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"Is an experience. Yes, 70,000 people gathered for whimsical art and music in the Nevada desert, but also body paint and bartering and communal living. It is not the kind of thing that's easy to recreate virtually, but the pandemic has forced organizers to try. NPR's Elizabeth Blair has a story. At burning man. Thousands of volunteers usually work together to help artists build enormous sculptures out of glass, metal wood, the chaos and creativity of building the festival's temple in 2018 was captured in a recent documentary. Go Climbers Go! Go! This one knows Good Burning Man Temple is typically a place spacious enough for people to walk into and reflect or grieve. This year. You can sort of do that with a mobile device desktop or virtual reality headset in alive, Webinar burning man. Associate director Katie Hazard invited viewers to imagine they were entering the temple. It will walk forward metaphorically together, all of us here on the col and see this picture this gate in front of you. And together, let's all move through that gate together. Burners are true believers in participation in this year's theme is multi verse. Different teams have created to D and three D virtual experiences. Turn on your webcam and you can attend an art class or join a virtual group hug or go to a party. Welcome, everybody. And thank you so much for coming along. Talk of us. Ed Cook and a team created the sparkle verse, he says. To recreate the desert experience. People have set up tents in their living rooms and dressed up in costumes. Radical self expression is one of burning man's 10 principals getting up and dancing from your screen, bothering to put on a costume jumping around these things extraordinarily powerful for kind of taking into new realms of experience, Cook admits online. He doesn't experience the sense of Ah, he gets in the desert, but he's convinced you can create the kind of joyful communal experience he's had there. Other burners are having none of it. It's not the same thing. Douglas Wolk has been going to burning man for 20 years, he says. He keeps going back because of the principles like no advertising and being off the grid. What's so special about burning man for me? Is that It's really immediate, and it's not like anything else. All kinds of people come and meet up there in this bizarre difficulty, sometimes frustrating environment and they're pretty much all there to help each other. It's really not the same thing to be sitting in front of your computer. I think the multiverse is a very interesting experiment. Artist Jennifer Lewin has mixed feelings about this year's virtual festival. Burning man is where she goes to test the limits of her work enormous interactive public sculptures that need to survive all kinds of weather. And lots of people playing on them. The sculpture can survive at burning man. It can survive everywhere. Computer drawings of her work cosmos are in one of the multiverse is the culmination of the festival is the burning of the giant sculpture of the burning man. This year. They're streaming videos of people doing burns in their backyards or even just lighting candles. Elizabeth Blair NPR news

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As Burning Man Goes Virtual, Organizers Try To Capture The Communal Aspect

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03:28 min | Last month

As Burning Man Goes Virtual, Organizers Try To Capture The Communal Aspect

"Is an experience. Yes, 70,000 people gathered for whimsical art and music in the Nevada desert, but also body paint and bartering and communal living. It is not the kind of thing that's easy to recreate virtually, but the pandemic has forced organizers to try. NPR's Elizabeth Blair has a story. At burning man. Thousands of volunteers usually work together to help artists build enormous sculptures out of glass, metal wood, the chaos and creativity of building the festival's temple in 2018 was captured in a recent documentary. Go Climbers Go! Go! This one knows Good Burning Man Temple is typically a place spacious enough for people to walk into and reflect or grieve. This year. You can sort of do that with a mobile device desktop or virtual reality headset in alive, Webinar burning man. Associate director Katie Hazard invited viewers to imagine they were entering the temple. It will walk forward metaphorically together, all of us here on the col and see this picture this gate in front of you. And together, let's all move through that gate together. Burners are true believers in participation in this year's theme is multi verse. Different teams have created to D and three D virtual experiences. Turn on your webcam and you can attend an art class or join a virtual group hug or go to a party. Welcome, everybody. And thank you so much for coming along. Talk of us. Ed Cook and a team created the sparkle verse, he says. To recreate the desert experience. People have set up tents in their living rooms and dressed up in costumes. Radical self expression is one of burning man's 10 principals getting up and dancing from your screen, bothering to put on a costume jumping around these things extraordinarily powerful for kind of taking into new realms of experience, Cook admits online. He doesn't experience the sense of Ah, he gets in the desert, but he's convinced you can create the kind of joyful communal experience he's had there. Other burners are having none of it. It's not the same thing. Douglas Wolk has been going to burning man for 20 years, he says. He keeps going back because of the principles like no advertising and being off the grid. What's so special about burning man for me? Is that It's really immediate, and it's not like anything else. All kinds of people come and meet up there in this bizarre difficulty, sometimes frustrating environment and they're pretty much all there to help each other. It's really not the same thing to be sitting in front of your computer. I think the multiverse is a very interesting experiment. Artist Jennifer Lewin has mixed feelings about this year's virtual festival. Burning man is where she goes to test the limits of her work enormous interactive public sculptures that need to survive all kinds of weather. And lots of people playing on them. The sculpture can survive at burning man. It can survive everywhere. Computer drawings of her work cosmos are in one of the multiverse is the culmination of the festival is the burning of the giant sculpture of the burning man. This year. They're streaming videos of people doing burns in their backyards or even just lighting candles. Elizabeth Blair NPR news

