- Tuesday,September 12,2023nothingBig Ears Festival 2024 to Feature More Than a Dozen Nonesuch Artists in Celebration of Label’s 60th Anniversary
The line-up for the 2024 Big Ears Festival—taking place in downtown Knoxville, TN, March 21–24—has been announced, including more than a dozen Nonesuch artists past, present, and future, in celebration of the label’s 60th anniversary in 2024: Sam Amidon, Laurie Anderson, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, Tyondai Braxton, Rhiannon Giddens, Mary Halvorson, Robin Holcomb, Wayne Horvitz, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Brad Mehldau, Ringdown (Caroline Shaw and Danni Lee), Davóne Tines, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, and Yasmin Williams.
- Wednesday,June 7,2023nothingKoerner Hall 2023–24 Season to Include Rhiannon Giddens, Brad Mehldau, Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet, Richard Goode
The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Koerner Hall in Toronto has announced its 2023–24 concert season—the venue’s fifteenth anniversary season—including performances from Rhiannon Giddens, Brad Mehldau, Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet, and Richard Goode.
- Friday,May 12,2023nothing
Laurie Anderson is on The Pitchfork Review podcast. The episode features her conversation with Pitchfork Editor-in-Chief Puja Patel, Kim Gordon, and writer/editor Sinéad Gleeson from the Chicago Humanities Festival in May 2022. They discuss This Woman’s Work, an essay anthology edited by Gordon and Gleeson, which includes a piece about Anderson, and more. You can hear their conversation here.
- Monday,March 20,2023nothing
“It was thrilling to talk to her,” Marc Maron says of Laurie Anderson, his guest on the latest episode of WTF with Marc Maron. “Laurie Anderson had a profound impact on my life. Just hearing her in my headset while I talked to her was kind of mind-blowing.” They talk, among other things, about life in 1970s New York with fellow artists like Philip Glass, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Spalding Gray; playing straight man to Andy Kaufman; and a new book she helped edit of Lou Reed’s writing on tai chi. You can hear their conversation here.
- Friday,November 11,2022nothing
Laurie Anderson was the musical guest on the latest edition WNYC's Get Lit with All of It, the book club series with All of It host Alison Stewart. She joined Stewart at the New York Public Library last month, along with a friend, author A.M. Homes, who spoke about her new book, The Unfolding. Anderson performed an improvised piece based on the book and spoke with Stewart about her own work. For her second performance, Anderson incorporated a recording of her late husband Lou Reed, the ninth anniversary of whose death coincided with the event. You can hear the performances and conversation and watch the complete event here.
- Friday,October 21,2022nothing
Laurie Anderson is the guest on the latest episode of the new CNN podcast All There Is with Anderson Cooper, a personal exploration of loss and grief. On the new episode, Anderson reflects on the death of her husband Lou Reed. They also discuss her 2015 film Heart of a Dog, a personal essay on joy and heartbreak and remembering and forgetting, which she made following the death of her beloved dog Lolabelle. You can hear their conversation here.
- Monday,June 27,2022nothingSFJAZZ 2022–23 Season to Include Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Laurie Anderson, Mariza
SFJAZZ has announced its 2022–23 concert season including performances from Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride, Brian Blade, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Laurie Anderson, and Mariza. This marks the 10th anniversary season of the SFJAZZ Center and the 40th anniversary of the organization.
- Tuesday,May 3,2022nothing
Laurie Anderson, a longtime student of Buddhism and meditation, is on the podcast A Skeptic’s Path to Enlightenment to discuss her personal path with Buddhism and approaching art with a beginner’s mind. “It’s what music does,” she says. “It helps you free yourself from meaning into a much more tangible world or state, in which you feel things and understand them, rather than put them into words.” You can hear the conversation here.
- Sunday,April 3,2022nothing
Laurie Anderson was on CBS's 60 Minutes to talk with Anderson Cooper about her career in art and music, including her early hit single, "O Superman," and the debut album on which it appeared, Big Science, released 40 years ago this month. She also takes Cooper on a tour of her largest-ever US art exhibition, The Weather, at Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC. You can watch the interview as well as two 60 Minutes Overtime web exclusive pieces on the making of "O Superman" and the power of storytelling here.
- Friday,February 18,2022nothing
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, will present a selection of free public programs in conjunction with Laurie Anderson: The Weather (on view through July 31), the largest-ever US exhibition of Anderson's artwork. From late February through July, the Hirshhorn will present performances by Anderson, artist talks, and film screenings. Programs will be held at the Hirshhorn, at partnering DC venues, and online. “I’m so happy to be working with the Hirshhorn and grateful to be able to expand the exhibition into music, performance, and events,” she said. “In many ways, my subject has always been America, and it’s been exciting to get a chance to present my stories in the most symbolic center of power: the nation’s capital—especially in these watershed times."
- Thursday,January 20,2022nothing
Laurie Anderson is on the Chatter podcast to talk with host Shane Harris about her work, particularly as it relates to the podcast's focus on the intersection of art and national security, including her piece Habeas Corpus, her surprise 1981 hit single "O Superman," and her 2015 film Heart of a Dog. You can hear their conversation here. Nonesuch Records reissued Laurie Anderson's debut album, Big Science, which features "O Superman," on red vinyl last year. Remixes of two tracks from the album were recently released: the title track, remixed by Arca, and "Sweaters," by Sam Gendel.
- Wednesday,January 19,2022nothingArca Remix of Laurie Anderson’s "Big Science," Title Track to Her Landmark 1982 Debut Album, Out Now on Nonesuch
A remix of Laurie Anderson’s “Big Science” by Arca—the Venezuelan musician, singer, composer, and producer Alejandra Ghersi Rodriguez—is out now Nonesuch Records. Arca produced her reinterpretation of the title track to Laurie Anderson’s landmark 1982 debut album from her home studio in Barcelona; the original recording features Anderson on vocals, OBXa, percussion, and electronics; Roma Baran on glass harmonica; Perry Hoberman on bottles; and David Van Tieghem on RotoToms and timpani, as well as Anderson, Baran, Hoberman on “sticks.”
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