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Gisele Regatao

Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News

Gisele Regatao is the Senior Editor for Culture for WNYC News, where she reports, edits and curates features, news and criticism across the creative arts and the sweeping intellectual terrain that make New York one of the most fascinating places in the universe.

Before that, she was Executive Producer in the News department for four years, overseeing a team of producers and hosts, and the local content for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Gisele came to WNYC as senior producer of the daily music talk show Soundcheck. During her four-year tenure there, 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 then 8 year old son asked for a radio for his next birthday.

Gisele Regatao appears in the following:

A Planetarium of Old Socks and Q-Tips

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The U.S. submission to the 2013 Venice Biennale is on display at the Bronx Museum. 

 

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A Yard Sale, Chelsea-Style — in an Art Gallery

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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A good, old-fashioned “yard sale” where even the grass can be haggled over.

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Refugee Camps and Matchboxes: Art from the Arab World

Sunday, July 20, 2014

While stories of conflict in Arab nations fill the news, an exhibit at the New Museum presents the personal testimony of 45 Arab artists.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Fire, Ice Cream & Brazilian Music

Saturday, July 19, 2014

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Eclectic performances by dancers from all genres will appear on a makeshift stage on the water, with the Great South Bay and the setting sun as the backdrop, at The Fire Island Dance Festival.

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A Play for You Alone

Saturday, July 19, 2014

In these "theatrical interventions," you're given detailed instructions of where you should go and what to do so that the actor(s) will recognize you. What follows is a thrill-ride of an immersion experience.

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Makers in the MAD-House

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Museum of Arts and Design celebrates the makers of NYC.

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This is What America Looked Like

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Thousands of regular Americans were captured by the lens of the late photographer Garry Winogrand.

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'Obvious Child' Turns Abortion into Comedy

Sunday, June 29, 2014

'Obvious Child' is an indie romantic comedy with a twist. In it, Brooklyn comedian Donna Stern — played by former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jenny Slate — gets an abortion after a one-night stand. 

And she doesn't agonize over it. 

New York filmmaker Gillian Robespierre, who both wrote and directed the film, ...

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Pigeons: Flying Rats or Friends?

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Sociologist Colin Jerolmack set out to write a thoughtful book on the changing cityscape — something like Jane Jacobs’ seminal The Death and Life of Great American Cities. But that was before a pigeon pooped on him.

He’d been observing changes in a pocket park near Carmine Street on the ...

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A Pair of Clowns in a Senseless World

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Old Woman, directed by the experimental theater artist Robert Wilson at Brooklyn Academy of Music, is an absurdist comedy based on an avant-garde Russian short story. There is no plot, and yet there is an emotional narrative, as two vaudeville-like characters in kabuki white-face and black suits struggle to ...

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One NY Artist: Stone Carver Chris Pellettieri

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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.

Chris Pellettieri is.a stone carver, who creates everything from statues and busts to ...

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Jeff Koons, the Inflation Artist

Friday, June 27, 2014

The artist's major retrospective is his first in New York City, and also the last for the museum's Marcel Breuer building uptown before it moves to the meatpacking district next year.

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Movie Date: New York in the Movies

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Kristen Meinzer talks about some of the movies she thinks best represent New York.

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A Man Who Changed Jazz and Journalism

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The documentary The Pleasures of Being Out of Step covers the extensive — and sometimes controversial — career of Nat Hentoff.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Music, Mermaids & More Music

Saturday, June 21, 2014

A group of WNYC news producers will be at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. Find out what some of the other staff members are checking out around town.

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An Alternative Guide to Art in NYC

Saturday, June 21, 2014

There is a lot of art and culture to see in New York beyond the museums of the Upper East Side and the galleries of Chelsea. WNYC is exploring several neighborhoods this summer to find some local gems. Click on the pins of this map to find more about them.

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Sunny Love from Sicily Opens Shakespeare in the Park

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing is the quintessential romantic comedy. Set in sunny Sicily, it features a host of misunderstandings, some light intrigue, a masked ball, and one of the most famous romantic pairings in literature: Beatrice and Benedick, whose "merry war" of wits leads, of course, to falling in ...

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Tupac On Broadway, Ya Hear Me?

Friday, June 20, 2014

The music of late rapper Tupac Shakur doesn't, on the face of it, seem like Broadway material. But the musical is poised to be one of the season's breakout hits.

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Met Museum's Temple of Dendur Stars in New Staged Work

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Temple of Dendur is one of the most popular sites at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a magnet for sketch artists and tourists snapping selfies. Now, it's inspiring a musical theater piece.

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A New York Artist Is Seeing the Light

Thursday, June 19, 2014

You’ve seen pictures, at least, of “Trying to Remember the Color of the Sky on that September Morning,” the giant wall of blue paper tiles at the 9-11 Memorial Musuem. Now Spencer Finch is about to unveil a large-scale installation at the Morgan Library.

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