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Brother Knows Best

Friday, March 06, 2015

In celebration of Leonard Lopate’s 30 years at WNYC, we turn to insider Phillip Lopate for a brother’s evaluation!

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The New Middle Class, Deceptive Magic, and Leonard's Brother!

Friday, March 06, 2015

The rise of nursing as a middle class career. The "First Lady of the Black Press.” The Amazing Randi. Phillip Lopate's inside scoop on Leonard! 

The Leonard Lopate Show

Listen to 30 Years of Leonard Lopate in Under 3 Minutes

Thursday, March 05, 2015

We created a montage of the many guests Leonard has spoken with over the years. Featuring: Barack Obama, Julia Child, Henry Kissinger and Liza Minnelli. 
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Leonard Lopate Over the Years

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Leonard Lopate has interviewed some amazing people over his thirty years at WNYC, in the studio and the Greene Space. Here we look back on some great memories with Leonard. 
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Happy 30th Anniversary, Leonard Lopate!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Our 30th anniversary is coming up on The Leonard Lopate Show, and we could not have done it without our dedicated listeners. And now, we want to hear from you!

The Leonard Lopate Show

A Non-Book Gift Guide for Your Special Bibliophile

Friday, December 12, 2014

WNYC
Nailing down the perfect book to get someone for the holidays is near impossible. So we won't even try. Instead, here are some literary-inspired gifts for the bookworm in your life.
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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Melissa Clark and Deb Perelman on Cookbook Writing

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In the final installment of his fifth annual Lopate and Locavores series, Leonard Lopate learns the secrets of cookbook writing with bestselling authors Melissa Clark and Deb Perelman.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Leonard Lopate on the Best of New York's Delis

Thursday, October 16, 2014

In part two of his annual Lopate and Locavores food series, Leonard and food writers Joan Nathan and Arthur Schwartz took us through a delicious history of the city's iconic delis.

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Come See Leonard at the Brooklyn Book Festival!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Leonard will be hosting a conversation with writers Mary Gordon and Emma Straub at the Brooklyn Book Festival at noon on Sunday, September 21.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Remembers Joan Rivers

Friday, September 05, 2014

Although she (of course) said outrageous things, what I remember best is just how funny she was no matter what we were talking about.
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The Greene Space

Fifth Annual Lopate and Locavores

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lopate and Locavores is back for a fifth season of culinary conversation, cooking demonstrations and delicious tastings—and this year comes with an extra Sporkful!

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Leonard Lopate and Guests Explore Guastavino in New York

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

What do Carnegie Hall, the Bronx Zoo's Elephant House and the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine have in common? They're all marvels of architectural beauty that contain the interlocking tile vaults created by the father-son team of Rafael Guastavino, Sr. and Rafael Jr.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Christmas Gospel

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Leonard Lopate hosts his annual Gospel Christmas special, with favorite songs from gospel greats like Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams, Edna Gallmon Cook, and Alex Bradford, and others.

Billboard: Joy to the World, Marion Williams. Album: If We Ever Needed the Lord Before

1. When Was Jesus Born, Marion Williams & Stars of Faith. Album: O Holy Night

2. Great Day in December, Swan Silvertones. Album: Saviour Pass Me Not

3. No Room at the Hotel,The Chosen Gospel Singers. Album: The Lifeboat

4. No Room at the Inn, Mahalia Jackson. Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas

5. Poor Little Jesus Boy, Mattie Williams. Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!

6. The Holy Babe, Mahalia Jackson. Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas)

7. Angels from the Realms of Glory, Edna Gallmon Cooke. Album: Mme Edna Gallmon Cooke & Doris Akers

8. Christ Is Born, Marion Williams and Alex Bradford. Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!

9. Go Tell It on the Mountain, Mahalia Jackson. Album: Apollo Sessions

10. Silent Night, Holy Night, Mahalia Jackson. Album: Silent Night: Gospel Christmas with Mahalia Jackson

11. God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, Marion Williams. Album: Through Many Dangers

12. Mary, Mary, What You Gonna Name that Pretty Little Baby? Frances Steadman and Marion Williams. Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!

13. O Come All Ye Faithful, Mahalia Jackson. Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas

14. No Room at the Inn, Staples Singers. Album: The 25th Day of December

15. All Hail the Power, Marion Williams. Single

16: No Room at the Inn, Marion Williams. Album: O Holy Night

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Turning Host on Host for Food Fridays

Friday, November 01, 2013

Veteran host Leonard Lopate spoke about Food Fridays and the new three-ingredient challenge. Also, find out what food-related issues cause the most controversy and what kitchen tool is his favorite.

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60-Second Stir-Fry: Leonard Lopate

Friday, October 25, 2013

WNYC

These past few weeks, Leonard Lopate has been putting the "loco" in "locavore." He's been talking about eating, drinking and the politics of food during his show on the Food Fridays series by day, hosting "Lopate and Locavores" events in the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at night and is launching another "3-ingredient challenge" with chef Rozanne Gold.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Lopate and Locavores' Opening a Restaurant in New York City

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

In any given year, about a thousand restaurants will open in New York City. Only 20 percent will still be around five years later, and just a few will be able to score a great review in the Times, boast a steady crowd, or gather enough support to expand.

In the second installment of this year's Lopate and Locavores food series, WNYC host Leonard Lopate invited restaurateurs behind some of the city's hottest spots to compare notes on their success secrets and talk about what it's like to battle to the top in a seriously competitive business.  

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Schoolbook

Chef Takes on Challenge of Picky Eaters in School

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A famous chef faces his toughest challenge: picky eaters contemplating school cafeteria food. They face off at an Oct. 30 event. Be there to learn how to get kids to eat better, and actually enjoy it.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Lopate and Locavores - Tips From Your Waiter

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

What's it like to be on the other side of the dining table in New York City? Leonard Lopate dishes with a panel of service professionals in this kick-off to the fourth season of the Lopate and Locavores food series.

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Schoolbook

Teacher-Author Offers Scathing View of NYC Schools from the Inside

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Laurel Sturt discussed her negative views of the New York City school system as outlined in her book Davonte’s Inferno: Ten Years in the New York Public School Gulag. 

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The Greene Space

Video: August Wilson Talk Series - The Lloyd Richards Effect

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Lloyd Richards championed August Wilson’s plays and directed six of them on Broadway. WNYC’s Leonard Lopate explored one of the most successful artistic partnerships in American theater.

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