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Release Date: 06/20/2020

40 Beeps show art 40 Beeps

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This episode: chimes, beeps, tones. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues!

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39 Investigating Now show art 39 Investigating Now

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This episode: factories, elections, popsicles. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues!

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38 Call It Like It Isn't show art 38 Call It Like It Isn't

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This episode: guitars and Grindr. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues! Content warnings in the full show notes.

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37 Neighborhood Poetics show art 37 Neighborhood Poetics

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This episode: Brooklyn Bridge, Fort Tryon Park, Herbert Von King Park. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues! Content warnings in the full show notes.

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36 Camp show art 36 Camp

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This episode: camp counselors, acting lessons, artist statements. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues!

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35 Together, Apart show art 35 Together, Apart

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This episode: experiments, dads, boats. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues! Content warnings in the full show notes.

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34 Well Versed show art 34 Well Versed

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This episode: sheep stories, rhyming raps, bedtime bummers. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues! Content warnings in the full show notes.

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33 Are We Having Fun? show art 33 Are We Having Fun?

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This episode: existential, high, reminiscent, and crunchy. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues!

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32 Now Sounds show art 32 Now Sounds

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This week: sound trucks, empty bars, corona rhymes. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues!

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This week: taxes, survival, friendship. While The New York Neo-Futurists are social distancing just like you, our on-going and ever-changing attempt to create immediate art for you continues! Content warnings in the full show notes.

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Thanks for Hitting Play and then listening to Hit Play. In honor of Juneteenth, and the continual efforts of the Black Lives Matter movement, this week we’re featuring plays that keep conversations about race going. This week: NY protests, Seattle history, preschool memories, Black joy! 

 

Some of the plays in this episode may contain sensitive topics. For more specific content warnings, check out the timecodes below.

 

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View episode transcription here!

2:06 [CW: racial violence] - Making Tracks: Walk #7 (Protest Songs) by Kyra Sims; full essay here

8:08 - Two Legacies in Five Parts by Julia Melfi; Free Capitol Hill list of demands here

12:30 - Yellow Power, Black Peril by Topher Lin

15:39 - Variations on Black Joy by Hilary Asare featuring Rayne Harris, T Thompson, Nicole Hill, Robin Virginie

 

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Hit Play is produced by Anthony Sertel Dean, Julia Melfi, and Léah Miller

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