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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

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02:24 min | 4 months ago

Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

"The artist Christo has died Christo and his wife is on cloud were ambitious with their public art projects they built these massive installations that were both adored and also despised Cristo died of natural causes at his home in New York City yesterday he was eighty four years old here's NPR's Elizabeth Blair artist Christo yep a chaff was born in Bulgaria his father was a chemist and businessman who worked in textiles Cristo met John Clyde in Paris in nineteen fifty eight they were big dreamers who often needed years to get permission to build their projects they wrapped urban landmarks in fabrics like the pun nerf in Paris they scattered brightly colored umbrellas across valleys in Japan in California they surrounded islands in Biscayne Bay in floating pink fabric John Clyde died in two thousand nine at an event marking the opening of the gates in two thousand five she explains their artistic vision we wish to create are works of art of Chilean beauty and each one is a child of ours and we wish to create them in total freedom to maintain that freedom crystalline Sean Claude finance their projects with their own money off and spending millions of dollars Christopher said the funds came from sales of his early works to collectors and museums lots of people objected to their enormous installations on public land either because they didn't understand them or worried about damage to the environment one example an installation that called for draping panels of fabric above sections of the Arkansas River a group that successfully opposed the project it called itself a brewer or rags over the Arkansas River one of its members Ellen potter talked to NPR in twenty twelve I don't particularly considered an art project this is a construction project in in my view but Cristo embraced the detractors all that is part of the one who flocked to the work of art in well everything people who dislike or like the project they're part of the work of art Christo and Jeanne Claude wanted their art to transform the environment they worked on whether it was a single building islands or entire just as they wrote that even after the art is gone we see and perceive the whole environment with new eyes and a new consciousness

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Christo, Artist Who Brought ‘The Gates’ To New York's Central Park, Dies At 84

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00:54 sec | 4 months ago

Christo, Artist Who Brought ‘The Gates’ To New York's Central Park, Dies At 84

"The artist Christo has died Christo and his late wife John Claude were known for creating vast outdoor artworks like the gates in Central Park his office says he died of natural causes at his home in New York City he was eighty four and peers Elizabeth Blair has more the gates were seventy five hundred panels made of orange fabric wasted on poles that meander through Central Park crystal when his wife John Claude it dreamed big they wrap to Germany's rush tag in silver fabric and surrounded islands in Biscayne Bay in floating pink material crystal you have a chance was born into an industrialist family in Bulgaria he and his wife John Clyde is spend their own money building their public art from sales of Christie's early work people didn't always like their flashy installations but crystal and John Claude it believe their outdoor sculptures helped people look at the environment in a new

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:34 min | 4 months ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Was using grapefruit juice for a while which I ran out of so I thought well we've got some Gatorade Gatorade chicken oreos and of course this being hosted by Questlove music so if your dish had a jingle or theme song what would it be give me a minute I'll make it up right now it's thank you the way the food as if he's the food is social and he's on a more serious note Questlove believes the pandemic is forcing people to think about who they are and what they stand for and he's thinking a lot about this week's high profile cases of racism and brutality against African Americans and what he should do as an artist and an activist this is a wake up call for all of us to really look inside of us and and be about that change and so that's this one doing right now Questlove potluck is a fundraiser for America's food fund Elizabeth Blair NPR news and you're listening to All Things Considered on W. NYC today's unemployment numbers are so bad that some economists say any improvement this year it will seem pretty big there will be a case that we're seeing you know the fastest economic recovery after more on why the economy could be a winning issue for Republicans.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

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02:19 min | 9 months ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"Someone in their twenties everyone went through maybe it's because out of the forties fifties sixties but I think it's it's true today too how to get away and what the hell to get away to Allen's wife Val says despite his success Buck Henry never bragged Henry made millions last even if they didn't know its name Elizabeth Blair NPR news yeah sure do you honestly is and she you're listening to All Things Considered from NPR news it is coming out of the Middle East rattled stocks for a bit foreign exchange to currency markets in foreign exchange markets that are really responses to all kinds of geopolitical risk which is the hardest type of risk to actually go ahead and project I'm gonna resolve currency and its volatility next on market place join us for marketplace coming up at five thirty today right here on ninety point three he easy you and still to come on All Things Considered president trump wants to make it easier to approve big new infrastructure projects such as oil pipelines and highways will cut the federal permitting timeline for major projects down to two years and ideally we're gonna try to get even less than that environmental groups voicing their opposition that story's coming up in the next thirty minutes on All Things Considered.

