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  • Norton Lecture 4: The Road

    REGISTER HERE Laurie Anderson presents Spending the War Without You: Virtual Backgrounds. The Road is the fourth in a series of six lectures. The talk will consider technology, media hypnosis, radio, speed and invention. About the Speakers Presented by Laurie Anderson, one of America’s most renowned – and daring – creative pioneers. Known primarily for her multimedia presentations, she has cast herself in

  • AWAKEN Podcast

    The Rubin Museum’s AWAKEN podcast From deep introspection to life-changing moments, awakening can take many forms. Join me, Laurie Anderson as host, and guests for a 10-episode series about the dynamic path to “waking up.” Available wherever you get your podcasts or at rubinmuseum.org/awakenpod

  • Norton Lectures 1-3 Rebroadcasts

    If you’ve missed any of the first three Norton lectures (or want to watch them again), each will have a 24hr encore stream on youtube next month. Lecture 1: June 2 Lecture 2: June 9 Lecture 3: June 16 INFO: https://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/norton-lectures

  • Norton Lecture #3: The Rocks

    Norton Lecture #3: The Rocks will be re-broadcast for 24 hours. April 28 5pm EDT – April 29 5pm EDT

  • Big Science Reissue Interview Round-Up

    Laurie has been giving a lot of interviews lately around the upcoming release of the new Big Science vinyl reissue and we thought it’d be handy to collect them in one place.   Adam Buxton Podcast Laurie talks with Buxton about the release of her debut album, Big Science, on red vinyl this coming Friday and more, like collaborating with

  • Norton Lecture #2

    Update: The Forest will be re-broadcast for 24hrs on April 7-8. More info here.

  • The First Time with Matt Everitt

    Laurie appeared on BBC Radio 6 Music yesterday to chat with Matt Everitt about the pivotal musical moments that have shaped her life and career. Stream it here for a limited time: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000sqnr

  • Big Science to be reissued on Red Vinyl April 9th via Nonesuch

    Big Science, will return to vinyl for the first time in 30 years with a new red vinyl edition due April 9 on Nonesuch Records.  The release includes the re-mastered original album first released on CD for the 25th anniversary in 2007; it is available to pre-order here.  More announcements to come.  

  • Laurie + Bob Ezrin on The Gould Standard

    This intimate conversation is one of old friends reminiscing on career highlights, the creative passions that drive them and of course, their shared love of Lou Reed. Listen to Laurie and Bob’s remarkable stories of days past, thoughtful perspectives on our current moment, and plans for future collaboration.

  • Solstice Eve Sound Meditation

    On the eve of the Winter Solstice the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies hosted a live sound meditation conducted by Laurie. The complete recording is now available to stream below.   Playlist: 1. Max Richter, Dream 1 (before the wind blows it all away), Sleep 2. William Basinski, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Lamentations 3. The Mills Brothers, Ida Sweet as Apple

  • Party in the Bardo #11

    Party in the Bardo has reached the end of the road with today’s release of episode #11. Jonathan Cott, the guest from the very first episode, returns to bookend the series. The topic is Love. Thank you to WESU for hosting this wild ride.

  • Party in the Bardo #8 with Jason Moran

    The eighth episode of “Party in the Bardo: Conversations with Laurie Anderson” features a conversation between Laurie and pianist, composer, and artist Jason Moran on WESU Middletown 88.1FM.

  • Party in the Bardo #7 feat. Anohni

    In show 7 of Party in the Bardo iconic singer Anohni talks about her musical inspirations, shamans, shape shifting, demons and New York City this week. Features the work of Yoko Ono, Diamanda Galas, Aretha Franklin among others.

  • Party in the Bardo #6 with Don Shewey

    Party in the Bardo is back! Today’s episode features guest Don Shewey and the theme is ecstatic music.  

  • Intermission in the Bardo

    This week’s episode of Party in the Bardo is a sort of intermission to the format. Without a guest this time, it’s Laurie from her studio introducing a selection of works by Brian Eno, La Monte Young, Pandit Pran Nath, Max Richter, and William Basinski. https://soundcloud.com/wesufm/party-in-the-bardo-episode-55-intermission-in-the-bardo-2hrs

  • Conversation with Jonathan F.P. Rose

    On Thursday, July 23rd at 2:00pm EDT, The Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health hosts a conversation between Laurie Anderson and Jonathan F.P. Rose, Co-Founder of the Garrison Institute. This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 2pm EDT on Thursday, July 23rd. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of your registration. Registration for this

  • Party in the Bardo #3

    The third episode of “Party in the Bardo: Conversations with Laurie Anderson” features a conversation between Laurie Anderson and poet Paul Muldoon. Listen to the entire 2-hour broadcast at WESU 88.1FM’s show archives. LISTEN: https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/296309/party-in-the-bardo