With a long history of Johnny Depp collaborations — from Edward Scissorhands through the Pirates of the Caribbean films to this summer's The Lone Ranger — Joel Harlow knows that sometimes you've just gotta ignore the dead crow and get on with the job.
The bands Phish and Insane Clown Posse have spawned some of the most rabid fans in music history. Their world of obsession is not an easy one to break into, but on a warm December night in Miami back in 2009, pop culture writer Nathan Rabin went to see a concert that would inspire him to enter the orbit of these infamous groupies.
He wrote a book about them, You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me, and tells weekends on All Things Considered guest host Rebecca Sheir about his first-hand look at the two often-reviled sub-cultures.
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Catalan chef Ferran Adrià poses with plasticine models of his food on display at Somerset House in London. A new exhibit looks back at the influential modernist chef and his landmark restaurant, El Bulli.
The man once hailed as the "Salvador Dali of the kitchen" is getting his own art exhibit.
Ferran Adrià might not be a household name, but for nearly three decades, as chef and mastermind of the acclaimed Catalan Spanish restaurant El Bulli, he moussed, foamed and otherwise re-imagined cuisine in modernist ways that have inspired many of the world's top chefs.
Passenger accounts and eyewitness reports in the first hour afterward indicated that many of those on board were able to escape. Two were confirmed dead, and dozens were injured and taken to local hospitals.
A photo of the aircraft provided by Zach Custer. One witness inside the terminal said travelers couldn't hear the crash, but as soon as they saw the plane "there was just a lot of uncertainty and commotion."
Three extraordinary women, teaching artists and long-time friends – Rosa Guerrero, dance historian and humanitarian; Billie Brown, Executive and Artistic Director of Theatre Inc.; and Nina Gomez, Artistic Director of Danzas Españolas – come together to talk about their creative journeys and their participation in the City’s Community Arts Program.
Rosa Guerrero - www.rosaguerrero.com, (915) 566-5084 Nina Gomez – Danzas Españolas (915) 533-1713 Billie Brown – Theatre, Inc. (915) 821-0150 El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department – (915) 541-4481 www.elpasotexas.gov/mcad
The office of the interim Egyptian president is now backtracking on reports of the appointment of Mohamed ElBaradei as prime minister. NPR's Leila Fadel reports this comes "after the second-largest Islamist party in Egypt [Salfi el-Nour], which has so far been on board with the military coup, reportedly rejected the appointment."
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about the upcoming Master Gardener classes, taking place September 12-November 21. Hear about the ways the Master Gardeners contribute to the community through workshops and other volunteer activities. The deadline to apply for the Master Gardener class is is August 20. Register by phone at 915-860-2515, or online at http://elp.tamu.edu/horticulture/. Aired July 6, 2013.
Charles talks with James Fino, member of the Producers Guild of America partner in Starburns Industries production facilities in Hollywood. Fino talks about the recent screenings at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre of 2 classic 1970s Universal films that originally debuted in Sensurround. The screenings that took place in June 2013 brought back the earth-rattling Sensurround experience to audiences who viewed the 1978 feature film "Battlestar Galactica" and 1974's classic "Earthquake." Fino also gives us a brief history of Sensurround, including an explanation of why it didn't last. Aired July 6, 2013.