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Hairs Looking at You

Monday, June 09, 2003

Rock-musical "Hairspray" piled up eight awards Sunday at the 57th Tony Awards for excellence on Broadway while "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Take Me Out" shared major dramatic honors.

"Hairspray," the musical about an overweight high school girl in Baltimore based on the campy 1988 John Waters film, ...

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Hairspray, Movin' Out lead Tony Award Nominations

Monday, May 12, 2003

NEW YORK, NY -- The Tony Award nominations for the 2002-03 Broadway season were announced this morning at Sardi's restaurant by film actress Melanie Griffith and two-time Tony winner John Lithgow.

Leading the nominations was Hairspray, the musical about an overweight high school girl in Baltimore based on the ...

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The Tribeca Film Festival Radio Special

Friday, May 02, 2003

More than 200 feature, documentary, and short films are featured at the second annual Tribeca Film Festival, an eight-day extravaganza of screenings and events across Lower Manhattan. WNYC presents a 30-minute behind-the-scenes look at the festival hosted by Aaron Cohen. Featured are interviews with festival organizers Jane Rosenthal and Craig ...

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Easter Parade

Monday, April 14, 2003

Along with chocolate eggs and bunnies, the Easter and Passover season brings a horde of special choral-music performances to New York City. Below is a sampling of some of the most noteworthy concerts. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.

Monday, April 14
Haydn's Stabat Mater
Trinity Church (Episcopal), Broadway ...

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Seoul Searching

Monday, April 14, 2003

Saturday morning 5.30 a.m., up An-Sam mountain (well, more of a hill) to an area of temples, or maybe it’s all one temple. This isn’t anywhere in the tourist guide, it’s just one of the many temples in the city, and at this time on a Saturday morning, the hills ...

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Seoul Searching

Sunday, April 13, 2003

Korean Comfort Women, who were forced to act as sex slaves when the country was a Japanese colony.

Today I hired an interpreter, a young student who works at CNN ...

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Seoul Searching

Friday, April 11, 2003

Yesterday's visit to the DMZ was a red letter day - pun intended. There was obviously far more movement on the communist side of the border than is usual. In one of the many national English language papers I picked up (several of them have a circulation of 2 million) ...

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Seoul Searching

Thursday, April 10, 2003

Thrill seekers to Seoul sometimes visit the 38th parallel, the Demilitarized Zone or DMZ. Some 150,000 visitors visit annually, whisked in and out by commercial tour buses. I went in an army car with a Korean couple. Mr. Lee, a South Korean citizen, would not under normal circumstances be allowed ...

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Seoul Searching

Wednesday, April 09, 2003

A KFC in Seoul. Colonel Sanders as civic monument?

Outside the American Embassy, I went to see the group who keep a vigil to protest the killing of two schoolgirls. ...

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Seoul Searching

Tuesday, April 08, 2003

Magnolia blossom in a courtyard of the largest women's university in the world (established 1886 with 28,000 students).

I'm sitting in a hostel room. This is the institute of management ...

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Seoul Searching

Tuesday, April 08, 2003

Magnolia blossom in a courtyard of the largest women's university in the world (established 1886 with 28,000 students).

I'm sitting in a hostel room. This is the institute of management ...

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The WNYC-FM Anniversary Special

Monday, April 07, 2003

In 1943 WNYC-FM went on the air for the first time. Join us as we look back and celebrate six decades of great radio with a special one-hour program. You'll hear exciting performances, incisive commentary, and exploration of the creative process with artists such as Leonard Berstein, Thelonious Monk, Bela ...

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Seoul Searching

Monday, April 07, 2003

When cultural reporter Judith Kampfner isn't reporting on New York's rich arts scene for WNYC, she's trotting the globe, covering stories from far-flung destinations. Judith's latest dispatch comes to us from South Korea, where she's attending the 2003 International Festival of Women in Music Seoul. In advance of a ...

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WNYC-FM 60th Anniversary Programming Calendar

Friday, March 28, 2003

Sunday, April 6 at 8pm: New York Collegium at Church of St. Vincent Ferrer. Andrew Parrott conducts the modern-day premiere of Heinrich Biber's Missa Christi resurgentis.

Tuesday, April 8 at 3pm: WNYC-FM 60th Anniversary Special

Wednesday, April 9 at 2pm: Soundcheck 1st Anniversary Special

Friday, April 11 ...

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FM To The Fore in '47

Thursday, March 27, 2003

It's going to be an FM year.

Never before has there been such interest in technical development of frequency modulation; never has program master-minding so sharply focused on frequency modulation broadcast scheduling.

With the Municipal Broadcast System's FM unit, WNYC-FM now operating on its new ...

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The Art of War

Friday, March 21, 2003

Enter Gallery
Enter Gallery 2
Enter Gallery 3

About the Project:

The Art of War was conceived and curated by WNYC’s Interactive Media department ...

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And the Winner Is...

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

They might have taken the glitz out of Sunday's Oscars but in the end there was no distancing the biggest show in Hollywood from the real drama on the other side of the world.

Actor Adrien Brody pulled off a major Oscar upset on Sunday by being named ...

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On the Aisle

Tuesday, March 18, 2003

 

On the Aisle offers listeners a unique opportunity to experience the dramatist's imagination at work, revealing the risks and rewards of writing for Broadway and Hollywood. It addresses many key questions that writers face when crafting their work to fit an entirely different artistic venue: Is it better to ...

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Celebrating 60 Years of WNYC-FM in 2003

Tuesday, March 11, 2003

What were the first FM programs? For answers, read on…

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R.A. Blakelock's Art Work

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Images from Glyn Vincent's book The Unknown Night: The Genius and Madness of R.A. Blakelock, An American Painter


Indian Encampment Along the Snake River, 1871
(Courtesy of The Anschutz Collection)


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