Events for May 2017

The Greene Space

Forbidden: Too Punk, Too Queer with Carrie Brownstein and Thomas Meinecke

Monday, May 1, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, May 1 | A discussion about life and art in the punk scene and LGBTQ communities. Moderated by Kathy Tu, co-host of the new WNYC Studios podcast Nancy.

 

→ Watch our live video stream

The Greene Space

WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

1:00 PM

Wed, May 3 | Settle in for an hour of musical serenity as rising stars from The Juilliard School perform selections from some of classical music’s best-loved composers. Featuring chamber music by Schubert, Bartók and Mendelssohn performed by the Bordone Quartet.

 

 You can also watch a live video stream

The Greene Space

Portraying Gay Male Life Today

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 3 | How are today's realities and paradoxes shifting what gay writers and activists take on? Writers and artists Ali AsgarÉdouard LouisGarth Greenwell and Andrew Solomon explore how gay life, gay men and gay culture are changing and how artists are responding in their work.

 

→ You can also watch a live video stream

The Greene Space

Comedy Writing in the Age of Trump

Thursday, May 4, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 4 | "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" writers Ashley Nicole BlackPatrick Cassels and Mathan Erhardt discuss how they approach their work within the current political climate and what it's like to work on one of television's most diverse writing teams.

 

→ You can also watch a live video stream 

The Greene Space

44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, May 5, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, May 5 | Hosted by Julian Fleisher and featuring comedian Wali Collins, singer-songwriter Jessica Rowboat and immersive dance company The Dance Cartel. Special appearance by chef Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune restaurant.

 

→ You can also watch a live video stream

The Greene Space

Death, Sex & Money Live with Kevin Bacon

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

7:00 PM

Tues, May 9 | Join host Anna Sale for an intimate conversation with the Golden Globe-winning actor Kevin Bacon in this live podcast taping from WNYC Studios.

 


You can also watch our live video stream

The Greene Space

Heartbreakers: Of Mice and Men

Thursday, May 11, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 11 | Rapper and essayist Dessa launches her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding. She begins with an exploration of how research on voles might reveal a genetic basis for monogamy in humans, and how booze affects it. 

 

→ You can also watch our live video stream

The Greene Space

How I Got Over: A Performance of 'All American Boys'

Friday, May 12, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, May 12 | Join us for a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teenagers handle the consequences of racial profiling and police brutality.

The Greene Space

How I Got Over: A Performance of 'All American Boys'

Saturday, May 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Sat, May 13 at 7pm | Join us for a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teenagers handle the consequences of racial profiling and police brutality.

The Greene Space

How I Got Over: 'All American Boys' Performance and Conversation

Saturday, May 13, 2017

2:00 PM

Sat, May 13 at 2pm | Join us for a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teenagers handle the consequences of racial profiling and police brutality. Featuring a post-show conversation hosted by WNYC's Rebecca Carroll

 

→ A live video stream will also be available

The Greene Space

The Opera Party: Secrets of the Opera

Monday, May 15, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, May 15 | Metropolitan Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts an evening of performances by Metropolitan Opera star Ailyn Perez, amuse bouches by chef Antoine Westermann of Le Coq Rico — and confessions of salacious secrets. Co-hosted by writer and performer Justin Sayre.

 

→ A live video stream will also be available

The Greene Space

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

10:00 AM

Tues, May 16 | Join us for a live broadcast of WNYC's Peabody Award-winning radio show. Featuring On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone, The New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins, and more. 

 

**Please note: Due to technical issues, this show has been canceled. 

The Greene Space

Heartbreakers: From the Bottom of My Brain

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 17 | Rapper and essayist Dessa continues her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding. After a baaaad break-up, she assembles a team of researchers, neuroscientists and a clinician to try to remove the lingering love from her brain. 

 

→ You can also watch our live video stream

The Greene Space

New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, May 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 18 | John Schaefer hosts Grammy-winner Sharon Isbin and her Juilliard protégés: Alberta Khoury from Australia, Tengyue Zhang from China and America’s Colin Davin

 

→ You can also watch a live video stream

The Greene Space

Icons & Innovators: Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood

Friday, May 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, May 19 | Susan Fales-Hill hosts a conversation and series finale screening with the creators of "Shots Fired."

The Greene Space

Friends for Now

Saturday, May 20, 2017

2:00 PM

Sat, May 20 | Grab your kids and walk don't run to our afternoon of thrills and laughs in this kid's game show! Hosted by comedian Jo Firestone.

The Greene Space

Friends for Now

Sunday, May 21, 2017

2:00 PM

Sun, May 21 | Grab your kids and walk don't run to our afternoon of thrills and laughs in this kid's game show! Hosted by comedian Jo Firestone.

The Greene Space

Heartbreakers: Forever? Forever-ever?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 24 | When a relationship ends, by choice or circumstance, where should we keep all the feels? How "over it" do we really get? Rapper and essayist Dessa continues her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding.

The Greene Space

New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 25 | John Schaefer hosts an evening of performances by sharp-edged indie rocker Margaret Glaspy and Julian Lage, one of the most formidable jazz guitarists of his generation.

The Greene Space

Heartbreakers: Free Will or Just, Like, Pretty Cheap Will?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 31 | How much choosing are we really doing when we select a mate? Dessa wraps her series — a collision of art, music and research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding.