WNYC Media Sponsorship: Events for May 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016 through Sunday, May 8, 2016
WNYC is a media partner of the Municipal Art Society, presenting Jane's Walk, an annual weekend of over 200 free neighborhood walking tours paying tribute to urbanist Jane Jacobs. This year's festival will include a tour and friendly debate led by reporter Jim O'Grady as Jane Jacobs and On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone as Robert Moses.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 through Friday, May 20, 2016
WNYC is a media partner of The New York Academy of Sciences, presenting The Addicted Brain and New Treatment Frontiers: Sixth Annual Aspen Brain Forum.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
WNYC is a media partner of the New York Guitar Festival. Since 1999, the New York Guitar Festival has explored every aspect of the guitar’s musical personality, presenting many of the world’s most distinctive and influential guitarists at venues including Carnegie Hall, The 92nd Street Y, Merkin Concert Hall, Joe’s Pub, Barbes, (le) Poisson Rouge, and The World Financial Center Winter Garden. In addition to producing eclectic, multi-genre concerts and radio broadcasts, commissioning new works, and supporting innovative collaborations among outstanding artists, its Guitar Harvest series of recordings supports innovative outreach programs in our public schools.
Monday, May 23, 2016 through Monday, October 31, 2016
WNYC is a media sponsor of the award-winning POV (Point of View), American television's longest-running independent documentary series. POV's 29th season on PBS begins Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10 p.m. and runs through Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, with special broadcasts in 2017.