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Celebrating Community in 2012

Thursday, December 27, 2012

We’re looking back at some of our favorite WNYC/WQXR events of 2012. Here, New York Public Radio President, Laura Walker, celebrates Radiolab live at BAM with hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich.
Host Brian Lehrer and Reporter Anna Sale tests your knowledge of news at a singles event at the Galapagos Art Space.
Reporter Richard Hake and WQXR's General Manager Graham Parker chats it up at our LGBT singles event.
Which featured a stellar cabaret singer!
We could not have accomplished so much this year without help from our interns, Leticia and Briannna. Thank you!
Leticia is informing the public at WQXR’s Naumburg Bandshell concert series in Central Park.
WQXR host Midge Woolsey broadcasting live at the Naumburg Bandshell.
A beautiful day for listening to a live WQX broadcast of the NY Philharmonic in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
Community Engagement Assistant, Jennifer, tabling at AfroPunk Festival 2012.
Our volunteers were a force to be reckoned with this year. Volunteer, Matt, was out in the heat this year at the Brooklyn Book Festival.
He enjoyed an impromptu Walt Whitman performance!
The year concluded the Big Read celebration of Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” Here is moderator and award-winning poet, Carl Hancock Rux, at the Bronx Library Center.
Here’s Leonard Lopate discussing Hurston’s political views at the Brooklyn Public Library.
Patrick Riley with one of our Big Read raffle winners at the Newark Public Library.
WQXR’s Terrance McKnight hosted a great discussion about “Their Eyes Were Watching God” at the Countee Cullen Library Branch in Harlem.
Filmmaker Patrice Johnson chatting it up with a woman who claimed she has found her Teacake.
The talented Marcelle Davies-Lashley with students from PS 47 American Sign Language & English School.

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