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Disney Animation Chief Jennifer Lee Is The Queen Behind Elsa And Anna

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02:32 min | 11 months ago

Disney Animation Chief Jennifer Lee Is The Queen Behind Elsa And Anna

"Just when you thought you had pushed it out of your consciousness it's back manager. Danny that of course is the theme song from frozen. The movie was a massive. Hit the Disney film long-held the crown as the highest grossing animated movie worldwide frozen was written and Co directed by Jennifer Lee who has since been named Walt Disney animation studios chief creative officer the first woman to hold such a position during the making making of frozen to. NPR's Elizabeth Blair sent some time. Spent some time with her in frozen to water. Air Fire and earth are important to the story so he's the wind in the movie the characters call her gail sometimes. She's he's playful and sometimes she's angry. We played a little louder in a windowless room at the Disney animation studios in Burbank. Supervising sound editor Odin. Benny test test plays the different wind. Sounds for a group of people working on the film including Jennifer Lien and her co director. Chris Buck because she blasts that. That tree tree limb away from Ana. That's gale goes your the magic and Gail starts to go around Elsa and then spits the others out. This kind of collaboration goes on on for just about every aspect of an animated Disney movie says Jennifer Lea and you go shot by shot moment by moment frame by frame and discuss everything everything from the emotion to the effects to the camera. The first frozen was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale the snow queen one of the heroines. Elsa has magical powers she can make ice and snow in a split second for inspiration for the new movie Lee and a team from Disney traveled to Norway Finland and Iceland wasted on a glacier for the first time really hit us. What would elsa feel standing here? The glacier it's a thousand feet deep is thousand years old it's of nature completely and something she would probably be so connected to and we realized is sort of the mythic round her power. That opened up the story to be something even bigger for us. That's something begins as a secret. Siren that calls astounds.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

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03:19 min | 1 year ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

"Alex Cohen to talk about her new book merchants of truth later this month, author Tessema bag sits down with memoirs Amanda stern to discuss her groundbreaking debut novella mcglew. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. President Trump says he hopes attorney general William bar will get to the bottom of how the narrative of Russian collusion began. NPR's? Matthew Schwartz says Trump spoke to Sean Hannity of Fox News last night in his first extended interview since special counsel, Robert Muller, submitted his report, Tobar Trump accused FBI officials of committing treason when they launched their investigation into the Trump campaign's possible coordination with Russia. Trump said it was quote an insurance policy in case Hillary Clinton lost. They wanted to do a subversion was treated it was really trees that Trump says he hopes no other president he hopes. No other president ever has to go through what he did bar summary of Muller's report shows, no one in the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to influence the twenty sixteen election Muller did not exonerate the president on the question of obstruction of Justice. But Barr says there was insufficient. Evidence to show Trump committed a crime, the chairman of the House Judiciary committee democrat Jerrold Nadler of New York says he spoke with the attorney general yesterday. He says bar would not commit to submitting Muller's full report to congress without reductions police in Somalia's capital say at least eleven people were killed today in a car bombing. Another sixteen were wounded the explosion went off near a hotel and restaurant in Mogadishu. So far, there's been no claim of responsibility. This is NPR news from Washington. Thirties in Bangladesh. At least five people have been killed in the country's capital after fire swept through a high rise office building. Shushmita potluck reports. Bounded she media reports. Several people were seen jumping from the high rise building to escape the blaze, military helicopters. And at least nineteen firefighting. Units are part of the rescue operation just last month. At least seventy people were killed in a major fire in another part of taka. The cause of the fire is unknown the Kennedy Center for the performing arts in Washington DC is getting new trustees NPR's. Elizabeth Blair says they were appointed to the board by President Trump. The US president appoints general trustees to the Kennedy centers board by law. There are twenty three ex officio members like the librarian of congress and the secretary of state President Trump chose actor Jon Voight, Broadway producer, Darryl Ross insurance air car. Lindner the third and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee the outgoing trustees appointed by President Obama include producer and writer shonda rhimes and tech entrepreneur David Bonet for two years in a row, President Trump and the first lady have not attended the Kennedy Center honors one of Washington establishment's highest profile events. Elizabeth Blair NPR news, Washington New claims for unemployment benefits in the US are down. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington, and I'm Cheri Glazer on this Thursday. You are listening to KCRW checking up on your morning commute..

