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Gisele Regatao

Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News

Gisele Regatao appears in the following:

Veggies Take Over Pricey Tasting Menus

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Once upon a time, a tasting menu at every nice New York restaurant would start with caviar, and include fish, pork, and red meat. Now, it often begins with leaves, then moves to kale chips, then cabbage, broccoli, grains... with just little pieces of meat maybe making an appearance.

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Merrill Lynch Agrees to Historic Settlement in Racial Discrimination Suit

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

As President Barack Obama led the nation in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, there was news that one of Wall Street's biggest firms has agreed to pay an historic settlement in a racial discrimination suit.

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Strip Club in Tijuana Meets Rap Opera at the Fringe Festival

Saturday, August 10, 2013

It's a busy time for theater goers. The New York International Fringe Festival is presenting 185 new plays until August 25th in several venues in downtown Manhattan.

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Two Congressmen Struggle To Stand Out Against Celebrity Mayor

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Congressman Rush Holt is a rocket scientist and five-time Jeopardy champ. Congressman Frank Pallone helped write the Affordable Care Act and has the support of late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s son Josh and his family.

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Sheila Oliver's Long Shot for US Senate

Friday, August 09, 2013

Sheila Oliver made a name for herself as the first African American woman to lead a legislative house in New Jersey. Now she hopes to be the state’s first female U.S. Senator.

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Art Talk: MoMA's Mea Culpa to Hopper and O'Keefe

Friday, August 09, 2013

Edward Hopper and Georgia O’Keeffe are considered some of the best American artists of the 20th century. But it was not easy to find their work at the Museum of Modern Art. At least not until now.

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Scuba Diving to Ship Wrecks

Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York’s and New Jersey's waterways are home to dozens of shipwrecks.

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A New York 'Middleman' in the Baseball Doping Scandal

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The baseball doping scandal dominating sports headlines this week has put an employee of a prominent New York sports agency, ACES, in the spotlight. In an article in The New York Times Wednesday, Steve Eder delves into the role a so-called middleman, Juan Carlos Nunez, may have played in the unfolding scandal.

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One NY Artist: Iradj Moini

Saturday, August 03, 2013

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There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous. Others scratch out a living while perfecting their craft.

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Art Talk: The Artist is Present, but in the South Bronx?

Friday, August 02, 2013

Like it or not, art often comes with the artist these days.

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It's OK to Open that Fire Hydrant... But Just a Little Bit

Friday, August 02, 2013

In a hot summer day, for those far from the beach, or a lake, there is always the fire hydrant. But open hydrants waste water and make it hard for firefighters to do their jobs. That's why the city is trying to get more people to take advantage of a safer alternative that allows them to open hydrants just a little.

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The Culture Shed: Arts Community Friend or Foe?

Thursday, August 01, 2013

The mayor's capital budget allotted an unusually large sum of money to a project that doesn't even exist yet.  The Culture Shed at Hudson Yards received a $50 million cultural capital grant, and it hasn't even established a construction budget or hired any employees.

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One NY Artist: Writer Porochista Khakpour

Saturday, July 27, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous internationally, while others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements or on stage. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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King Kong, the Hip-Hop MC

Saturday, July 27, 2013

One of the most iconic movie figures of the 1930s is now a hip-hop MC.

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Finding Fun in the Water: Kayaking on Long Island

Friday, July 26, 2013

The New York metropolitan area looks very different when seen from the water, especially if you are inside a small boat.

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The Dirty, Buzzfeed, and the Changing Media Landscape

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Two days ago, chances are nobody had ever heard of The Dirty. But now the website is in all major headlines as the place where the latest X-rated pictures involving Anthony Weiner surfaced. Another website, Buzzfeed, also published a piece on the woman who allegedly received the pictures from Weiner. The fact that two online publications are at the center of this story is raising questions about credibility and the evolution of media.

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One NY Artist: Actor and Video Producer Gary Lee Mahmoud

Saturday, July 20, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous internationally, while others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements or on stage. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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There is More to Brazilian Music Than Samba

Saturday, July 20, 2013

While Brazil gets world-wide attention for protests against issues like corruption and high taxes, a festival in New York is highlighting Brazilian culture.

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Summer on Stage: What's New in Theater

Friday, July 19, 2013

A court battle between Hasidic Jews and hipsters. A comedy superstar playing bluegrass music. A trip to Buenos Aires for a taste of tango. Those are just a few of the stories you'll find on New York stages this summer.

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Why Cooling Centers Go Empty

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

New York City opens as many as 500 or so cooling centers each time a heat wave descends. Yet, experts who have studied them say these centers do not work—or at least they do not in the way one would expect them to.

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