Julia Lowrie Henderson

Studio 360

Julia Lowrie Henderson is a producer for PRI's Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Julia has spent the last several years crisscrossing the country - from Brooklyn to Oakland to Portland (Maine) and back to Brooklyn. She joined Studio 360 in 2013 after graduating from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.She has produced stories about viruses, Mike Kelley's Mobile Homestead, black-and-white movies, and giant sandworms. Her work has been featured on MPBN, New Hampshire Public Radio, and Public Radio Remix. She once shipped herself 40 lbs. worth of family Polaroid pictures and spent a year scanning and chronicling their tales. She enjoys a good joke and a nice, long drive across the country.

Detail of The Silver Lake Chorus' self-titled debut album.

The Silver Lake Chorus brings harmony to indie rock


The Silver Lake Chorus commissioned indie rockers to write songs for them. Aimee Mann explains how she wrote “Easy to Die,” about a friend’s overdose.

Pete Seeger performs in Newburgh, New York, in 1987.

Pete Seeger’s centennial

“School of Seven Bells” members Alejandra Deheza and Benjamin Curtis on tour in 2012.

How do you finish after your collaborator is gone?

Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang, ambassador from the land of comics

Terrance Hayes

Poet Terrance Hayes is anything but invisible


Greta Gerwig’s Musical Crush

Arts, Culture & Media

Greta Gerwig, the face of mumblecore and the star and co-writer of Frances Ha, recently stopped by the studio to talk about the newest-oldest trend in movies: black-and-white. As is 3…

Studio 360 Parties in 3D: featuring Javelin

Arts, Culture & Media

3D printers make it possible to print almost anything. So we wanted to see what our listeners might do with this new technology, so we teamed up with the 3D printer maker MakerBot to…

Make This Scary Short Screenplay

Arts, Culture & Media

We dared you to spook the master of scare himself, filmmaker Wes Craven. We got more than 300 gruesome and convention-busting 30-second short films. And one totally genre-defying scr…

Public Radio Bracket: Help Studio 360 Go All The Way

Arts, Culture & Media

March Madness is here and KPCC in Los Angeles has made its own bracket. Instead of college basketball teams going head-to-head, it’s all your favorite public radio shows facing-off …

Little Things Make A Big Splash

Arts, Culture & Media

The internet is in love with all things tiny — from Star Wars to snails, little things are getting big attention.