Recent art Podcast listening

Blanton: Uncommon Commentary
15 — “Dance Marathon” by Evergood
Blanton: Uncommon Commentary — Stop 15 — “Dance Marathon” by Philip Evergood

Shorts: The Walls of Jericho
In this podcast, Jad and Robert throw some physics at a bible story. We find out just how many trumpeters you’d actually need to blow down the walls of Jericho.

UA Museum of Art
The First is the Eye That Sees: Albrecht Dürer as Printmaker
UAMA Lectures – Tracks – The First is the Eye That Sees: Albrecht Dürer as Printmaker – Cuneo’s lecture covered the artist’s family background, his early artistic training and the social fabric of life in his native Germany at the time.

Studio 360
Hockney, In Verse, Paper Airplanes
Studio 360 waits for David Hockney. The artist returns to the English countryside where he grew up, to paint some of the most vivid landscapes of his career. In the documentary “Waiting for David Hockney” outsider artist Billy Pappas hopes his idol, Hockney, will come to see a single drawing Pappas has been working on for eight years. And we’ll meet the struggling single moms of Troy, NY through the eyes of a poet and a photographer.

War Lovers, Streb, Knuffle Bunny
Choreographer Elizabeth Streb tells Kurt what it takes to be an extreme action hero. Author Evan Thomas shows us how the war-mongering that led to the 1898 Spanish-American war resonates today. And the writer Quang Bao reveals the moment he learned that a poem could be sexy.

PRI: Arts and Entertainment
Cannes on a budget
The World: Anchor Marco Werman speaks with film critic Lisa Nesselson about the line-up at this year’s Cannes Film Festival…and how the film industry’s most lavish event is keeping its shine amidst the global economic downturn.

NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Carolina Chocolate Drops Revive String Band Heyday
Story: The band Carolina Chocolate Drops is reviving traditional black string band and jug band music from the 1920s and ’30s. Members Rhiannon Giddens, Dom Flemons and Justin Robinson trained in the Piedmont banjo and fiddle musical tradition under Joe Thompson, who is 91 and believed to be the last living performer from the Piedmond string band era. They performed in the Fresh Air studio for our March 1, 2010, broadcast.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Mcast Audio Program
MFAH Films: Interview with festival director Monika Wagenberg (Latin Wave)
Monika Wagenberg, film festival director, and Marian Luntz, MFAH curator of film and video, discuss the 2008 edition of of “Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America.”

MoMa Talks: Conversations
The Thought is Made in the Mouth: Dada Sound Poetry and Manifestos
Think Modern: Adult and Academic Programs Audio Archive offers recordings of artists, scholars, critics, and writers sharing their in-depth knowledge of the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, and contemporary issues in symposia readings, and discussions.

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