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

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02:39 min | 1 year ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

"From NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman. President Trump has abruptly reversed course, saying he will now wait until after the partial federal government shutdown ends to deliver the state of the union address as NPR's tamra Keith reports the announcement came via late night tweets in tweets sent just after eleven pm. President Trump said speaker Pelosi's decision not to allow the state of the union to be delivered in the house chamber until after the shutdown ends is her prerogative. He added that he isn't looking for an alternative venue to deliver the address because quote, there is no venue that can compete with the history tradition and importance of the house chamber. I look forward to giving a great state of the union address in the near future. Pelosi responded saying she hoped that phrase near future meant Trump would accept the democratic Bill being voted on in the Senate to end the shutdown. That seems unlikely just Wednesday President Trump had attempted to call Pelosi's bluff saying. He intended to deliver the address as planned January twenty ninth only to accept her position. Several hours later tamra, Keith NPR news. In addition to the Bill backed by Democrats, the Senate will take up a competing Republican proposal today that incorporates President Trump's demand for a border wall. It would also drastically change some US asylum laws. Both Senate bills are expected to fail online news and entertainment side. Buzzfeed says it's laying off fifteen percent of its workforce NPR's. Elizabeth Blair says the job cuts were announced by BuzzFeed, founder, Jonah, Peretti Peretti's memo begins. I'm writing with sad news. He goes on to say that after examining trends and the evolving economics of digital platforms executives plan to consolidate teams and focus in on the content. That's working since BuzzFeed was founded in two thousand six the competition for clicks and digital ad revenue has increased significantly with small companies and behemoths like face. Book Peretti's has details on the cuts will be announced by Monday at the latest. Buzzfeed news recently published an explosive story alleging that President Trump urged his ex lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to congress. Elizabeth Blair NPR news following that BuzzFeed report, alleging Trump told Cohen delighted congress the office of special counsel. Robert Muller issued a statement disputing elements of the article police in south central Florida say they've arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting deaths of five people on Wednesday in a Bank. The police chief of c- bring Florida Carl HOGAN says the victims were discovered after a swat team entered the Bank and captured the suspect there's been a.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

01:36 min | 1 year ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

"No weapon. Black Panther had several denied career as war general for one. You can come and go is the truth. I am loyal to doctoral. Matter who sits opponent, then there were the Queen movies, the favorite and Mary Queen of Scots. Tis your voice racer. And you would lower it in my presence, despite these and other fierce heroines studies continue to show that women are not equally represented on the big screen NPR's. Elizabeth Blair spoke with some of the creators of this year's female lead movies about whether this is really beginning to change power isn't always pretty in the favorite. There's a scene where the eighteenth century Queen of Great Britain and Ireland gets a scolding for wearing too much. I shadow who did you make up. We went something dramatic. Betcha. That's Rato vices lady. Sarah, telling alluvia Coleman's Queen Anne. She looks like a badger the favorite is a kind of absurd. Tragic comedy in which women talk about makeup and the military along with Emma stone, the three main characters in this love and power. Triangle are female crewman is childish and moody and a reluctant monarch says Coleman she's in a position she never chose to be in this is highest on the mountain in in the nation at the time. But she probably would rather not be if she could guarantee that she could have more happiness in her life. She doesn't know if anyone loves her thrill. It is lonely at the top and flattery will get you everywhere. Harrison lustrous. Something people in.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

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02:04 min | 2 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

"Email me, ma'am. Timeout, speak English boy internet phenomena, k among others honoring louis-dreyfuss was veep cast member Tony HALE who plays her fawning assistant. He said it's been a privilege getting to know her creative process the way, she works with writers and our commitment to finding the right joke. She consistently handles it with grace and integrity. Except there was that one time when I couldn't stop laughing during a scene, and she turned to me, and she said, Tony, you know, you're not watching the show you're in the show. Do you? Louis Dreyfus has been performing since she was a child she did theater in high school then at northwestern. She was an improv theater group in Chicago. There was invited to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. It was a brief and not very successful stint. But it's where she met. Larry David who went on to create Seinfeld. Jerry Seinfeld said he liked working with Louis Dreyfuss so much. He barely needed to act at all. I could not get enough of her. I never said or did anything in inappropriate. But that whole time nine years. I was not acting. I couldn't last year. Julia Louis Dreyfuss was diagnosed with breast cancer accepting the award last night. She said everybody needs laughs. So the fact that I've had the opportunity to make people laugh for living is one of the many blessings that I have received in my life. A telecast of the Kennedy. Center's Mark Twain prize for American humor airs on PBS next month. Elizabeth Blair NPR news, Washington. Here's something that some might consider comedy. It's coming later today on all things considered a new law may finally stopped the airlines from shrinking seats and taking away our legroom board may not the law tells the FAA to set standards, but does not say what those standards should be to. Listen, ask your smart speaker to play NPR or you can ask for your local member station by name..

