Julia Lowrie Henderson

Julia Lowrie Henderson appears in the following:

Taking on the Great Doodle Dare

Friday, October 31, 2014

Alison Bechdel started an incomplete doodle and challenged listeners to complete it. How have doodlers responded?

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Zola Jesus’ Pop Reconstruction

Friday, October 31, 2014

The songwriter who performs under the name Zola Jesus is only 25, but for her sixth album, Taiga, she felt ready to turn from her gloomy, Goth-inflected rock to more upbeat, epic pop.

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In John Adams’ Klinghoffer Opera, the Drama Is Offstage

Friday, October 24, 2014

An opera that has been dogged by claims of anti-Semitism opened to protests in New York this week. A critic explains how the opera’s flaws make it vulnerable to the charge.

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Carving Old Books Into Works of Art

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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This is your dictionary – but beautiful. Brian Dettmer carves intricate sculptures out of old reference books.
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Blake Mills Is in It for the Girls

Friday, October 17, 2014

The singer and virtuoso guitarist explains the real reason he started writing his heartfelt, heartbreaking songs.

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Alison Bechdel Passes the Test

Friday, October 17, 2014

The cartoonist and author of the memoir Fun Home explains why she had to retire her beloved, long-running strip Dykes to Watch Out For.

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You Betcha She’s More than Marge Gunderson

Friday, October 10, 2014

Frances McDormand has played a lot of supporting roles, so she understands the rage of an unfulfilled math teacher in her new series, Olive Kitteridge.

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Frances McDormand: The Quiz

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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Frances McDormand has made a career out of turning supporting roles into performances that steal the show. Can you match the role to what she has to say about it?  
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Thelma Golden: The Curator Is Present

Friday, September 26, 2014

As director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, Thelma Golden curates exhibits that shape larger debates about race and representation.

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Khandi Alexander Choreographs Her Career

Friday, September 26, 2014

When Khandi Alexander started her career, there weren't very many parts for black female actresses. She explains how that’s changing — and why it’s so important.

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Life Lessons from Toni Morrison

Friday, September 26, 2014

A winner of the Nobel Prize, Morrison started writing because she couldn’t find the novels she wanted to read.

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Cyndi Lauper: The Way She Talks

Friday, September 19, 2014

With a Tony Award for Kinky Boots, Cyndi Lauper is still finding new twists in her career 30 years after “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.”

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Photographer John Dugdale Lost His Sight, But Not His Vision

Friday, September 19, 2014

Photographer John Dugdale went blind at the height of his early career. In the years since, he’s figured out how to continue photographing the images he sees in his mind.

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Cyndi Lauper, The Little Engine That Could

Monday, September 15, 2014

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Alan Cumming is guest-hosting Studio 360 and his first priority was a sit-down with Cyndi Lauper, who is still reinventing her career after 30 years in pop music.
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Viruses at the Movies

Friday, September 12, 2014

Radiation used to be Hollywood’s go-to plot device. Now, viruses explain everything from vampires to the zombie apocalypse — but that’s not what really scares public health experts.

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Be Our Guest (Host)

Friday, September 05, 2014

Kurt Andersen tries to prepare Alan Cumming for what’s he’s getting into when he guest hosts Studio 360 this month.

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When Forgery Isn’t a Crime

Friday, September 05, 2014

One of the world’s most prolific art forgers was caught but will never be prosecuted, because he donated all his fakes. He spills the beans in a new documentary.

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Joan Rivers Was A Feminist Piece of Work

Thursday, September 04, 2014

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Few women have made as big (or as loud) a splash in Hollywood as Joan Rivers. At heart, her combativeness was that of a woman who knew she wouldn't get anywhere by playing nice.
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This Is Your Bird on Drugs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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Australian multimedia artist Andy Thomas makes bird songs dance with 3D animations. It’s the latest in his line of “audio life forms.”
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Taylor Mac's History of American Pop in 24 Hours

Friday, August 22, 2014

Taylor Mac isn’t your typical drag performer. For one thing, he’s working on a 24-hour revue of American pop music that goes all the way back to the Revolutionary War.

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