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Downton Abbey Dish #31

Deborah Gilbert | November 17, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #31

OK, Downtonians, t-minus 7 weeks and counting till the January 4 premiere and the excitement continues to build! Last weekend I was grounded, stuck in my apartment with a bad cold. So I thought, what a great excuse to pull …

Q+A: An Analog Industry in a Digital World

Casey de Pont | November 14, 2014
Q+A: An Analog Industry in a Digital World

The advent of digital distribution has blown the doors off the traditional discovery process for singers and songwriters. In the spirit of the PBS Arts documentary, Hitmakers, we spoke to a handful of people from the music industry in the New York area about how the internet has changed their experience and how they’ve managed to make it work for them.

How We Caught a Comet: An Illustrated Guide to Rosetta

Chris Mather | November 13, 2014
How We Caught a Comet: An Illustrated Guide to Rosetta

On Wednesday, humans landed a tiny little robot on a comet very, very far away. The logistics of accomplishing this feat are extreme, and the barriers to success were huge. Now that Philae — the washing machine-sized lander segment of …

Close-Up on The Vandal

Christina Knight | November 11, 2014
Close-Up on The Vandal

On November 13, THIRTEEN’s new Off-Broadway series, Theater Close-Up, visits a theater close to host Sigourney Weaver’s heart: The Flea in Lower Manhattan. Weaver has starred in several plays there, among them The Guys and Mrs. Farnsworth. About the Play …

Sled Hockey’s Greatest Hits (and Goals)

Deven Persaud | November 10, 2014
Sled Hockey’s Greatest Hits (and Goals)

Sled Hockey made its debut at the 1994 Paralympic Games. The gameplay is similar to ice hockey, however, instead of skates players use double-blade sleds, which allow the puck to pass beneath. They also use two double-ended sticks, each of …

Beyond the Stereo: Today’s Cutting Edge Sound Tech

Chris Mather | November 10, 2014
Beyond the Stereo: Today’s Cutting Edge Sound Tech

In the spirit of How We Got to Now‘s Sound episode, where host Steven Johnson sounds off on the history of all things acoustic, we’re taking a look at four amazing innovations in modern sound tech. Sound from Vision How …

Artist Profile: Tania Bruguera – Art for Social Change

Stephanie Corleto | November 4, 2014
Artist Profile: Tania Bruguera – Art for Social Change

photo courtesy Art21/Studio Bruguera Tania Bruguera has eaten dirt in Havana, herded crowds of museum-goers in London, and organized for immigration reform in Queens. Born in Cuba in 1968 and currently residing in New York, her interdisciplinary practice takes many …

Downton Abbey Dish #30

Deborah Gilbert | October 27, 2014
Downton Abbey Dish #30

As Halloween nears, it’s time for ghosts of seasons past to come out, for thoughts to turn to things that go bump in the night and, more importantly, to what am I going to go dressed as? Will you be …

Close-Up on The Apple Family Plays

Casey de Pont | October 21, 2014
Close-Up on The Apple Family Plays

Updated April 17, 2020 Originally premiering on Theater Close-Up in October 2014, THIRTEEN, in special collaboration with the Public Theater, is delighted to make Richard Nelson’s four-play Apple Family cycle available again for a limited period of streaming from April …

Close-Up on London Wall

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 21, 2014
Close-Up on London Wall

THIRTEEN’s new Off-Broadway series, Theater Close-Up, premiered October 2 with John Van Druten’s London Wall from The Mint Theater Company. Want to learn more about the Mint and this acclaimed production? Read on, dear theater lover! About the Play London …

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