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

01:37 min | 2 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KCRW

"Me, ma'am, ma'am. Speak English boy internet phenomenon. Okay. Among others honoring louis-dreyfuss was veep cast member Tony HALE who plays her fawning assistant. He said it's been a privilege getting to know her creative process. The way she works with writers and our commitment to finding the right joke. She consistently handles it with grace and integrity. Except there was that one time when I couldn't stop laughing during a scene, and she turned to me, and she said, Tony, you know, you're not watching the show you're in the show. Do you Louis Dreyfuss has been performing since she was a child she did theater in high school then at northwestern? She was an improv theater group in Chicago. There was invited to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. It was a brief and not very successful stint. But it's where she met. Larry David who went on to create Seinfeld. Jerry Seinfeld said he liked working with Louis Dreyfus so much. He barely needed to act at all. I could not get enough of her. I never said or did anything inappropriate? But that whole time nine years. I was not acting. I couldn't last year. Julia Louis Dreyfuss was diagnosed with breast cancer accepting the award last night. She said everybody needs laughs. So the fact that I had the opportunity to make people laugh for a living. If one of the many blessings that I have received in my life at telecast of the Kennedy center's Mark Twain prize for American humor airs on PBS next month. Elizabeth Blair NPR news,.

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Louis C. K., Melinda Hill and New York discussed on All Things Considered

All Things Considered

00:13 sec | 2 years ago

Louis C. K., Melinda Hill and New York discussed on All Things Considered

"And I'm Ari Shapiro disgraced comedian Louis c. k. made a surprise appearance, at a comedy club in New York on, Sunday night he'd been a powerhouse in the comedy world until last November when the New York Times reported on allegations of sexual. Misconduct

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Polar bear killed after attacking cruise ship employee

NPR News Now

04:40 min | 2 years ago

Polar bear killed after attacking cruise ship employee

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jim hawk thousands of firefighters in northern California are battling a massive wildfire that has killed five people. Sonia Hudson of member station k. q. e. d. reports the blaze is now scorched more than one hundred thirty. One square miles fire officials are calling the car fires behavior, unprecedented. It's moving in ways they've never seen before and that makes it extraordinarily difficult to control. There's more than thirty five hundred people fighting the fire, but even still many firefighters have been on duty for more than forty eight hours at a time in evacuated area. The fire has scorched entire hillsides. A thick layer of smoke has prevented firefighters from using a lot of helicopters and airplanes to drop water and fire retardant. The fire has burned into the city of reading home to about ninety five thousand people and several outlying communities. Shasta county sheriff says more than thirty. Eight thousand people have been displaced that's filled up several evacuee. Nations centers and more are continuing to open for NPR news. I'm Sonia Hudson President Trump has cheered a meeting of his top national security advisers to address threats to the November's midterm elections NPR's, Amy held reports. It comes as intelligence agencies. Warn Russia will try to target the process once again in a statement. The White House said safeguards for the elections have been in place since Trump took office and that the president has made it clear. His administration will not tolerate foreign interference. But critics have questioned that clarity, notably in Helsinki this month when Trump stood next Ladimir Putin and appeared to side with the Russian president, who denies the interference over the assessment of his own intelligence agencies. Recently state elections officials asked the White House to help rebuild voter confidence with less than four months until the midterms. The White House says the administration is providing cybersecurity assistance at both the state and local levels. Amy held NPR news, Washington. The Turkish president has accused Washington of engaging in psychological warfare, saying Turkey will not back down over its treatment of an American clergyman. This after President Trump called for Turkey to release American pastor, Andrew Brunson immediately the BBC's Steve Jackson has more underground since spent twin to on months in it took his prison, accused of supporting could as rebels and the group blamed for trying to a very president Adwa one Mr. Brunson was transferred to house arrest on Wednesday, but President Trump responded with a threat to the Turkish authorities saying the past should be freed altogether. All sanctions would be imposed physical tattoo on has now decided to up the ante warning the United States to change his attitude or lose a strongman, sincere partner, the BBC's Steve Jackson reporting Indonesia's. Disaster response agency says at least three people have been killed in a magnitude six point, four earthquake that struck Lombok island, early Sunday, the island not far from the tourist destination of Bali. This is NPR. A polar bear on Saturday attacked and injured guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on a group of Arctic islands. The cruise company said the polar bear was shot dead by another employee and what was called an act of self-defense Arctic tourism to the region has risen sharply in the last few years with eighteen cruise ships at the dock of the Arctic port in the next week, some levity this weekend and Montreal Canada, where the annual just for laughs, comedy festival is in full swing. NPR's. Elizabeth Blair reports, Tiffany haddish has received the award for comedy person of the year. Tiffany had a screw up in foster care. She got emotional, accepting the award in front of a room, full of comedians. Many of whom she said helped her when she was trying to make it in stand up, but barely had enough money for food just for laughs is the largest comedy festival in the world, attracting both fans agents and TV networks, scouting for talent, Hannah Gatsby from Australia, won an award for her Netflix special in which he talks about the job. Of a stand up comedian on my, you'll food tents, and then I make you laugh and you like, oh, thanks for that. Feeling a bit tense just for laughs was recently bought by reality TV host Howie Mandel after one of the original co, founders, resigned. Amid sexual misconduct allegations, Elizabeth Blair NPR news, Montreal. The three week tour de France concludes on Sunday with team skies. Garin Thomas still holding a nearly two minute lead over second-place, Tom Dumoulin sky teammate, Chris Frewin finishes. Third, Sunday stage Twenty-one is largely ceremonial. I'm Jim hawk NPR news in Washington.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on All Songs Considered

