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Spinning on Air

Spinning On Earth - An Earth Day Special on Climate Change with Patti Smith, Pathway to Paris, and More

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Music and conversation in The Greene Space with musician/poets Patti Smith, Anne Waldman, Larkin Grimm; 350.org's May Boeve; Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon of Pathway to Paris.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Spinning on Air - An Earth Day Special on Climate Change

Thursday, April 09, 2015

This Earth Day, Spinning on Air brought poets, musicians, writers and actors together in The Greene Space for an inspiring evening around climate change.

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Spinning on Air

Great In-Studio Performances 2014, pt. 2

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Music from 2014 sessions, including unaired performances by Patti Smith, and performances by Tree Lab, M. Lamar, Bernice, The GOASTT, Future Feminism, Bishi, Uri Caine, and others.

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Spinning on Air

Great In-Studio Performances 2014, Pt. 1

Sunday, December 28, 2014

David Garland presents highlights from SOA sessions that took place in 2014, including Patti Smith, Cibo Matto, Devon Sproule, The GOASTT, Susanna, Will Stratton, Jen Shyu, and others.

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Spinning on Air

Patti Smith & Tree Laboratory Live

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Songwriter, singer, poet, memoirist, artist, icon Patti Smith performs in WNYC's The Greene Space. In a program of songs and poetry coordinated by her daughter Jesse Paris Smith, Patti Smith performs with Tree Laboratory (Jesse Paris Smith and Eric Hoegemeyer) and her long-time collaborator guitarist Lenny Kaye. David Garland presents these highlights from the April 23rd performance.

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The Greene Space

Watch: Patti Smith, Jesse Paris Smith and Eric Hoegemeyer in Music and Poetry

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Singer, songwriter and poet Patti Smith opened an evening of music and poetry in The Greene Space by reading these lines from T.S. Eliot's poem, "The Wasteland":

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Spinning on Air

Patti Smith and Tree Laboratory Coming to The Greene Space

Sunday, April 06, 2014

On Wednesday, April 23, Spinning On Air will present a special event in the Greene Space, "Mixing Memory and Desire: An Evening of Music, Poetry, Sound, and Remembrance," with Jesse Paris Smith, Eric Hoegemeyer, and Patti Smith. The event is sold out, but will be broadcast on Spinning On Air April 27. In this program David Garland presents some highlights of past work by Patti Smith and Tree Laboratory, to give some idea of what their Greene Space performance might be like.

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Soundcheck

Inside The Chelsea Hotel

Friday, December 13, 2013

Sherill Tippins, author of Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York’s Legendary Chelsea Hotel, talks with Soundcheck host John Schaefer about some of the Chelsea 's many stories, and how it was designed from the beginning to foster creativity.

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Soundcheck

'Rock And Roll Stories': Four Decades Photographing Music's Biggest Stars

Friday, December 06, 2013

For a long time, Lynn Goldsmith didn’t want to be known as a “rock and roll photographer.” Yet with her new book, Rock And Roll Stories, she’s embraced the label. The collection collects four decades worth of photos and behind-the-scenes tales about music's biggest stars.

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Soundcheck

Soundcheck Writers Club: Khaled Hosseini; Patti Smith; Martha Redbone; Jonathan Lethem

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

In this episode: Author Khaled Hosseini talks about one of his favorite musicians of all time: Ahmad Zahir, the so-called “Elvis of Afghanistan.” Musician Patti Smith talks about her latest album, Banga. Singer-songwriter Martha Redbone sets the poetry of English poet William Blake into song. And, writer Jonathan Lethem talks about the music essays in his collection The Ecstasy of Influence.

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Top Five Famous Classical Music Fans

Thursday, October 11, 2012

As tennis player Novak Djokovic faces off against Andy Murray for the Wimbledon trophy today, find out more about his interest in classical music.

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Features

John Schaefer Talks to Patti Smith about New 'Banga' Album

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Patti Smith’s latest album, Banga, is her first since winning the 2010 National Book Award for her acclaimed memoir, Just Kids. Now, reaching out to a far larger potential audience than any she’s had before, the original High Priestess of Punk returns with an album that’s full of poetic invention, allusions to explorers and journeys both literal and metaphysical, and a surprising amount of pop culture references.

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Rocker Patti Smith's Top Five Operas

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Since the release of her debut album "Horses" in 1975, Patti Smith has created music rooted in noisy, primitive, three-chord rock & roll. Smith is also an opera lover.

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Features

Punk Rock Author Patti Smith Wins National Book Award

Thursday, November 18, 2010

On Wednesday night, November 17, Patti Smith won the 2010 National Book Award in the Non-fiction category for her memoir, "Just Kids."

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Studio 360

Five Years After Katrina

Friday, August 27, 2010

Studio 360 checks in on the rebuilding of New Orleans, five years after Katrina. Kurt talks to urban planners who have followed every step of the city's recovery, and New Orleans residents tell their own rebuilding stories. Connie Britton reveals the secret to playing a mother, wife, and high school principal on the television show “Friday Night Lights.” And punk rock's "godmother" Patti Smith talks about a documentary on her life that's been 11 years in the making.

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me: Patti Smith Chats with Jonathan Lethem

Friday, May 07, 2010

Patti Smith spoke with Jonathan Lethem about writing, CBGB, and New York nostalgia for the PEN World Voice Festival. Listen to their conversation and Smith's song about William Blake.

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Studio 360

Patti Smith

Friday, December 25, 2009

The "godmother of punk" started out in 1970s New York. But in "Dream of Life," a new POV documentary airing on PBS, Patti Smith shows sides of herself that the public rarely gets to see. Smith tells Kurt that it's also an account of ...

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Studio 360

Sherlock, Jones, Patti Smith

Friday, December 25, 2009

The game's afoot -- from Baker Street to Minnesota to Kathmandu. We'll follow the clues to decipher how Sherlock Holmes has stayed fresh for more than a century. We'll meet "Sherlock Holmes in sneakers" -- 5th grade detective "Encyclopedia Brown" -- and also the creator of hit TV show "House," whose powers (and weaknesses) are modeled on Holmes'. Plus, a conversation with rock and roll poet Patti Smith, who is the subject of a new documentary airing on PBS.

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