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Nick Harmer, Death Cab for Cutie

Nick Harmer plays bass (as well as keyboards, guitar and backing vocals) in the hugely popular alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie. To date, Death Cab has released seven studio albums, five EPs and one demo. Their first LP, … Continue reading

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Sanford Biggers

Sanford Biggers is a Los Angeles-raised artist based in New York whose arresting visual expression through mixed media has intrigued critics and audiences alike for over a decade. His most recent solo exhibition, The Cartographer’s Conundrum, at the Massachusetts Museum … Continue reading

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It is April and spring is definitely upon us. As the snow melts and the crocuses poke through the hard dirt, as the outdoor cafés open and you bring your tupperware lunch outside to a bench, as you – daringly … Continue reading

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Carrie Moyer

Carrie Moyer is a prominent American painter who began her career of powerful visual expression as one half of the public art duo Dyke Action Machine! (DAM!) – an early and influential queer agitprop powerhouse that was founded in the … Continue reading

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Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean is an American writer whose book The Orchid Thief, which profiled the Florida orchid expert John Laroche, was adapted into a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman and became the cult Spike Jonze film Adaptation. Orlean’s movie-muse career didn’t end … Continue reading

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Sigrid Sandström

Sigrid Sandström is a Swedish painter whose work has been exhibited around the world. She has had a major solo exhibition at The Frye Art Museum in Seattle, WA, and one-person exhibitions at the Inman Gallery in Houston, Galleri Olsson … Continue reading

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E.L. Doctorow

E.L. Doctorow is the author of eleven novels, three collections of stories, and three volumes of essays. The Book of Daniel (1971) was nominated for the National Book Award. Ragtime (1975) was given the first National Book Critics Circle Award … Continue reading

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Brian Kulick

Brian Kulick is an acclaimed American theater director who currently heads the Classic Stage Company as its Artistic Director. He has directed a number of plays at the Delacourt in Central Park for The Public Theater, including Twelfth Night, The … Continue reading

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Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović, the self-described “grandmother of performance art,” is perhaps one of the most publicly recognizable artists working today. Born and raised in Belgrade, in former Yugoslavia, she began her performance career in the 1970’s, exploring the relationship between artist … Continue reading

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Deborah Eisenberg

Deborah Eisenberg is the author of four collections of stories, Transactions in a Foreign Currency, Under the 82nd Airborne, All Around Atlantis, and Twilight of the Superheroes, brought together in 2010 in The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, which won … Continue reading

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