Leonard Lopate

Host, The Leonard Lopate Show

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WNYC Events

Meet @ WNYC: Get-Together With StoryCorps' Dave Isay

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

6:30 PM

Join Leonard Lopate for An Evening with Dave Isay, to discuss his new book, “All There Is: Love Stories From StoryCorps.” We’ll listen together to excerpts from the oral history project and talk to couples who participated and share your stories.

Leonard's Christmas Gospel Hour

Friday, December 23, 2011

Leonard Lopate plays some of his favorites for his annual Christmas gospel hour.

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Lopate and Locavores: Sustainable Seafood

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

7:00 PM

Founder of the Blue Ocean Institute and author Carl Safina, co-owner of Le Bernadin Eric Ripert, oyster raiser Karen Rivara join Leonard Lopate to shuck oysters and discuss sustainable seafood.

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Lopate and Locavores: Bread and Grain

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

7:00 PM

Founder of the Hot Bread Kitchen Jessamyn Waldman, chef and owner of Pizza a Casa Pizza School Mark Bello, and owner of the Sullivan St. Bakery Jim Lahey joined Leonard Lopate to discuss the art of baking bread and more.

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Lopate and Locavores: Master Chefs Think Vegetables

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

7:00 PM

Award-winning chef Dan Barber, vegetable farm manager Jack Algiere, Frank Falcinelli, Frank Castronovo and Michaela Hayes will join   Leonard Lopate to discuss the art of cooking and canning vegetables in this interactive event.


Friday, July 01, 2011

WNYC's Leonard Lopate hosted a conversation with Michael Boyd, Nigel Redden, Rebecca Roberston, and David O. Frantz of the Royal Shakespeare Company about what it means to transport an entire company and theater across the Atlantic for the Shakespeare theatrical canon. Watch Michael Boyd discuss the differences between British and American audiences.


The Greene Space

Setting the Stage: the RSC in The Greene Space – Collaborations

Thursday, June 30, 2011

7:00 PM

Panelists Michael Boyd, Nigel Redden, Rebecca Roberston, and David O. Frantz tell Leonard Lopate about transporting an entire theater company across the Atlantic and what this partnership means for New York City and the Shakespeare theatrical canon.

The Greene Space

Leonard Lopate Live with the Upright Citizens Brigade

Thursday, June 16, 2011

7:00 PM

Comedians from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre perform long-form improvisational comedy. Plus, we’re kicking off the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! We’re inviting the audience to read The Tragedy of Arthur in advance and participate in the conversation.

Leonard Lopate on Gospel Music

Friday, April 22, 2011

I combined Please Explain with our annual Good Friday gospel show in order to give some background on gospel music. Many people interested in learning about gospel music have been confused by some of its terminology, so I’ll try to clear up some of that.

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The Greene Space

Through Kids' Eyes

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

7:00 PM

Meet a new generation of filmmakers. Leonard Lopate welcomes four young filmmakers and Emmy-winning director Jon Alpert, co-founder of a program that teaches video production to disadvantaged youths. They'll screen excerpts from their films.

The Greene Space

Performing Piyyutim: Sephardic Music, Poetry and Spirituality

Thursday, March 31, 2011

7:00 PM

Join Leonard Lopate, ethnomusicologist and bandleader Samuel R. Thomas and voices from within the Brooklyn Sephardic community for an exploration of Sephardic sacred poems through live musical performance and conversation.

From the Vaults: Shirley Verrett on WNYC

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

In this 1993 edition of WNYC's New York and Company, the late singer Shirley Verrett looks back on her remarkable and varied career in the opera world. Plus: Midge Woolsey on Verrett.

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The Greene Space

Agri + Culture (aka Fermentation and Civilization): Cheese

Monday, November 8, 2010

7:00 PM

Before refrigeration, we had fermentation, which utilizes microorganisms to preserve food. Without it, we wouldn't have pickles, bread, beer, cheese or many other common foods. Leonard Lopate and his guests delve into cheese and cheesemakers.

The Greene Space

Healthy but Good: Eat Your Greens!

Sunday, November 7, 2010

2:00 PM

Greens are packed with vitamins, nutrients and fiber—and often pushed aside by picky eaters. Leonard Lopate and a local chefs, farmers and authors will dive into the world of plant diversity.

WNYC Media Sponsorship

The Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

6:00 PM

WNYC is a media sponsor of The Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards, recognizing those who show an outstanding sense of giving back locally - with their time, talent, or charity.

The Greene Space

Elvis Costello

Monday, November 1, 2010

8:30 PM

Leonard Lopate brings Elvis Costello and his six-piece band the Sugarcanes and Pete Thomas to The Greene Space at WNYC on the eve of his new record release, National Ransom.

From the Vaults: Isaac Stern with Leonard Lopate

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

In this 1999 interview on WNYC's New York & Company, Stern talks with Leonard Lopate about his autobiography, My First 79 Years.


The Greene Space

The Great Lopate Hot Plate Cook-Off

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

7:00 PM

Chefs Jacques Pépin and Michel Nischan go head-to-head in cook-off with only a hot plate and elementary cooking equipment, judged by Lidia Bastianich and complemented with a blind wine tasting with sommelier Aldo Sohm and live performance by the Eroica Trio.

The Greene Space

Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn

Thursday, April 8, 2010

7:00 PM

Hear author/radical gardener, Fritz Haeg; urban farmer & founder of Growing Power Will Allen; Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer; and Eagle Street Rooftop Farms founder Annie Novak tell real-life stories about how urban gardens and farms are transforming the way we live.

WNYC Events

Music, Memories and Mockery: A Leonard Lopate 25th Anniversary Roast

Thursday, March 25, 2010

7:00 PM

Come to a star-studded celebration of Leonard Lopate's 25th anniversary on WNYC.