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Fishko Files : November 2012

Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - The Ascent of Poetry

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

    CULTURE SHOCK 1913, our radio special on the landmark year 1913, starts airing December 6th, with other dates to follow. Our related four-part podcast series continues today with its third installment: "The Ascent of Poetry." 1913 marked a moment when a new type of verse emerged and set off a poetry fad in the United States.

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    Post-War Painters

    Thursday, November 22, 2012

    From fistfights in bars…to inspiration in cold water flats…the post WWII art scene in New York is legendary.  In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko hears tales from postwar painters who were in downtown Manhattan just as Abstract Expressionism was taking hold. (Produced in 2010)

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    Trouble in Tahiti

    Thursday, November 15, 2012

    This year marks 60 years since the premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s shrewd, short work, Trouble in Tahiti. In this Fishko Files WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers Bernstein’s atypical opera. (Produced in 2010)

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    Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - Milton Brown

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012

    CULTURE SHOCK 1913, our radio special on the landmark year 1913, starts airing December 6th, with other dates to follow. Our related four-part podcast series continues today with its second installment, featuring a rare archival interview with Armory Show expert Milton Brown.

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    Body and Soul

    Thursday, November 08, 2012

    In honor of an upcoming Central Park Festival featuring jazz standards (this Saturday, “The Jazz and Colors Festival”), WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back to one popular tune that became a popular jazz standard – Body and Soul.

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    Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - The Zipper

    Wednesday, November 07, 2012

    CULTURE SHOCK 1913our radio special on the landmark year 1913 starts airing December 6th, with other dates to follow. Our related four-part podcast series begins today with this installment about one of the ingenious inventions of that year.

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    Mario Lanza

    Thursday, November 01, 2012

    Every November, fans honor the romantic tenor Mario Lanza, who made his mark in a career that lasted only around 12 years.  As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, he hit notes both high and low.  Here is the next Fishko Files...

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