With Christmas less than a week away, these beautiful tomes come in handy as last minute gifts. Here are our picks for some of our favorite cookbooks of the year. We even snagged a few recipes from them for your cooking pleasure.
Performance artist Marina Abramovic once sat in a museum for seven hours a day, for about three months. She lived in a gallery for twelve days, without talking or eating. Now she is staging her funeral.
2013 was the year when New Yorkers stood in line for up to eight hours to go through a rainy, dark room. It was also the year when a painting of a tiny bird from the 1600's drew record crowds to a local museum. And when a famous rotunda was filled with anything but light.
Natalie Abreu, a single mother of three, lived in a homeless shelter in the Bronx, while commuting to her job as a cleaner at a casino in Queens. Her story helped sway an arbitrator into drastically increases wages for her and her coworkers.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s administration is taking shape. Behind the scenes, the daughter of a Brooklyn preacher, a mother of two who beat back cancer, is helping build the next administration.
Crosswords are a hundred years young as a new generation of constructors adds LOL and more.
On the Culture Gabfest, panelists Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss American Hustle, David O. Russell’s period gangster film starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence. Next, the critics welcome Willa Paskin, Slate’s TV critic, to discuss her favorite show of the year, the Danish political drama Borgen.
"People need to realize that a bowl of pho shouldn't cost $5 dollars, it should sometimes cost $23 dollars, because it's made with the same love, care and ingredients as their fancy French food," says Bloomberg restaurant critic Ryan Sutton.
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four Christmas-themed works to bring you comfort, joy, and a little sass.
The Pope just gave it to the global economy with both barrels. Was he right to do so?
This May 1, 1978 interview was the third Vonnegut had with Walter James Miller for WNYC’s “Writers’ Almanac.” This time, Vonnegut shares the microphone with journalist/novelist L. J. Davis. The topic was “the novelist’s relationship to community.”
Soundcheck producer Michael Katzif runs through some of the year's most notable and creative promotional hype.
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Every four years, one extraordinary pianist receives the Gilmore Artist Award, the MacArthur “genius” grant of the music world. Hear this year’s recipient in his or her first New York appearance as the Gilmore Artist! Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon and APM’s Fred Child.
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