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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

PRI and WNYC

Arts, Design, Visual Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI and WNYC, is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.

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Ian McKellen, “Go Set a Watchman,” & A Museum of Soviet Culture

July 16th, 2015

Episode 69 of 165 episodes

Ian McKellen has played Magneto in the “X-Men” movies and Gandalf in “The Lord of the Rings,” but his latest role is a real biggie: Sherlock Holmes. Plus, Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman” upends our picture of Atticus Finch, but the LA Times’ book reviewer says it shouldn’t be too surprising. And a new museum preserves the everyday artifacts of the Eastern Bloc —in Los Angeles.

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