door Neighbor

Friday, January 17, 2014

Last May, we reported on a story in which it seemed David had triumphed over Goliath. David was a quirky, acclaimed jewel box of a building in midtown Manhattan — the former Americ...

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A Frozen Orchestra in Minnesota

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Minnesota Orchestra seemed to have it all: well-paid, world class musicians; a star conductor, Osmo Vänskä; a devoted audience in one of the most philanthropic cities in America...

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Studio 360 Parties in 3D: featuring Javelin

Monday, December 23, 2013

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3D printers make it possible to print almost anything. So we wanted to see what our listeners might do with this new technology, so we teamed up with the 3D printer maker MakerBot to...
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The Forecast for 2014

Friday, December 20, 2013

2013 has been a year of opposites attracting. Consider some of the year’s collaborations in pop music: the rapper LL Cool J and the country singer Brad Paisley, Daft Punk and Pharre...

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2013 Resolutions: Final Chapters

Friday, December 13, 2013

In the final weeks of 2012, we asked Studio 360 listeners for their creative New Year’s resolutions. We followed up with a small group, promising to gently pressure them into follow...

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