Rachel Neel

Producer, 2 Dope Queens & Sooo Many White Guys

Producer, 2 Dope Queens

Rachel Neel appears in the following:

Come and Sit with Marina Abramović

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sure, legendary performance artist, Marina Abramović, got 750,000 people to wait in line at MoMA just to sit across a table from her. But can she get us ALL to count lentils?  

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Bonus: Marina Abramović’s Method Blew Our Minds

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

How Marina Abramović, the world’s most famous performance artist, got Manoush and producer Jen Poyant to sit in silence for 30 minutes before a performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations.


If My Body is a Text

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

In a time of racial tension, how do you manage information overload—the storm of news online—when paying attention is painful? This week, two friends find their answer.

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When Silicon Valley Takes on Elementary School

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Visit a school in Brooklyn where the cushions are cozy and every child is optimized. Think Montessori 2.0... and the future of education if one former Google executive gets it right.

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Facing Our Weirdest Selves

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

After exchanging hand-drawn postcards for a year, two data designers discover how compiling and parsing the little things in life can lead to unexpected self-reflection-- and friendship.

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#1 Phoebe and Lizzo Get Lit

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

One is a dope queen and the other is the next queen of rap. In this inaugural episode, Phoebe meets, and falls in love with, Minneapolis-based hip-hop artist Lizzo.  

Who Dis?

Monday, March 28, 2016

It's Phoebe Robinson! And Jessica Williams! Here to give you a sneak peek of our brand new podcast, 2 Dope Queens. 

Episode 10: Talking Race & Writing with Empire's Creator

Thursday, December 03, 2015

As Season Two of 'Empire' hits halftime, we go behind the scenes with its creator and writer, Danny Strong. 

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90-Second New York

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

From food truck fare in the Bronx to treasure hunting on Staten Island, WNYC and New York magazine teamed up to capture the best of summer in the city.

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Billie Holiday Centennial: Behind The Harlem Premiere of 'Strange Fruit'

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Today would have been the 100th birthday of the iconic jazz singer Billie Holiday. We mark the occasion with a look at perhaps her most known song. 

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Kim Gordon: Redefining The 'Girl In A Band'

Monday, March 02, 2015

In her new tell-all memoir, the Sonic Youth co-founder reflects on her career in music and art, and her life after the end of her marriage and the band.
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Karl Jenkins: From Choral Classics to Classic Commercials

Friday, January 16, 2015

Karl Jenkins's knack for mixing different types of sounds has helped to make him one of today's most-performed living composers. The Welsh composer speaks about his unusual career.

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Don Cheadle Makes Miles Davis Film a Reality

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

It may be hard to believe, but there has never been a Hollywood film about Miles Davis. Thanks to Don Cheadle, now there will be. Last week, The Jonathan Channel sat down with the Mil...

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Tony Bennett's Two Loves: Singing and Painting

Friday, August 01, 2014

Throughout his life, the singer has passionately pursued an interest in art. In this 1981 interview with WQXR's Lloyd Moss, he talks about his life as a musical - and visual - artist.

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Jane Monheit's Jazz Party: From Broadway to Ballads

Monday, July 21, 2014

This month, Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jane Monheit and trio have been enjoying a residency at Birdland. Last week, we were lucky enough to catch a performance.


The Sounds of Brazil on Full Display at Birdland

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Last Saturday evening, Stacey Kent performed work from her latest project, The Changing Lights to a sold out crowd at Birdland. 


A Success for the Great American Songbook: Sunday in New York with Jonathan Schwartz

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Last Sunday, The Jonathan Channel took to the stage at BAM for Sunday in New York with Jonathan Schwartz. Hosted by Jonathan Schwartz, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, the progra...

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Is That All There Is: The Life of Miss Peggy Lee

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Hosted by vocalist Stacy Sullivan, our tribute to Peggy Lee explores the music and personal struggles of a performer whose six-decade career took her to the heights of Hollywood fame. Saturday at 4 p.m.

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This Week in Jazz: Staff Music Picks

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Jonathan Channel brings you great music - no matter where you are. Here are our staff picks for the week of May 12 - 19.


Bing Crosby: Childhood Memories, a Musical Tribute

Friday, May 02, 2014

You may have noticed: here at The Jonathan Channel we love celebrating birthdays. That is exactly what we will be doing today as we flood the airwaves with 4-hours of the incomparable...

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