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As Long as There's Fire: David Bowie's 'Heroes' to 'The Next Day'
1 Nov 2015 // 7:00 PM

Forty years after "Heroes", we discover the doomed couple wasn’t so doomed after all, those declarations of love weren’t as futile as we thought, and there are indeed heroes to be found.

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1
1 Oct 2015 // 8:02 PM

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.


He Took It All Too Far: David Bowie's "Ziggy" Years, 1971-1973
25 Mar 2010 // 4:00 PM

At a time when the rock heroes of the era embodied macho appeal and dressed down in jeans and T-shirts, Bowie’s Ziggy struck an incongruous chord while challenging gender identifications.

Chameleon Comedian: David Bowie 1967-1970
28 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

As innovative and eclectic as his music has been, Bowie’s means and methods of articulation also reveal an artist finely attuned to the subversive potential of humor.


David Bowie: Five Years (1969-1973)
5 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM

David Bowie presents a lavish box set containing classic albums that have been carefully remastered for amazing sound clarity.

Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color
21 Apr 2015 // 8:06 PM

What makes the Alabama Shakes sound new is that they’re evidently devoted to their musical forebears -- everyone from Etta James and Aretha to Bowie and Zeppelin -- yet also coquettishly unfaithful to each one of them.


The 10 Best Songs About New Beginnings
14 Jan 2015 // 5:07 AM

In honor of a new year, here is a list of songs that can help nudge even the idlest of souls off the couch in 2015.

David Bowie - “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” (video)
25 Feb 2013 // 9:08 PM

David Bowie's eagerly awaited new record, 'The Next Day', comes our way on March 12th.


‘Bowie Is’: Beyond the Coke Spoon and Album Art
25 Sep 2014 // 7:44 AM

You’ve probably already heard about David Bowie’s cocaine spoon.

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents David Bowie Film Series, August 2-8
24 Jul 2013 // 1:30 AM

After the release of a new album (The Next Day) and a sold-out museum exhibition in London (David Bowie Is), a film retrospective continues the year’s tribute to Bowie’s fascinating career.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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