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  • How Important Is an Art Room Anyway?

    New York City officials said all schools should have dedicated space for subjects like art or science. But many schools are too crowded to give these subjects a home of their own.

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  • From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations

    All Things Considered

    The silent generation is still paying off mortgages, and baby boomers aren't done with student loans. A new study by Pew Charitable Trusts also shows fewer millennials are taking on mortgages.

  • #TBT: Steven Moffat on 'Sherlock'

    Studio 360

    Studio 360 offers a deep dive in the archives for Throwback Thursday: a favorite interview with Steven Moffat.



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  • Cuomo Says He Doesn't Control the MTA

    Speaking Wednesday, Governor Cuomo said the real beneficiary of the MTA's capital plan is the NYC region, not the whole state.

  • Even With Redesign, Your Flight From LaGuardia Might Still Be Late

    Some airline experts say the changes won't solve LaGuardia's real problem.

  • Christie Telling It Like It Is: One Vote at a Time

    The Christie Tracker Podcast

    Christie’s latest trip to New Hampshire demonstrates his strength in front of a crowd and his weakness when it comes to widespread support.

  • Environmental Groups Keep Pushing for Rejection of Exxon Settlement

    A Superior Court judge is expected to hear arguments on the proposed pollution settlement between ExxonMobil and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Thursday.

  • 90-Second New York

    From food truck fare in the Bronx to treasure hunting on Staten Island, WNYC and New York magazine teamed up to capture the best of summer in the city.

Arts and Culture

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  • Joy Williams' Public Breakup and Private Grief

    Death, Sex & Money

    As her Grammy-winning duo The Civil Wars was falling apart, Joy Williams was privately dealing with a rocky patch in her marriage, a new baby and her father's cancer diagnosis.

  • Return of Mo Rocca and the Grandmothers

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Mo Rocca discusses the new season of his show "My Grandmother's Ravioli" and is joined by Ruth Taube who helped him learn how to make matzo ball soup.

  • On Wyatt Cenac, 'Key & Peele,' And Being The Only One In The Room

    Wyatt Cenac's much-publicized confrontation with Jon Stewart says a lot about the pitfalls of being The Only One In The Room. But turns out there's some interesting social science behind it, too.

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  • Breaking Ballet's Color Barrier

    Studio 360

    In a live conversation, American Ballet Theater's newest principal dancer talks with Raven Wilkinson and Carmen de Lavallade, two trailblazing African-American ballerinas. 

Tech and Media

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  • What Is Our Attention Actually Worth?

    Note to Self

    Tech entrepreneur Tristan Harris imagines technology without constant notifications - and a funding system that incentivizes techies to build it.

  • Narcissistic, Maybe. But Is There More To The Art Of The Selfie?

    All Things Considered

    Some say selfies are a mark of our narcissistic culture. But what about a little photoshopping? Is this further evidence of our vanity — or a platform for our personal brand and self-expression?

  • Find Ice Cream Near You, Lickety Split

    New York City is hot. You need ice cream. And with the click of a button, our Ice Cream Radar will detect your location, scan the vicinity and find your nearest scoop.

Music for your day

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  • Forró In The Dark, In Studio


    The New York based Brazilian ex-pats perform songs from their new album 'Forro in the Dark Plays Zorn' live in the studio.

  • Sam Lee, In Studio


    Stream a live performance and interview with the British singer-songwriter. 

  • Weekly Music Round Up: The Evil Twin Of Brian Eno; Haunting Music From Atlantic City; Art Rock That Rocks


    This week’s roundup includes punk documentaries, a few ghostly tunes and a self-proclaimed flower alchemist.

  • Eszter Balint, In Studio


    Hear Eszter Balint's sophisticated rock live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • ROOM8, In Studio


    Hear the Los Angeles synthpop duo perform new songs in the Soundcheck studio.

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