All Songs Considered

01:30 min | 2 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on All Songs Considered

"The star spangled banner obviously but there's a broader definition that we are cooking up right and i'm here with the week elizabeth blair from npr and the arts desk hi there and i'm here with robin hilton we're starting a series and it starts on july fourth appropriately and we all think of one thing as an anthem for sure we can all agree the national anthem isn't anthem godless america's anthem right but you wouldn't do a series about anthems that would just be that all have personal anthems we all arise tune occasion because of a song tell us about the series it it comes out of the fact that copper nick took a knee during the national anthem and other football players followed him you know we're living in a time where people are talking about what does it mean to be an american what values do we hold so that got us thinking about songs that have a political fem patriotic theme and then we thought well the the definition of anthem is very broad it's rousing uplifting song around an idea feeling principal and so we're yes we are defining anthem in the broadest sense possible we have female empowerment anthems that will look at so rights anthems anti war anthems look at means it on npr on the run the network on the network on morning edition all things considered the radio segments will air there at npr dot org.

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Seventeen-year-old dies from gunshot wound in south London: police

NPR News Now

02:02 min | 2 years ago

Seventeen-year-old dies from gunshot wound in south London: police

"On saturday the french foreign ministry put out an official statement condemning trump's comments the ministry said trump's use of the paris tragedy to boost the american gun lobby was indecent and called on him to show respect for the victims of the attacks eleanor beardsley npr news paris the interior minister of pakistan has been shot and wounded npr's de hadeed reports the incident occurred during a political gathering in his hometown ascetic bell was shot in the arm often assailant opened fire at him it's the most serious incidents of violence since campaigning began but there's been plenty of tensions in the lead to elections including the supreme court disqualifying the former prime minister from ever holding office loyalists all this as the work of members of the army and the judiciary who they say are against the country's most popular political party this shooting to is likely to be seen as another attempt to pressure the ruling party npr's diaa hadid reporting this is npr news iran has issued a stark warning to the united states speaking in a televised address today iranian president hassan ruhani said the us will make a historic mistake if it pulls out of the iran nuclear deal and that is country is prepared to respond president trump is expected to make that decision this week a bankruptcy judge will decide this week whether a private equity firm can purchase the weinstein company npr's elizabeth blair reports victims of harvey weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct are fighting the deal the weinstein company announced that lantern capital was the winning bidder the texas firm has offered to buy the beleaguered film and tv companies assets for reported three hundred ten million dollars but plaintiffs in a class action suit against weinstein object to the deal because they say it doesn't include a victims fund they support another bid that came forward this week by broadway producer howard kagan kagins.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:11 min | 2 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Working as a cashier at a convenience store in new orleans her mother's killer spent the rest of his life at angola prison cassatt lee says it for twenty years at she was angry and wanted revenge the thought of forgiveness to me folic like i was sort of giving up on lim and then maybe i might regret it later or that i was letting him off the hook until she started looking into restorative justice and changed her definition of forgiveness my working definition basically for forgiveness as that it it no longer wishes ill or seeks revenge on the person who heard us and that it basically untethered us from them and enables us to have a different future from the past when it comes to the meat to movement cassatt lee sees restorative justice as a possible way forward i think we're in the bomb throwing stage of it still we're not even sure where this is going and i think it's going to take some time for us to get any resolution and so what i'm realising about a lot of these women is that they have to get their power back stephanie cassatt late and it's he akon both say that is going to take a very long time ally a lot of men who have harmed women are coming forward very quickly after it's becoming public that they've heard someone in their saying story it needs to be more than that and and you need to make sure that the people who have been harmed watcher apology and you need to ask them like what else is it that you need from me how can i help you heal after i've wrong that's the part that missing the offenders called out by the mi2 movement might not be there yet it takes courage to be held accountable elizabeth blair npr news this is npr news cloudy and very windy tonight temperatures dropping down to the 40s and some 50s let's check out the roads now with julie deppish let's go out to of fairfield they're dealing with a fourcar injury accident on eastbound eighty the airbase parkway offramp at dmiti blocking the ramp we're seeing a backup to west texas to redwood city it's a holly street off ramp from south one twocar collision there on the right shoulder of the ramp san francisco dealing with the flooding.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:49 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

