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3 Things You Need to Know About Jazzman Freddy Cole

Monday, May 04, 2015

On Sunday, May 10th jazz musician Freddy Cole will join us for "It's All About Richard Rodgers" - live at BAM. Before you see him live, get to know a few things about our special guest. 

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The Jonathan Channel

Broadway to BAM: Jessica Molaskey's Command of The Stage in 3 Performances

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

On May 10th, Jessica Molaskey & Jonathan Schwartz (and many others) will celebrate the Songbook giant, Richard Rodgers - live at BAM! Get to know the vocal stylings of Jessica Molaskey!

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Raising the Dead in Ibsen’s “Ghosts”

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Actress Lesley Manville talks about her role in Ibsen’s “Ghosts,” which centers on a woman who has lived in suspended animation after the death of her husband. 

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WQXR Blog

BAM Turns to Orchestra World for Next President

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The arts center on Thursday said that Katy Clark, the executive director of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, will become its next president, effective June 30.
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Operavore

Review: Handel's Semele Comes to BAM With Ming Dynasty Temple. And Sumo Wrestlers.

Thursday, March 05, 2015

David Patrick Stearns reviews this production by the Canadian Opera Company.
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WNYC News

Offering Salvation in a Bar: The Iceman Cometh

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Nathan Lane has something to sell, and you don’t want it, in Eugene O’Neill’s great American tragedy.

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Around Broadway

A Radiant Darkness in Brooklyn

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

"The Iceman Cometh," Eugene O’Neill’s play about the denizens of a New York City dive bar, makes only rare appearances. But the four-act, four-hour play is now at BAM.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Sandy, Through the Ears of Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Artist Laurie Anderson and founder of the Kronos Quartet, David Harrington discuss their show "Landfall," inspired by the events of Sandy.

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WNYC News

BAM's 'Retro Metro': Subway History Through Film

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Over half a century of popular and rarely-seen films will take viewers on a wild ride through the jazzy, roaring '20s to the hip hop-tinged '80s and '90s.

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WQXR Blog

Obama to Present National Medal of Arts to BAM, Bill T. Jones

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

President Obama will present the National Medal of Arts to 12 recipients including the Brooklyn Academy of Music during a White House ceremony on Monday at 3 pm.

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Soundcheck

Wyatt Cenac At RadioLoveFest

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The comedian and actor best known for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart delivers a hilarious stand-up set at Soundcheck's RadioLoveFest show at BAM, recorded live on June 7.

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Soundcheck

San Fermin: Live At RadioLoveFest

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Hear the exuberant chamber pop band play for Soundcheck at Brooklyn's BAM Harvey Theater.

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Soundcheck

Russell Simmons On 30 Years Of Def Jam; Summer Of '94 Quiz; San Fermin Plays At BAM

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

In this episode: Russell Simmons is the entrepreneur and entertainment mogul who co-founded Def Jam Records among a plethora of other highly successful business ventures. It’s his first visit to our studio, but not to our address: 160 Varick Street was Def Jam’s home in the mid-1990s. Simmons shares some memories from those days and reflects on 30 years of Def Jam.

Then: Take a look and listen back 20 years, to the summer of 1994, with a short quiz recorded live at Soundcheck's event at the BAM Harvey Theater as part of RadioLoveFest in June.

And: Hear the exuberant chamber pop band San Fermin perform a high energy set at BAM from RadioLoveFest.

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Soundcheck

Hamilton Leithauser: Live At RadioLoveFest

Monday, June 30, 2014

Hear The Walkmen frontman perform songs from Black Hours at Soundcheck’s event at Brooklyn's BAM Harvey Theater on June 7 as part of RadioLoveFest.

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WNYC News

A Pair of Clowns in a Senseless World

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Old Woman, directed by the experimental theater artist Robert Wilson at Brooklyn Academy of Music, is an absurdist comedy based on an avant-garde Russian short story. There is no plot, and yet there is an emotional narrative, as two vaudeville-like characters in kabuki white-face and black suits struggle to ...

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Soundcheck

Wyatt Cenac Joins Soundcheck’s RadioLoveFest Lineup

Monday, May 19, 2014

Soundcheck is coming to BAM! Join host John Schaefer on Sat., June 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET for an evening of live music and conversation -- featuring Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen, comedian and actor Wyatt Cenac and the orchestral indie pop band San Fermin.

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Fishko Files

Whistle While You Work: Ennio Morricone

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A three day mini-film festival, “The Music of Morricone,” begins tonight at BAM.  The superstar film-composer Ennio Morricone is noted for mixing all kinds of sounds into his scores.

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Operavore

Review: Billy Budd at BAM is Electrifying

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Glyndebourne Festival production of Billy Budd has docked in Brooklyn. David Patrick Stearns writes that it explores the opera's layers with a thoroughness and balance not often found anywhere.

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WNYC News

Weekend Staff Picks: Love, Shadow Puppets & Drag Bingo

Saturday, October 26, 2013

"Don't get me wrong, he's a master of self promotion and marketing, but Banksy is all hype. I'm going to check out the Robert Indiana exhibit at the Whitney." -Melinda Woehrle

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Operavore

Review: City Opera's Anna Nicole Tells Tabloid Saga

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

If applause alone could cure the New York City Opera's financial ills, the company would be in the pink following Tuesday's opening of the Mark-Anthony Turnage opera Anna Nicole, writes David Patrick Stearns.

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