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This edition: September 2014

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 3, 2014.

First aired: September 12, 2014.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts the season premiere of Arts in the City from the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens.

Stories in this episode include Donna Hanover’s emotional interview with holocaust survivor Fred Terna; Tony Guida, making his Arts in the City debut, discovering the work of famed Looney Tunes animator Chuck Jones; a look at 100 years of slapstick comedy with Barry Mitchell; Andrew Falzon’s preview of the latest 3D movie being shown at the American Museum of Natural History; and Tinabeth Pina’s interview with feminist artist Linda Stein.

Guest List

Bill Berloni Director of Animal Behavior, Humane Society of New York

Scott Ellis Director, “You Can’t Take It With You”

Brad Harris Senior Director of Visitor Services, American Museum of Natural History

Craig Kausen Chuck Jones Center for Creativity

Barbara Miller Curator of the Collection and Exhibitions, Museum of the Moving Image

Trav S.D. Author

Linda Stein Artist

Daniel Terna Artist and Filmmaker

Frederick Terna Artist

Cheryl Washer Project Director and Registrar, Smithsonian Institution

Web Extras

Silent Film: A History

Trav S.D. talks about silent film comedian Harold Lloyd.

Fred Terna Interview Excerpt 1

How he became an artist in Theresienstadt concentration camp.

Fred Terna Interview Excerpt 2

How Holocaust art falls into 2 categories -- art created during the Holocaust and afterwards.

Fred Terna Interview Excerpt 3

What was impact impact of Holocaust on his art after his liberation from the camps.

Fred Terna Interview Excerpt 4

His legacy.

Fred Terna Interview Excerpt 5

Terna's son Daniel talks with his father about their different art styles.