Latest Studio 360 Episodes

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Wynton Marsalis and Kate Bush

How Wynton Marsalis became immersed in classical music, and why Kate Bush’s “Hounds of Love” has drawn such wide and diverse admiration.

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Images of New York: ‘West Side Story’ and Garry Winogrand’s ‘Central Park Zoo’

Two segments from our new series, New York Icons, are both from midcentury and both uptown: the original “West Side Story” Broadway production and the famously controversial photo from Garry Winogrand, a street photography pioneer.

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Tig Notaro’s case for Nickelback, Ranky Tanky live and Jamie Barton’s bisexual spin on classical music

Ranky Tanky performs live and explains the influence of Gullah music. Why Tig Notaro loves a song by Nickelback — and doesn’t care if you hate them. And mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton’s take on performing songs about women that were intended to be sung by men.

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Jukebox heroes

How the Brill Building cranked out hits in the late ’50s and early ’60s ... and why that era’s “Mugmates” wasn’t one of them.

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Raising a glass ... to glass!

A whole episode about the cultural impact of glass, from Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” and Bauhaus-inspired glass skyscrapers to composer Philip Glass and unbroken glass ceilings.

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‘The Talented Mr. Ripley,’ perfumer Tanwi Nandini Islam, and say “moist,” everybody!

An American Icons look at Patricia Highsmith’s “Ripley” novels. Perfumer Tanwi Nandini Islam creates a fragrance based on Toni Morrison’s “Beloved.” And writer Sadie Stein goes to bat for the word “moist.”

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Jennifer Reeder, ‘Naked Came the Stranger’ and ‘Love Actually’

Director Jennifer Reeder on her new film, “Knives and Skin.” The story behind the infamous 1969 literary hoax, “Naked Came the Stranger.” And screenwriter Oliver Butcher makes a case for a film that’s often snubbed as corny, “Love Actually.”

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‘My Ántonia,’ Lynda Barry and Roger Deakins

Giving Willa Cather’s “My Ántonia” its due. Cartoonist Lynda Barry professes her love for the oft-maligned “The Family Circus.” And Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins on why he’s not always trying to paint the prettiest picture.

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New York Icons: ‘The Bell Jar’ & ‘Siembra’

What Sylvia Plath’s novel and a landmark salsa album owe to the city.

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Mark Morris, Carmen Maria Machado and ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’

Choreographer Mark Morris’ musical obsessions, Carmen Maria Machado on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and how "Rocky and Bullwinkle" was “The Simpsons” of its time.

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