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Alicia Zuckerman

Senior Editor for Enterprise, WLRN-Miami Herald News

Alicia Zuckerman appears in the following:

'Tis the Season for GIF-ing

Friday, December 07, 2012

Art Basel Miami Beach, the country’s buzziest art fair, is in full swing. Dozens of satellite events and temporary galleries have popped up during the fair, including “Moving the Still,” an exhibition made up entirely of GIFs, are tiny animations made from looping together ...

See GIFs featured in "Moving the Still"

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Miami Haitian Community Still Feels Earthquake's Effects, 6 Months Later

Monday, July 12, 2010

Six months after a massive earthquake shook Haiti, Haitians and Haitian-Americans are still coping with the fallout.

Today, the director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Alejandro Mayorkas will be in Miami to try and clear up some confusion over immigration status for Haitians. Days after the quake, the U.S. government gave Haitians living here what's called Temporary Protected Status, but that applied to Haitians who were living in the United States on or before January 12th — the day of the earthquake. T.P.S. was not given to Haitians who came to the United States after the earthquake.

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Miami Poem Depot

Friday, April 23, 2010

In Miami, poets create on-demand verses for passers-by on manual typewriters. The project is called the "Poem Depot," and it's the brainchild of the Miami Poetry Collective. Produced by Alicia Zuckerman.

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Miami Haitians Dealing with Disaster

Thursday, February 04, 2010

The situation in Haiti has been front page news in the Miami area since the earthquake hit in mid-January. We find out how the Haitian community there is dealing with the disaster on a day-to-day basis. We look at how Haitians in South Florida are dealing with new temporary immigration policies.

Then we turn to artist Edwige Danticat, one of Miami’s most prominent Haitian-Americans.

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In Miami, 'What's Up With That?'

Monday, November 16, 2009

There are unusual things going on in every city – strange people, curious buildings and local lore. In Miami, public radio journalist Alicia Zuckerman is trying to get answers for the people of South Florida as she asks, "What's up with that?" She’s the co-host of “Under the Sun,” a new public radio series, and she takes story suggestions from listeners. Voting ends today on whether the next story will be about a naked carpet guy, a haunted hotel or rising ocean levels.

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Guerra de la Paz

Friday, February 08, 2008

Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz are a pair of artists who live and work together in Miami. Their vibrant, room-sized installations look like hallucinations of landscapes -– and they are all built from discarded clothing. The duo keeps their garment ...

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A House Party for DTW's Birthday

Friday, November 11, 2005

For the last 40 years, Dance Theater Workshop has been a hothouse for new experimental dance and performance art. Artists ranging from Mark Morris to Whoopi Goldberg have performed there. DTW, as it is affectionately known, celebrated its birthday earlier this week with a house party at its West 19th ...

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The History of Dance

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

A new exhibition at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center traces the history of dance in America. WNYC’s Alicia Zuckerman went to the show and filed this report.

(“Challenge Dance” scene from the movie Tap)

REPORTER: That’s Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr. in the “Challenge ...

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Waverly Theater Re-Born as IFC Center

Friday, June 17, 2005

The legendary Waverly Theater at Sixth Avenue and West Third Street in Greenwich Village shut its doors almost four years ago. Tonight, it will re-open as a lavishly renovated three-screen movie theater run by the Independent Film Channel. WNYC’s Alicia Zuckerman has more.

REPORTER: The IFC Center— as the theater is ...

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Saxes From Differend Worlds

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Three shows at the Asia Society this week will feature a new collaboration between two alto saxophonists from very different worlds. WNYC’s Alicia Zuckerman has that story.

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Art Show Focuses on Garment Workers

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

At one time, New York City had hundreds of thousands of workers churning out much of this country’s clothing. Today, there are about eighty-thousand blue-collar garment workers left in the city. A recent art installation focused on some of them.

This past weekend, an old, empty Liz Claiborne store at the ...

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Play Questions Faith in Courtroom Setting

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

"The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" is a play by Steven Adley Guirgis that's currently on stage at the Public Theater. In the play, questions of sin, faith, and the possibility of forgiveness are thrashed out in an other-worldly courtroom setting.

It's a co-production with the LAByrinth Theater, directed by Philip ...

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"Ashes and Snow" Exhibit at Temporary Museum

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Recently, you may have noticed huge, mysterious photographs of elephants on the sides of buildings all around town. They're not accompanied by any text, or other clues as to why they’re there.

They are the work of Gregory Colbert. On Saturday, a temporary museum built specifically for his exhibition "Ashes and ...

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NASA's Artist-in-Residence

Monday, February 21, 2005

A few years ago Laurie Anderson got a phone call from NASA asking her to become its first Artist-in-Residence. Anderson is a boundary-defying artist. She sings, she plays violin, she composes music, she writes prose. At first she thought the phone call was a prank, but when she realized it ...

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Exhibition of Prisioners' Paintings

Thursday, December 16, 2004

Each year, The Fortune Society—an ex-prisoner advocacy group—holds an exhibition of art created by inmates. The fifth annual "Insider Art" show is taking place this week at the Lab Gallery of the Roger Smith Hotel at 47th Street and Lexington Avenue. It was curated by Graham Nash, from the band ...

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Boom Box Symphony

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

For the past 12 years, composer Phil Kline has been leading people through the streets of New York for his annual Christmas symphony ... using tapes, played on boom boxes by the participants. This year, the Jewish Community Center commissioned a Hanukkah version of the piece. "Night Lights" premiered Thursday ...

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Soccer and the Symphony

Monday, November 29, 2004

The Mexican American Symphony Orchestra makes its debut tomorrow night under the baton of a precocious Manhattan School of Music student, who founded the ensemble. One of the pieces on the program is based on a soccer match between Mexico and Brazil. Alicia Zuckerman has more.

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Convention Draws Hundreds of Artists to City

Saturday, August 28, 2004

The conventional wisdom was that the city was going to clear out this week. But besides the thousands of delegates, protestors and journalists pouring into town for the Republican National Convention--writers, actors, dancers, musicians, and other artists are also seizing the moment. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman reports.

AZ: They range from ...

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No More Pencils, No More Books.

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Tomorrow is the last day of school at the Bronx Charter School for the Arts--a new elementary school for grades K through 3 in the industrial neighborhood of Hunts Point. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman has been stopping by all year, and now has the last in a series of reports.

Aaron Feliciano: ...

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Four Winners Chosen for WTC Site Culture Center

Friday, June 11, 2004

About a year ago more than a hundred cultural institutions submitted proposals and crossed their fingers, hoping to win a spot in the cultural complex being planned for the World Trade Center Site. Yesterday we found out that the four winners are the Joyce International Dance Center, the Signature Theater, ...

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