Alicia Zuckerman

Senior Editor for Enterprise, WLRN-Miami Herald News

Alicia Zuckerman appears in the following:

Brooklyn Beer

Sunday, May 16, 2004

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is now known among the city's hipsters as a good place to go out for a beer. What most people don't know is that the eastern part of Brooklyn was once one of the country's largest centers of beer-making.

A new exhibition tells that story, and WNYC's Alicia ...


TAT's Cru

Saturday, May 08, 2004

Back in the early 1980s, Wilfredo Feliciano and Sotero Ortiz became two of the best graffiti artists in the Bronx, illegally painting countless city walls and subway cars. The two are still at it today, but they’ve gone legit, and they’re teaching their kids about an energetic artistic sensibility born ...


Graffiti: All Grown Up

Friday, May 07, 2004

It's been almost ten years since the Giuliani administration vowed to clean up graffiti in New York City once and for all. Graffiti writers still make their presence known, but it's nothing like what it was in its heyday of the early 1980s. As WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman reports, two of ...


Circus Tells Tales with Opera

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Cirque Boom, a two-year-old circus company in Brooklyn, calls what it does circus that matters and theater that amazes. Tonight in DUMBO Cirque Boom is adding opera to the mix, using acrobats and professional opera singers in The Hoffmann Circus, a re-telling of Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann. WNYC's ...


Janney's Sonic Forest Gets Second Chance

Friday, April 23, 2004

People walking through the Lincoln Center Plaza one day last summer encountered some exotic sounds. Sonic Forest, a temporary electronic installation by the interactive artist Christopher went up on August fourteenth. So hours after the project opened, it fell silent, as the blackout of 2003 stole its thunder. Beginning tonight ...


Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Saturday, March 27, 2004

A few months ago, we introduced you to the Bronx Charter School for the Arts — a new public elementary school in an economically struggling section of New York City. Alicia Zuckerman caught up with the students and teachers backstage before their first public performance.


First Performance At Bronx Arts

Monday, March 22, 2004

The Bronx Charter School for the Arts is a public and privately funded free elementary school in Hunts Point. Since it opened in September, WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman has been checking in on its progress. She was there for the school's first public performance.

Sullivan: OK, we before we go ...


Voters In New York City Decided Between 'Two Johns'

Tuesday, March 02, 2004

There were nine names on the Super Tuesday ballot, and four candidates still in the race. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman visited polling places across New York City today and found that for many voters, the race came down to deciding between the two Johns.

Thompson: I was trying to decide between ...


Voters In Bushwick

Monday, February 23, 2004

One week from tomorrow, New York State Democrats will go to the polls to vote in the presidential primary. In the next installment in an ongoing series about voters in the Metropolitan area, WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman spoke with residents in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn.

ZUCKERMAN: Lately, some people especially ...


International Artists Face hurdles to Perform Here

Friday, January 09, 2004

Emiline Michele is one of sixteen artists appearing at Global Fest, a marathon showcase of international music at the Public Theater. But as the popularity of international music grows, so do the hassles international artists have to face to perform here. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman has more.

Zuckerman: This is a ...


Now Playing: Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Saturday, December 20, 2003

An innovative primary school in one of New York City’s poorest neighborhoods just opened this fall. Its students learn the basics — math, reading, history, and science — but all through the prism of art, music, literature, and performance. Studio 360 asked Alicia Zuckerman to pay regular visits to the ...


Tickling The Keys From Brooklyn To Cuba

Friday, December 12, 2003

A boat full of pianos bound for Cuba ships out from Canada today. The journey began one week ago in Brooklyn. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman was there.

AZ: It is a chilly morning at Moishe's warehouse in Williamsburg. A piano and a few assistants are loading fourteen pianos from a loading ...


The Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Monday, December 08, 2003

City public schools are trying to raise scores with a new curriculum. Charter schools operate free from the regular school system. One in Hunts Point is using the arts to change elementary education. In the first of a series of reports about the Bronx Charter School for the Arts, WNYC's ...


NYPIRG Turns 30

Friday, November 07, 2003

The Freedom of Information Act, passed in 1974, makes official state government records available to the public. It's one of the 150 state and city laws that the New York Public Interest Research Group, better known as NYPIRG, has helped pass. Tomorrow NYPIRG celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman ...


Indian Diaspora Film Festival

Wednesday, November 05, 2003

India is well-known for its movie industry. And as the Indian population in North America has doubled over the past decade, Indian-American filmmakers are making and showing more films here. Starting tonight at the Walter Reade Theater, the Third Annual Indian Diaspora Film Festival will bring audiences a sampling of ...


Merce Cunningham on the New Season

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

On October 14th, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company began a four-performance run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It's the end of the Fiftieth Anniversary season for an artist who began as a tap and ballroom dancer in Centralia, Washington. As Cunningham was preparing to begin the season, WNYC's Alicia ...


Zankel Halls Opens

Friday, September 12, 2003

One hundred and twelve years ago, the first notes of a piano recital rang out from Carnegie Hall - not from the main auditorium - but from a subterranean concert space, below West 57th Street. Tonight, after many different incarnations and renovations, a new performance space, Zankel Hall, opens. WNYC's ...


Insurance Industry Continures to Feel Sting of 9/11

Tuesday, September 09, 2003

The attacks of September 11th dealt the largest blow to the insurance industry in history, forcing insurers to pay out forty billion dollars in claims and changing the way they do business. Two years later, many businesses continue to feel the sting. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman reports.

AZ: Leon Eastmond's ...


Mostly Mozart's New Music Director

Wednesday, July 23, 2003

The Mostly Mozart Festival opens at Lincoln Center this week. This time last year it was an unfortunate scene. The festival orchestra went on strike after a bitter dispute with Lincoln Center management over hiring practices. Three-quarters of the concerts were cancelled, leaving audiences confused and disappointed. This year, the ...


Carnegie Hall & New York Philharmonic To Merge

Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Soon it might take more than practice to get to Carnegie Hall. Yesterday it was announced by the boards of the NY Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall that the 2 institutions have agreed to merge. Not only will the orchestra make the Hall its new home, but its board will have ...