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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Fabulous Musical on the Disco Singer and LGBTQ Pioneer Sylvester

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The flamboyant disco singer Sylvester was a pioneer in the LGBTQ community. He is the subject of the new off-Broadway show “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Striking ISIS, The Mysteries of Mars, and Woody Guthrie's New York City

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Takeaway examines America's next move in the fight agains ISIS, NASA's newest Mars mission, and a new project on Woody Guthrie.

The Takeaway

America's Highest-Paid Female CEO Won't Discriminate Against AI Clones

Monday, September 22, 2014

Martine Rothblatt doesn't fear prejudice. She's a transgendered woman. Two of her hallmark creations were first rejected. Now she's turned her efforts to "mind clones"—and their rights. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Would Make Us Vote Like Scots?

Monday, September 22, 2014

In last week's referendum on Scottish independence, voter turnout reached 90 percent in some districts. What issue would make Americans show up at the polls in those high numbers?

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The Takeaway

There Was Medicine. And Then There Was Prozac.

Monday, September 22, 2014

The drug itself was a celebrity: over-hyped, mass marketed, then demonized by the press. Retro Report examines the unprecedented rise of a pharmaceutical to the status of cultural icon.

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Studio 360

The Best American Poetry, Annotated

Monday, September 22, 2014

He's mean, he's funny, his grapes are more than a little bit sour, and he perfectly skewers the self-seriousness of a certain annual anthology series.
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Radio Rookies

Nine People, One Bedroom: A Teen's Take on Life In Poverty

Monday, September 22, 2014

WNYC
Jairo Gomez's nine-person family lives in a one-bedroom apartment. He knows education is the way out of poverty, but sometimes being poor makes it difficult to make good choices.

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Chamber Music Society

Sasha Cooke Sings Brahms's 2 Most Poignant Songs

Monday, September 22, 2014

Tonight at 10 pm, don't miss a Chamber Music Society episode featuring mezzo Sasha Cooke singing Brahms's Zwei Gesänge. Also: Dvorak's massive F minor Trio.

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Exploring Music

String Quartet Composers From Fibich to Sibelius

Monday, September 22, 2014

Bill McGlaughlin spends this week exploring string quartet composers from Fibich to Sibelius.

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The Sporkful

Mo Rocca Likes Big Ravioli, And He Cannot Lie

Monday, September 22, 2014

Humorist and Cooking Channel host Mo Rocca joins Dan to talk about his grandma, debate whether square or round ravioli is better, and tell us which variety is the Kenny G of ravioli.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Meditations: Derek Jeter, Coding and the Climate Crisis

Monday, September 22, 2014

Yankees commentator Suzyn Waldman talks Derek Jeter; excerpts from “Climate Crisis: Which Way Out,” and a meditation on the art of computer coding.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Fight Against Climate Change, The Future of Manufacturing, and America's Top Female CEO

Monday, September 22, 2014

            

WNYC News

A Photo Village in Shipping Containers

Sunday, September 21, 2014

 Photoville is back at Brooklyn Bridge Park presenting the work of about 400 new and veteran photographers.

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WNYC News

Two Artists Overshadowed in the '40s Get a Second Look

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The paintings of Lee Krasner, who was Jackson Pollock’s wife, and Norman Lewis are side by side at the Jewish Museum.  

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WNYC News

Show Highlights Next Generation of Artists

Sunday, September 21, 2014

A collection of paintings on display at the New York Academy of Art highlights the work of its 2014 fellows.  

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Pipedreams

Kotzschmar Goings and Comings

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Archive recordings of the renowned Kotzschmar Memorial Organ at Merrill Auditorium in anticipation of the instrument's "grand reawakening" following a major two-year refurbishment.

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WNYC News

A Sad But Funny Take on Growing Up

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Michael Cera and Tavi Gevinson star in a Broadway revival of "This is Our Youth."

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WNYC News

Weekend Staff Picks: Winogrand, Cold War & Chaplin

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" will be accompanied by The New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall this weekend.

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From the Top

Highlight Show: Recorded in Studio

Saturday, September 20, 2014

This week, host Christopher O'Riley catches up with some of From the Top's most illustrious alumni in the "Where Are They Now Show."

The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Digital Reading, Driverless Cars, and The Secret to Happiness

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

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