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Perry Santanachote

WNYC Culture Desk

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WNYC's Holiday Hit List

Saturday, December 18, 2010

For many New Yorkers, the holiday season is a hustle. But if you have time between shopping, eating and traveling, check out some of the Big Apple's most festive wintertime treats.

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Contemporary Wreaths On View in Central Park

Thursday, December 09, 2010

The City's Parks and Recreation department opened its 28th annual "Wreath Interpretations" exhibition at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park on Thursday, December 9. On view this year are 30 wreaths and there’s not a traditional one in the bunch.

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NY Hall of Science Spotlights 1001 Inventions From the Muslim World

Friday, December 03, 2010

1001 Inventions, opening Saturday, takes note of technological and medical advancements from the Muslim world.

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Terrance McKnight Interviews Ntozake Shange and M. Nahadr about 'For Colored Girls'

Friday, November 19, 2010

Is For Colored Girls still relevant? Let us know by posting a comment here!

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WQXR's Terrance McKnight Talks to Bobby McFerrin

Friday, November 12, 2010

After all these years, Bobby McFerrin, the man behind the hit, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” is still spreading that same message. WQXR’s Terrance McKnight talks to the 10-time Grammy Award winner about his new album, VOCAbuLarieS.

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Kara Walker Receives Award Recognizing Women in the Arts

Thursday, November 04, 2010

New York Artist Kara Walker's cut-paper silhouettes address race, gender, repression and sexuality. She received the 2010 Women in the Arts award on Thursday.

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New Yorkers Celebrate el Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Friday, October 29, 2010

Although it’s a big holiday in parts of America, el Dia de los Muertos is still a rather quaint celebration in New York involving bright paper banners, flowers and candles, all reserved for the dead. Here's WNYC's Day of the Dead primer.

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NY Choreographer Shen Wei Brings Street Performance to Times Square

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Wei, who choreographed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, kicked off a world tour of street performances in Times Square on Thursday.

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Talk to Me: New Yorkers Debate Gay Rights

Thursday, October 14, 2010

This year’s New Yorker Festival featured a panel on gay marriage - an appropriate addendum to the onslaught of recent gay news. The longstanding fight over same-sex marriage between gay rights activists and conservative politicians is now more heated than ever. Panelists Cynthia Nixon, R. Clarke Cooper, David Boies, Brian Brown and Bishop Gene Robinson hashed it out at the SVA Theater on October 1, 2010.

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Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Spanish-speaking world, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. The author, a visiting professor at Princeton University in New Jersey, was in New York when the prize was announced.

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Saxophonist Branford Marsalis on Classical Music, the NEA Awards and Durham

Friday, October 01, 2010

Renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis will reunite with trumpeter Terence Blanchard for a special performance at the Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. WQXR music host Terrance McKnight checks in with Marsalis before his Jazz at Lincoln Center show.

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Crafters Gather for the 2010 World Maker Faire

Monday, September 27, 2010

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World Maker Faire: Science Fair for Big Kids

Friday, September 24, 2010

This weekend's event in Queens will celebrate the work of more than 500 science geeks and craft-addicts who build and tinker with different materials and technologies.

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