"The music mogul russell simmons is stepping down from leadership of his company's after being accused of a sexual attack simmons turned a thriving career as a music producer into a corporate empire and joining us now is npr arts correspondent elizabeth blair house with high david and i guess that you and i should warn listeners that that what we're about to talk about could dumb involves some disturbing language um so our listeners are are now warned i guess could you start for people who don't know just running us who russell simmons's some people would call russell simmons the king of hip hop henny found death jam recordings it was very involved with run dnc are he started a fashion label at comedy he's it when it comes to urban culture he's way up there a force in the entertainment history at the say the least okay so let's get to this news who who is making this accusation and what exactly is she sang simmons dead yet i it jenny lou matt to ashes a screenwriter she's best known for rachel getting married on she and she's also sydney laments daughter filmmaker and lean horns granddaughter and she writes an open letter in the hollywood reporter today uh two russell simmons sang sort of recounting counting their relationship she met him in the late nineteen 80s am she writes that with a friendly relationship um but then one night he offered her ride home from club where she was working and she thought he was she was getting a ride home and then he told his driver no don't get take her their take her here and then the driver left to end she a n russell simmons heat pretty much forced her to this look into this location that may have been as a his an apart his apartment.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Does told me something under black purses chose to you bests and i realized that in that best actually meet it that's persists spang see she's a chemical engineer from cameroon and she's taking part in a state department program that pride in women from around the world who are in science and technology fields is thanks he thanks so much for talking with us thank you so much for having me the new movie thank you for your service is about coming home home specifically what it's like for soldiers who come home after surging serving during the surge in iraq in two thousand seven the movie is based on the book of the same name by pulitzer prizewinning journalist david finkel here's and pierce elizabeth blair and a note some of the descriptions in her story are graphic there is a scene in the movie in a therapist office sergeant adam schuman and his thenwife saskia need help the therapist look such humans military record two army come and dacian medals an army achievement medal impressive he never told me about those saskia is the one who insisted schuman get help the real adam schuman says yes she dead she's a firecracker ear uh even though she's my ex wife i owe a lot to her for her looking at me when i came home in an poking me and going with the wrong with you chairman did three deployments in iraq led a battalion during the surge lost friends came home traumatized and plagued with guilt david thank all covered.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:40 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on NPR News Now

"The new yorker also published a story following a 10month investigation of weinstein the magazine posted audio on its website it says his weinstein admitting he grabbed a woman the new yorker says the recording is from in new york police department sting operation a spokesperson for weinstein issued a statement denying the allegations weinstein has been fired by the company he cofounded with his brother elizabeth blair npr news eight say president trump had a great meeting today was secretary of state rex tillerson mpr scott horsely reports the white house's downplaying tensions between the two men after trump appeared to challenges cabinet secretary to an iq contrast the challenge came in the interview with forbes magazine in which trump said he doubted reports that the secretary of state had called him a moron but trump additive tillerson did say that they should compare iq tests white house spokeswoman sarah sanders tried to defuse the dust up by saying trump was making a joke president certainly never implied secretary of state was not a incredibly intelligent he made a joke and nothing more than that is full confidence in the secretary of state sanders insists the two men are working hand in hand to move the president's agenda forward even though on more than one occasion trump and tillerson as seem to be working from very different foreign policy play books scott horsely npr news the white house stocks of several major airlines including american airlines and united continental gained ground today that followed some positive earnings forecasts on wall street today the dow closed up sixty nine points the nasdaq was up seven points the sp 500 gained five points this is npr.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Npr's elizabeth blair late night comedy shows burned through a lot of material rewards for the hillary is going on a crosscountry tour to wrote the book the democrats that also now you'll visits and swing states they need a lot of jokes and so for years they put out a call to freelancers dan pasternak used to write jokes for jay leno he says the way it typically works is it shows send writers a list of the day's news stories he'd wake up and get to work and we quick oh great uh get up in the morning all have a cup of coffee earned orrick twenty joke you know my version of doing the crossword according to the comedy website split cider saturday night live sent out a message to its pool of freelancers that said starting the season weekend update would no longer be accepting joke submissions nbc preferred not to comment but pasternak says most shows have stopped the practice yes i mean shown darted ewing market was more trouble than it was were they were being bombarded with a lot of haessler and precious metal pasternak says snl has developed a tight end talented group of writers including weekend update cohost michael chang it is cold threat was what olive old timing threads make a comebacks was nice by gains polio freelancers he is to be able to make about one hundred dollars per joke but writers have also said getting a joke on the air was rare elizabeth blair npr news and and you're listening to all things considered on wnyc the trump administration is poised to extend sanctions relief to iran and avoid imminent action that could implode at the landmark two thousand fifteen and nuclear deal will consider the implications of that move coming up next stay tuned wnyc is supported by time and the conway's a play by j b presely the rider of an inspector calls downton abbey is elizabeth mcgovern stars.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:30 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

