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Oscar Time

Friday, March 05, 2010

The Oscars ceremony will be broadcast this Sunday evening. Whatever the outcome, the run-up to the ceremony has Sara Fishko thinking about art, commerce and movies. Here is the next Fishko Files...

Daniel Eagan, author of America’s Film Legacy: the Authoritative Guide to the Landmark Movies in the National Film Registry will speak at Film Forum on Monday, March 22nd.

Andrew Sarris writes regularly for the magazine Film Comment. Read his work here.

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Ohlsson on Chopin

Friday, January 29, 2010

Garrick Ohlsson on Frederic Chopin

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Virtuoso

Friday, January 25, 2008

In the music world, being labeled a virtuoso is the highest compliment... or is it? WNYC's Sara Fishko considers the question, in this edition of the Fishko Files.

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Marc-André Hamelin will be performing with renowned violinist Midori at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall ...

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Sleepwalkers

Friday, January 19, 2007

A genuine New York spectacle called 'Sleepwalkers' opened this week at the Museum of Modern Art. The multi-screen, outdoor movie can be seen from various spots in midtown Manhattan -- and it has WNYC's Sara Fishko considering the role of 'accident' in our appreciation of artworks. Here is the next ...

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‘Work’ in the Movies

Friday, July 28, 2006

There are a couple of films around town, this summer, that have WNYC’s Sara Fishko thinking even more about ‘work’ than usual. Here is the next Fishko Files.

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Wilder

Friday, July 14, 2006

Movie director Billy Wilder would have been 100 this summer, and the resulting Wilder screenings and festivals are making it possible to see both the big hits, and some of his lesser-known films. WNYC’s Sara Fishko has more, in this edition of The Fishko Files....

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Mozart In Motion

Friday, January 27, 2006

Today, all over the world, people are celebrating the music of Mozart on this 250th anniversary of his birth. In an effort to get ‘inside’ the music a little, WNYC’s Sara Fishko spent time talking to music-thinkers who’ve done a lot of Mozart-study. They came up with some of their ...

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Recorded Live

Friday, December 02, 2005

All week long, WNYC has been presenting its "MUST HAVE" Music Festival, and it continues through Sunday. WNYC hosts, producers, guests, and friends of the station will be focusing on recordings they simply can’t live without. WNYC’s Sara Fishko has some thoughts on her OWN recent music-listening-habits, on this edition ...

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Wyler's Dodsworth

Friday, September 13, 2002

It's the centennial year of film director William Wyler. During his lifetime, as Sara Fishko tells us, Wyler wasn't one to seek out publicity...but he's getting plenty of attention right now...Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Memorials

Friday, September 06, 2002

This edition of the Fishko Files features mezzo-soprano Frederica Von Stade and composer Ned Rorem; both have participated in the creation of pieces of music meant to evoke and memorialize lost loved ones. Also featured is Clifford Chanin, whose group, 'The Legacy Project,' looks at memory and loss in the ...

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