Marlon Bishop

WNYC Culture Producer

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Bruce Springsteen Archives Find New Home at NJ University

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

A collection of almost 15,000 objects, magazines, songbooks, newspaper clippings and documents relating to The Boss has found a new home at Monmouth University, located near the Jerse...


NYC Property Owners Want All Public Plazas Closed at Night

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Property owners are moving to change an old zoning law that has allowed anti-Wall Street protesters to camp out in Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan around the clock.

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Tasting Festivals Take Off in Sunnyside and Sheepshead Bay

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Sea scallop ceviche, Penang beef curry, and shredded chicken over mole sauce: these are just a few of the dishes being served at "A Taste of Sunnyside,” a food festival and tasting ev...


Gig Alert: Alamo Race Track

Monday, October 17, 2011

The Dutch indie rockers Alamo Race Track plays the Mercury Lounge on Monday night. Download the band's bouncy single "Apples" for free here.


Gig Alert: Sidi Touré

Friday, October 14, 2011

Malian legend Sidie Touré plays a free concert of his Songhai desert blues at BAMcafé Friday night. Download his hypnotic "Bon Koum" here.


Gig Alert: Vinicius Cantuária

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Downtown post-bossa composer Vinicius Cantuária kicks off a long weekend of concerts at the Jazz Standard Thursday night. Download his gorgeous "Quase Choro" here, featuring Bill Frisell and Brad Mehldau.


Ohio to New York: Give Us Your Space Shuttle

Thursday, October 13, 2011

In a letter to NASA, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown urged NASA to reconsider its decision to award the retired Enterprise shuttle to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum because of re...

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National Dance Institute Opens New Home in Harlem

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

At long last, a decades-old arts education group has a permanent home uptown. On Tuesday night, the National Dance Institute will inaugurate its first-ever headquarters in central Har...

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Look | Italian-American Pride At The Columbus Day Parade

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tri-color flags, Ferraris, and firefighters streamed down Fifth Avenue to show Italian-American pride for the annual Columbus Day Parade.

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Gig Alert: Jens Lekman

Monday, October 10, 2011

Jens Lekman, the Swedish indie-pop sensation, plays the Music Hall of Williamsburg Monday night. Download his "An Argument With Myself" for free here.


Gig Alert: Pernett

Friday, October 07, 2011

Pernett, purveyor of "galactic cumbia," plays for the first time in New York this weekend. Download his "El Mago" here for free.

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Gig Alert: Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, and Pee Wee Ellis

Thursday, October 06, 2011

James Brown's original horn men unite for a rare joint performance Thursday night at Town Hall. Download a 12-minute live version of the J.B.'s classic "Pass The Peas" here for free.


Art In Odd Places Festival Invades 14th Street

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

All week long, the Art in Odd Places festival turns Manhattan's busy thoroughfare into a museum with 70 guerrilla art installations and performance pieces. The works range from laund...

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Occupying Wall Street — with Drums and Protest Songs

Monday, October 03, 2011

Since the Occupy Wall Street protests began a few weeks ago, there have been ebbs and flows in the number of protestors, the rallying cries and the demonstrators' run-ins with the p...

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Gig Alert: The Bangles

Monday, October 03, 2011

The group that made "Walk Like An Egyptian" a No. 1 hit is back with a new album. Catch The Bangles Monday at the Highline Ballroom and download a new song, "I'll Never Be Through With You," here.

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Gig Alert: Asobi Seksu

Friday, September 30, 2011

In English and Japanese, Asobi Seksu combines playful melodies with outer-space guitars. Catch the group Saturday at Brooklyn Bowl, and download "Perfectly Crystal" here for free.


Controversy Grows Over Bob Dylan's Paintings at the Gagosian

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The first ever exhibition of Bob Dylan’s paintings in New York City is under scrutiny over the source materials behind the paintings included in the show.

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Gig Alert: Jose James

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Jose James perfectly straddles the line between smart, minimalist jazz and baby-making R&B. Catch him on Thursday at the Jazz Standard, and download his "Save Your Love For Me" here.


Recent Class of American Nobel Laureates Honored on City Monument

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

On Tuesday evening, city park officials unveiled new inscriptions on the city’s Nobel Monument, honoring the three American laureates of 2010: chemist Richard Heck, economist Dale Mor...


As Brooklyn Museum Closes Indian Art Show, Met Opens 'Master Painters of India'

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

It's a big season for Indian art at New York City museums. As the Brooklyn Museum wraps up its "Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior" exhibit this weekend, the Metropolitan Museum o...