Leonard Lopate

Host, The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate appears in the following:

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.

Lorin Maazel Speaks With WNYC's Leonard Lopate

Monday, June 22, 2009

Lorin Maazel discusses his future after the New York Philharmonic on WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show.


Greene Space Grand Opening

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A live listen-in on the ribbon-cutting ceremony for WNYC's brand new Jerome L. Greene Performance Space with Laura Walker, Leonard Lopate and more!

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Leonard’s Easter Gospel Special

Friday, March 21, 2008

Join Leonard for his annual Easter gospel music special. Here’s the playlist:

”Take the Lord Along With You,” Alex Bradford (music played under billboard)
“One Day,” Angelic Gospel Singers and the Dixie Hummingbirds
“The Hammer Rings,” Mmr. Edna Gallmon Cooke
“Salvation is Free,” Mahalia Jackson

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Leonard's 23 Years at WNYC

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Leonard celebrates his 23rd anniversary here at WNYC! Two other longtime WNYC voices, Steve Post and John Schaefer, join Leonard to talk about life at the station over the years.

Weigh in: Tell us your favorite memories of the Leonard Lopate Show from over the years. Do you have a ...

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John Edwards Quits the Race

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Tune in for live coverage of John Edwards's announcement that he's dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination. And WNYC hosts Leonard Lopate and Brian Lehrer talk about Edwards's speech, and what his absence could mean for voters and the remaining candidates.

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Sunday, June 15, 2003

Rosie Perez seems like the quintessential city-girl: streetwise, fast-talking, and quick on her feet. At least that’s what she’s like in her roles in films like Do the Right Thing, White Men Can’t Jump, The 24-Hour Woman, Riding in Cars With Boys, and It Could Happen to You. And she ...