Saturday, April 06, 2013
There are thousands of artists in New York City, some scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements, or on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Mad Men is back on Sunday. The sixth season of the AMC TV show about the world of advertising in 1960s New York finds many of it characters at a crossroads, struggling with death and identity.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
“I like to study music and I like visuals. I think that there’s nothing better than telling a story that’s authentic about the real human condition, about people who are trying,” she said.
Monday, April 01, 2013
With the baseball season upon us, it's hard not to think of the delicious concession that's become synonymous with America's favorite past time: The hot dog. We dug into the WNYC Archives to find out why and how the baloney on a roll became king of the ball field.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
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.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Let lifestyle and craft guru JacquieLongLegs show you how to celebrate the Game of Thrones Season 3 premiere AND Easter all in one fell swoop.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
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.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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.
Monday, March 25, 2013
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.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The work of one of the visionaries of 20th-century music is being presented in an unusual setting in New York City.
Friday, March 22, 2013
"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.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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."
Friday, March 15, 2013
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.
Saturday, March 09, 2013
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.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
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.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
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.
Friday, March 01, 2013
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.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
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.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
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.
Friday, February 15, 2013
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?