Entertainment, Arts & Culture
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360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story
Mon, May 20, 2013, 12 pm
Columbia Records’ roster of superstar musicians includes a who’s who in all genres—from Al Jolson and Frank Sinatra to Bob Dylan, Miles Davis and LL Cool J.
Art in the Afternoon: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
Tue, May 21, 2013, 3 pm
Join the Met’s Alison Hokanson for a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries.
On Al Capone
Mon, Jun 3, 2013, 12 pm
Al Capone was Prohibition’s most notorious gangster, running his sinister empire in the gritty streets of Chicago.
Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography
Tue, Jun 4, 2013, 12 pm
More than eighty percent of silent films have disappeared, the victims of age, disaster and neglect.
Velázquez: The Dark Psychology of Spanish Baroque
Tue, Jun 4, 2013, 6:30 pm
Explore the art and politics of 17th century Hapsburgh Spain through the unique genius of Velázquez and his most compelling paintings, from the enigmatic Las Meninas to the powerful Triumph of Bacchus.
Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate
Fri, Jun 7, 2013, 12 pm
In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, the women of the Senate wielded particular power as Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote.
Forged: Why Fakes are the Great Art of Our Age
Mon, Jun 10, 2013, 12 pm
Is forgery an art? Is art a fraud?
The Life and Music of Dinah Washington: Screening and Discussion
Tue, Jun 11, 2013, 12 pm
Spend an hour with Dinah Washington at a screening of the documentary Evil Gal Blues, which includes rare footage of Dinah in performance and interviews with family members and the musicians who worked with her.
A Very Short Introduction to ... The Beats
Wed, Jun 12, 2013, 10 am
The writers of the Beat Generation revolutionized American literature with their iconoclastic approach to language and their angry assault on the conformity and conservatism of postwar society.
The Music of Cole Porter
Wed, Jun 19, 2013, 12 pm
Cole Porter was arguably one of the world’s most prolific and influential composers and songwriters, with masterpieces such as “Night and Day,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” and “You’re the Top” and so many others.
Fashion Insider's Guide to New York
Mon, Jun 24, 2013, 12 pm
Join French Vogue correspondent Carole Sabas as she shares her carefully curated compendium of the current hotspots, classic haunts and hidden gems of New York, this greatest of fashion destinations.
On Ginger Rogers
Wed, Jun 26, 2013, 12 pm
Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels.
A Very Short Introduction to ... The Blues
Wed, Jul 10, 2013, 10 am
Blues is often presented as a “roots” style, but it has been at the center of American popular culture since the early 20th century, and this program will trace its evolution from Ma Rainey to Jimi Hendrix and beyond.
Why Would Anyone Wear That?
Wed, Jul 10, 2013, 12 pm
Bustles. Tight-laced corsets. Caged crinolines that encased the hapless wearer in hoops of steel. Why on earth would anyone choose to wear these things?
Creative Revolution: From “The Sopranos” and “The Wire” to “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad”
Tue, Jul 16, 2013, 12 pm
Take a revealing look at the shows that helped cable television drama emerge as a signature art form of the 21st century.
On Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work
Tue, Jul 16, 2013, 7 pm
Celebrate Maurice Sendak’s life and career with noted children’s book historian Leonard S. Marcus, Sendak’s longtime friend, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer and others.
Person Place Thing Live! Work Stories from "The Daily Show"
Wed, Jul 17, 2013, 7 pm
The concept behind Randy Cohen’s public radio series Person Place Thing is simple: he invites notable figures from all genres and backgrounds to discuss one person, one place and one thing about which they feel passionately.
On Judy Garland
Wed, Jul 24, 2013, 12 pm
Judy Garland has been called the greatest entertainer who ever lived.
What is a Superhero?
Wed, Jul 24, 2013, 8 pm
It’s easy to name a superhero—from Superman and Spider-Man to Buffy and Wolverine—but not so easy to define the term.
On My Way: Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin and Porgy and Bess
Wed, Jul 31, 2013, 12 pm
Through words and striking film, Joseph Horowitz spotlights Rouben Mamoulian’s collaboration with George Gershwin on the opera that changed the face of American musical life, Porgy and Bess.
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