Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

Oscar Time

Thursday, February 23, 2017

From the archives: In the movies, art and commercial success have been at odds for as long as there have been award shows.


Common Man

Thursday, February 16, 2017

In a deeply divided America, Aaron Copland drew from a political movement to create one of the most famous musical works of the century.

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The Steadicam Story

Thursday, February 16, 2017

How Garrett Brown invented the Steadicam and changed the face of movies.


Stanley's Hotel

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Stanley Bard, the former owner and manager of the Chelsea Hotel, died on Tuesday in Boca Raton, Florida. He was 82.
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

From the archives: What does the Moonlight Sonata have to do with Elmer Fudd?

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Glass in Paris

Monday, January 30, 2017

Glass's training and study outside the states was central to his music.


Photo League Founder's Solo Show

Friday, January 27, 2017

Before the anti-Communist crusade effectively ended his career, Sid Grossman took photos that captured the life and energy of New York City in the 1930s.
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McCarthy and the "ism"

Thursday, January 19, 2017

From the archives: America's unpredictable political climate calls up a past "ism" that divided the country.


Nichols and May

Thursday, January 12, 2017

From the archives: Years after their careers diverged, Mike Nichols and Elaine May reunited onstage and rekindled their iconic chemistry.



Thursday, January 05, 2017

From the archives: For Bernstein's Candide, the end of its run was only the beginning.


Life of the Party

Thursday, December 29, 2016

In this dramatically divided year, New Year's Eve will imitate the movies as it never has before.

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Peter and the Wolf

Thursday, December 22, 2016

From the archives: Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf has been recorded and performed countless times - but the millions of children who listened over the years only knew part of the story.


The Steadicam Story

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Forty years ago, Garrett Brown's groundbreaking invention changed screen entertainment forever.

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Jacqueline Kennedy's White House

Thursday, December 08, 2016

When she moved in, Ms. Kennedy said the White House looked like a hotel furnished from a January clearance sale. So she redecorated, and the results were showcased on national TV.


Dear President: Word Power

Thursday, December 01, 2016

In conjunction with WNYC's Dear President series, Sara Fishko explores the subtle and not-so-subtle messages and contradictions embedded in the words we use – and the ones we don’t.

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JFK and TV

Thursday, November 24, 2016

From the archives: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a trial by fire for a young medium.


John Levy, Jazz Master

Thursday, November 17, 2016

From the archives: Renowned jazz musician-turned-manager John Levy's work as a musician gave him an insider’s understanding of the music business and the needs of his clients.


Beethoven Sonatas

Thursday, November 10, 2016

From the archives: Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas offer a glimpse into the spirit, and optimism, of one of our greatest composers.



Thursday, November 03, 2016

From the archives: Director Billy Wilder's Ace in the Hole was one of the darkest films Hollywood had ever seen.


Angela Hewitt

Thursday, October 27, 2016

From the archives: Early exposure formed a fruitful connection between this contemporary pianist and a powerful composer.

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