Soterios Johnson appears in the following:
Monday, March 17, 2014
There's new prize money available for web developers to tackle a perennial education problem: how to improve the retention rates of students in community colleges.
Friday, March 14, 2014
A parody of an erotic best-seller and a teenager's hand-puppet possessed by Satan are just two of the most recent Broadway offerings.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about his reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking, beloved television series.
Friday, March 07, 2014
With two art fairs, the Whitney Biennial and dozens of exhibits in New York this weekend, how's an art lover to choose? Start with the Brooklyn Museum show marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
A new show at MoMA highlights the French artist’s rarely-seen woodblock prints and woodcarvings.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The art movement has never before had a retrospective at an American museum, largely owing to its ties to Mussolini and the controversial views of its founder, who denounced museums, women, film and even pasta.
Friday, February 07, 2014
The Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. is sending 230 olympians - the most for any nation in the history of the winter games - to compete in events from bobsledding to curling. Here are the 42 who hail from the tri-state area.
Friday, February 07, 2014
A gallery at the Queens Museum is stocked with 22 bunk beds. That's where the audience sits for a performance by formerly homeless people about their experiences.
Friday, January 31, 2014
New and upcoming plays about boxing, baseball, kung fu and characters engaging in multiple affairs show that sex and sports are the hot topics this season. But don't get too excited - turns out they are both tough subjects to translate onto the stage.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
A bill in the U.S. Senate to delay rate hikes for homeowners in flood-prone areas could be voted on as early as Wednesday.
Friday, January 17, 2014
An upcoming museum exhibition and film remind us that German dictator Adolf Hitler declared a war on modern art, branding it as "degenerate," seizing it from private owners, and often selling it to help finance the Third Reich.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Most people have heard of British street artist Banksy. Well, New York City has Hanksy. He's been putting up his pun-based work on city streets for last two and a half years.
Monday, December 30, 2013
The store is operated by the Church of Bible Understanding, and the owners tell customers that part of the proceeds go to pay for an orphanage the group runs in Haiti. But an AP investigation found that conditions at the orphanage run by the group are so poor that the Haitian government has said it should close.
Friday, December 20, 2013
2013 was the year when New Yorkers stood in line for up to eight hours to go through a rainy, dark room. It was also the year when a painting of a tiny bird from the 1600's drew record crowds to a local museum. And when a famous rotunda was filled with anything but light.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
It was a year when Beyonce surprised fans with an unexpected new album. And she made history becoming the first woman to hit number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with her five studio albums. Her husband Jay-Z and pop star Lady Gaga also had new records out. And a teenager from New Zealand, Lorde, became a hit. But John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck, says it was New York that ruled the music scene in 2013, and he has a list of ten reasons why.
Monday, December 16, 2013
The substance was made by DuPont and there is new evidence that the company knew ortho-toluidine caused cancer in animals since the 50s.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Museums usually mount exhibits featuring one artist. Or a period in history. Or an art movement. But for the first time in its history, the Museum of Modern Art is devoting an exhibition to an art dealer.
Friday, December 06, 2013
The holiday season means yet more to chose from on New York stages. There are dozens of Christmas-inspired shows — from the classic, to the "Occupy" versions — many family productions to consider if you have visitors in town, and several plays to see before they close.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Thanks to Donna Tartt's new novel, The Goldfinch, record crowds are flocking to the Frick Collection on the Upper East Side to see a small painting of a bird created almost 400 years ago.