New York City is home to numerous cultural and artistic institutions, but their hallowed marble halls and gilded auditoriums aren't the only places where the city's abundant creative energy shines. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Let lifestyle and craft guru JacquieLongLegs show you how to celebrate the Game of Thrones season four premiere AND Easter all in one fell swoop.
Music video enthusiasts, fashion lovers, and punk rock aficionados: This spring season of museum offerings has something for each of you, from a shoe show, to a punk exhibition, to a retrospective that pays homage to the art of the music video.
To help celebrate Grand Central Terminal's 100th anniversary, some horses will be grazing and walking around the Beaux-Arts station. It's part of an installation and performance piece by artist Nick Cave.
In the Catskills this weekend, there was a payoff of sorts for the the long winter — with its cold snaps and, at times, copious amounts of snow — in the form of amber gold: maple syrup.
The work of one of the visionaries of 20th-century music is being presented in an unusual setting in New York City.
"As long as there's that level of fear of female power and a degradation of gay and lesbian families and transgender people I'm still not ready to see this Pope as a moral guide for me." - Jamie Manson.
A handful of performances, both on and off Broadway, are making headlines this month — for reasons both good and bad: Of one of the newest shows on the Great White Way, one critic fumes: "It's one of the worst things that I've seen on Broadway in I don't know how long."
Outreach to immigrants, especially Latinos, is a key part of the recent three-year strategic plans issued by the struggling Catholic school systems in the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. This week, WNYC's Amy Eddings hears from two superintendents of these schools, as our Catholic Conversations continue.
There are thousands of artists in New York City perfecting their craft in studios, basements and on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
New York City isn’t known for its barbecue. But for Pete Wells, who reviews restaurants for the New York Times, three barbecue joints come tantalizingly close.
As the Catholic Church begins the process of selecting its next leader, WNYC's Amy Eddings is hosting conversations with Catholics to find out what anxieties, concerns and hopes they have during this time of transition. We're hearing this week from two nuns.
Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Bette Midler. These are some of the big stars landing on Broadway this spring season. And even before the stars come out, a number of other shows are drawing attention.
WNYC's Amy Eddings is hosting conversations with Catholics to find out what anxieties, concerns and hopes they have during this time of transition. We're hearing this week from two priests, both from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.
The Chelsea arts scene is expanding and thriving, even though several galleries flooded and had their collections damaged during Sandy. Dan Duray, of the Observer’s Gallerist page, said the community has bounced back quickly and is experiencing a boom.
We’re only a week away from Oscar weekend, and while the awards show is undeniably the biggest in Hollywood, it’s also considered the corniest, most overblown event – even by the biggest movie fans. How bad is it?
Animal migration, slaves and a partnership with Cuba are some of the highlights of the dance season that’s starting in New York City.
We spent the final Downton of the year in the company of our fellow Abbeyfiles as we live-chatted the finale. Read the transcript of our chat below.
“He doesn’t know he’s small, he doesn’t know he has a pushed-in face—he thinks he’s Mr. America.”
Food writers Deb Perelman and Melissa Clark take a turn under the Stir-Fry hot seat and answer questions about food and cooking.