Tagged with “arts” (47)

  1. Mass Incarceration Starts Young - Caught - WNYC Studios

    Roughly a million kids a year get caught up in the criminal justice system. Over nine episodes, we’ll listen as …


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  2. Mary Beard | S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome

    Perhaps Britain’s best-known scholar of antiquity, Mary Beard is a University of Cambridge classicist, a fellow of Newnham College, and a Royal Academy of the Arts professor of ancient literature. Some of her seminal works include Rome in the Late Republic, The Parthenon, and The Fires of Vesuvius, a “marvelous excavation” (The Nation) of life in Pompeii before its volcanic destruction. Beard is also the classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement, where her column “A Don’s Life” regularly appears. A frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, she has written and presented several BBC historical documentaries. Charting its evolution from insignificant village to sprawling metropolis, S.P.Q.R. offers a comprehensive thousand-year look at history’s greatest empire.


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  3. Brownsville: No Label Necessary - WNYC

    Residents have a lot to say about how to celebrate their neighborhood and improve it, and it often conflicts with …


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  4. #25 A Jon Hamm Sandwich - 2 Dope Queens - WNYC

    2 Dope Queens is back for season 3! Phoebe and Jessica are kicking it off with a pants-dropping interview with …


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  5. 2 Dope Queens | WNYC

    Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t.

    Booking inquiries: chenoae@avalon-usa.comPress Inquires: press@wnyc.org


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  6. Racism On College Campuses | Wisconsin Public Radio

    A letter to the UW-Madison campus community from the outgoing Chair of the Student Council made t


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  7. Why Plea Bargains Rule Our Justice System - The Leonard Lopate Show - WNYC

    Emily Yoffee discusses how our justice system relies on plea bargains to function. 


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  8. The Institute of Arts and Ideas: A Goldilock’s World | Chiara Marletto, Bernard Carr, Massimo Pigliucci

    Copernicus and Darwin taught us to be skeptical of feeling we were special. Yet from the size of the electron to the cosmological constant our universe is strangely fine-tuned for life. Is this a spectacularly fortuitous accident? Has the universe been tailored for us or do the theories just make it look that way?

    New York philosopher Massimo Pigliucci, M-Theorist and author of Universe or Multiverse? Bernard Carr, and Oxford constructor theorist Chiara Marletto wonder why we are here.


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  9. Pulling Back the Curtain - On The Media - WNYC

    Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes here at OTM? (Hint: Not everybody speaks as cleanly as it might …


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  10. A Transgender Child Confronts Growing Up - WNYC

    Meet Q Daily, who’s on the cusp of adolescence and facing decisions about his changing body — amidst a national conversation …


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