Gisele Regatao is the Executive Producer for WNYC News, where she oversees a team of producers and hosts, and the local content for Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She is also in charge of the cultural coverage coming out of the Newsroom.
Before that, she produced WNYC’s daily music talk show Soundcheck for over four years, in which time the program experienced an unusual spike in the number of Brazilian guests. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, Gisele has produced radio and reported stories for newspapers, magazines and websites in New York, São Paulo, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Mexico City, and also some smaller cities.
She has taught radio production at Brooklyn College, and second grade at a public elementary school in Osasco, Brazil. She was mostly proud (and only slightly concerned about her work-life balance) when her 8 year old son asked for a radio for his next birthday.
Museums usually mount exhibits featuring one artist. Or a period in history. Or an art movement. But for the first time in its history, the Museum of Modern Art is devoting an exhibition to an art dealer.
A new exhibit highlights the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. And it sits right in Central Park.
"I've been to Lego Land at least three times," said NJ Public Radio's Nancy Solomon on her excitement at attending a Lego art exhibit.
The holiday season means yet more to chose from on New York stages. There are dozens of Christmas-inspired shows — from the classic, to the "Occupy" versions — many family productions to consider if you have visitors in town, and several plays to see before they close.
Was highway hypnosis behind Sunday's deadly derailment of a MetroNorth commuter train?
New York Magazine, long known as a cultural touchstone and pioneer in the magazine journalism world, is going bi-weekly.
A tragedy that killed 23 Chinese migrant workers in England nine years ago is the theme of a new massive art piece.
Shoppers heading out this Black Friday will find plenty of bargains — and also sophisticated windows.
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. "I'm headed to MoMa," said Brooke Gladstone, "I'm eager to see how much I've missed of Magritte."
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
One of the leading photographers of the former Soviet Union is showing 40 years of work in New York City.
What do horse racing and street art have in common?
Thanks to Donna Tartt's new novel, The Goldfinch, record crowds are flocking to the Frick Collection on the Upper East Side to see a small painting of a bird created almost 400 years ago.
A little revolution is happening inside an important room in New York restaurants.
Save those pencil sketches. They might become museum material.
"I'm suggesting the lesbian-feminism edition of Weekend Picks," said Metro Editor Andrea Bernstein
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Lines are forming in front of a Chelsea gallery to see columns that swirl and glow, and abstract, colorful paintings.
This season, there are plenty of new plays — and plenty of re-imagined classics. Our critics take a look at what to see now.
Call it the countdown for Bloomberg's building era. The City Council has blocked Mayor Bloomberg's plan for Midtown East rezoning, and that is not the only major development the mayor has backed that he won't be in office to see through. Daniel Geiger, a reporter with Crain's New York Business, said the failure of that project must be a major disappointment. But failed projects are more the exception than the rule for the Bloomberg Administration. Now the question turns to what developments mayor-elect Bill de Blasio might put his stamp on, like affordable housing.
"People are really interested to see A, what he will do to incentivize this construction, and B, where is he going to build it," Geiger said.
To hear the full conversation with Geiger, click on the audio player.