Schedule for Friday, Jan. 31

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Happy Friday, folks. Here's what we have on tap for you today:

  • Known for more than his attention-getting Grammy hats, music producer and performer Pharrell Williams has had an incredible year that saw two of his collaborations hit massive popularity. His creativity also extends to visual art and design, and he's co-curated an exhibition called "This is Not a Toy," at Toronto's Design Exchange. Jian talks to him from Los Angeles about his creative curiousity and appetite for risk. [FULL POST]

  • Writer Gary Shteyngart on his hilarious memoir Little Failure, which touches on his early life in the USSR as well as his immigration to the U.S. and trying to adapt to American life. [FULL POST]

  • Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna, now based in Los Angeles, performs. [FULL POST]


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