Leonard Lopate plays some of his favorites for his annual Christmas gospel hour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this 1999 interview on WNYC's New York & Company, Stern talks with Leonard Lopate about his autobiography, My First 79 Years.
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.
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.
Come to a star-studded celebration of Leonard Lopate's 25th anniversary on WNYC.
Lorin Maazel discusses his future after the New York Philharmonic on WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show.