Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:


Thursday, April 21, 2016

From the archives: The line between surveillance and entertainment, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko, has never been blurrier. 


A Face in the Crowd

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The current political moment offers a chance to rediscover an old film about an American rise and fall. 

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Composers Who Perform

Thursday, March 31, 2016

From the archives: Ravel, Debussy and Prokofiev are among the composers who made piano-recordings of their own works — and they have Sara Fishko pondering the nature of interpretation.


The Mystique of the Horn Player

Thursday, March 24, 2016

From the archives: Chet Baker and Miles Davis are both the subjects of new biopics, but the mystique of the horn player has long held a special place in musical mythology.


Bonnie and Clyde

Thursday, March 17, 2016

From the archives: Released almost half a century ago, "Bonnie and Clyde" made film history by dividing critics, thrilling audiences and opening creative doors.



Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Met Breuer's inaugural exhibition raises questions about the whole idea of finishing artworks — or not. Sara Fishko takes the challenge.


Remembering World War II

Thursday, March 03, 2016

From the archives: A look at the ways different generations tell the story of World War II.


War and Peace

Thursday, February 25, 2016

From the archives: A short conversation with a husband-and-wife team who translated a very, very long book — War and Peace.


The First New York Fashion Week

Thursday, February 11, 2016

From the archives: It's the 73rd year of Fashion Week and WNYC's Sara Fishko has the story of a savvy publicist who founded a commercial institution.  


Moran on Monk

Thursday, February 04, 2016

From the archives: According to pianist Jason Moran, the legacy of Thelonious Monk's — and his influence on modern music — is alive and well.


Lives into Art

Thursday, January 28, 2016

From the archives: The Oscars are full of movies based on real people - but how do you condense a whole life into art?


The Other Juno

Thursday, January 21, 2016

From the archives: The short-lived Broadway musical ‘Juno’ is a flop remembered over fifty years later for its powerful score and still-relevant source material.



Thursday, January 14, 2016

From the archives: Being labeled a virtuoso is an unparalleled honor. It also has surprising complications, as WNYC's Sara Fishko explains.


Cliburn Takes Moscow

Thursday, January 07, 2016

From the archives: Classical musicians aren't often greeted like movie stars, but that's just what happened when Van Cliburn returned from Moscow in 1958.


Jazz Soundtrack

Thursday, December 31, 2015

From the archives: Music in movies was mostly "seen and not heard" until jazz styles breathed new life into film soundtracks.


Charles Boyer

Thursday, December 24, 2015

From the archives: Seventy years ago actor Charles Boyer's compelling continental style established a lasting film "type". WNYC's Sara Fishko looks back at his unlikely story.


Lalo Schifrin

Thursday, December 17, 2015

From the archives: There's much more to film composer Lalo Schifrin than "the theme from Mission Impossible" — on this week’s Fishko Files.


Five Four Time

Thursday, December 10, 2015

From the archives: What do Radiohead, Tchaikovsky, and the Mission Impossible theme have in common? They all use Five Four Time — and make it sound inevitable.



Thursday, December 03, 2015

From the archives: Leonard Rosenman won Oscars for his adaptations of existing film scores, but it was Rosenman’s originals that are remembered for their arresting modernism.



Thursday, November 26, 2015

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko looks back on the unforgettable voice and overwhelming conviction of Bella Abzug.