"The kennedy center honours were announced this past week one of the recipients is the creator of all on the family on the number of other legendary television shows but there's another yours elizabeth blair reports writer and producer norman lear says he will not attend the annual white house reception the kennedy center honors is a big deal in establish washington there's a starstudded show at the centres opera house it's later broadcast on network television before the show is a tradition for the president and first lady to hold a reception for the honorees at the white house in a statement to npr norman lear rights as an artist and a human being i cannot celebrate this incredible honor at a white house that has no interest in supporting the arts and humanities president trump has proposed eliminating the national endowment for the arts and humanities mr lear says he will accept the honor and attend the event at the kennedy center in early december typically the president and first lady due to a sit with the honorees during the shell elizabeth blair npr news washington american airlines those ten people on a flight from greece to philadelphia were injured saturday during severe turbulence the airline says flight seven fifty nine was heading to the city from athens with two hundred eighty seven passengers on a dozen crewmembers on board when it briefly and colored the severe turbulence shortly before landing a small town of henman pennsylvania is finally returning to normal after a wednesday morning train wreck will do a propane and sulphur fire has mak rues decided to let the fire burn itself out most of the.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:19 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Yeah a few years ago the artist iway way made lego portrait of activist and political prisoners from around the world they were on display at alcatraz at the time i way way was under house arrest in china and he couldn't travel to the store prison to see them he has his passport back now so he came here to wash tend to attend a new show of those portrait's at the hirschhorn museum and paris elizabeth blair went with him i way way documents everything as soon as he walks in the gallery he pulls out his iphone and start to instagram ing his own work one hundred ten from mixers show i'm strewn selfdirected detention so i way way has had several confrontations with chinese authorities once he was beaten so badly by police had to have brain surgery and he was under house arrest in 2011 when his friend and art dealer cheryl hands went to visit him in beijing to find out what she could do to support him his answer was merely make my work available to a broader audience it was haynes and our organization foresight that worked with iway way long distance to create the installation at alcatraz a collection of portraits of political prisoners and freespeech activists into picked in it was very difficult in some cases to find any imagery we had to go online and a lot of the photographs as these people were very pixellated iway way got the idea to capture that pixellated feel of the images using lake owes so i start to borrow maya sounds lego tool construct somewhere images haynes had lego bricks at sent the iway ways studio in china i actually had to carry quite a lot of them in suitcase mrs with me because somehow getting the leggos ship to to beijing from the factories seemed incredibly complicated after several trips back and forth i way sent digital designs for the portrait's to haines in san francisco where they were assembled by team of volunteers the show opened at alcatraz in 2014 nearly a million people attended now the portrait threat the hirschhorn museum in washington and i way way can finally walk through the door are very of the.

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"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:14 min | 3 years ago

"elizabeth blair" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Epa curious chao just like a billion five never heard of any recipe eight are we in a golden age of home cooking home cooking is dying so i would say no we're not in a golden age of home cooking i think we're in a situation where you know more more people the densities and cities are great for home cooking because you know you have farmers' markets in and grocery stores all around you uh you mentioned that we have access to recipes so many recipes bite were were also living in time where a lot of the messaging out there about food is about restaurants were also leaving in this time were were looking at food videos on mind and people are looking to those more and more and more but they're not cooking more more so i think we're seeing actually looking at the video to be like the hell would be great to deal and then watching a movie raid on stream playground rushing to the kitchen yeah i mean it's it i think what's happening as we are seeing cooking warm wars entertainment what we went into it i'd be curious as we want to have pushed cooking as something that you do on more of a daily basis than uh because we i think the cooking has a lot of benefits david to market is editor of the website epa curious we spoke to him about their recent project list of the one hundred greatest home cooks of all time there isn't one sure way to help combat veterans who have ptsd depression or who abuse alcohol or drugs but we're going to hear about a new you hip hop album released today that could help it's written in performed by a former navy cormon that someone the marines would call medic who served in afghanistan in fares elizabeth blair report dot todd is direct tinkle's bottles dog and warm innocent took the needles outs arm in a gun away from your four it's tom throw enough stands up his tough in the way that only one veteran through another form of his marriage oh me milan cohen airforce tells laws no thong not alone is from the album combat medicine model loans compound not alone is about taking charge of your live taking charge your transition in his own transition.

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