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The Leonard Lopate Show

Melissa Manchester's First New Album in 10 Years, Loving Life

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Melissa Manchester discusses her four shows at 54 Below, and her first studio album in over 10 years, "You Gotta Love the Life."

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Connecting, Transforming, Performing, and Translating

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The delicate nature of friendships. Making art from trash. A dramatic adaptation of Last Train to Paris. Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov for The Leonard Lopate Show Book Club.

Studio 360

Harassment Behind the Curtain

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A playwright speaks out against the culture of sexual harassment that lingers on and off Broadway.

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Studio 360

Cassandra Wilson Sings One Last Song for Lady Day

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Cassandra Wilson—arguably the most important jazz singer of her generation—pays tribute to the legendary Billie Holliday with her latest album, “Coming Forth by Day.”

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Mail Order Brides, The Wyoming Plains, and the Dark Side of a Tall Tale

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

In "Abundance," the breathtaking tall tale of Bess and Macon, two mail-order brides are lured to the plains of Wyoming by the promise of new beginnings.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Rise of Big Data and the Death of Tin Pan Alley

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

How Big Data transforms our lives. The death of Tin Pan Alley. The stars and director of "Abundance.” The late rise of psychiatry. Catch Leonard speaking tonight at Queens College!

The Leonard Lopate Show

Finding the Absurd in a Spending Addiction

Monday, March 09, 2015

The author and performer Ben Rimalower has an addiction to spending that has driven him to extreme lengths all his life.

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Studio 360

Mike Doughty's "Revelation: A Rock Opera"

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Listen to and watch the world premier of Mike Doughty's rock opera, and the culmination of his creative resolution for 2014.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Workplace Monitoring, The New Yorker's Fiction Legacy, Ailyn Pérez in Carmen

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Esther Kaplan on increased monitoring in the workplace. Deborah Treisman on The New Yorker's 90th anniversary. Ailyn Pérez's debut at the Met as Micaëla in Carmen.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Measuring Worth with Drops of Blood in 'An Octoroon'

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Judge Peyton is dead, and his plantation is in financial ruins. Peyton’s handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent, and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful “octoroon.”

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Explaining Social Security, A Slavery Melodrama, and A Comedy of Shorts

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Laurence Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller on maximizing Social Security benefits. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's new play, "An Octoroon." David Ives' comedic short plays, “Lives of the Saints.” 

Studio 360

A B-52 Steps Out on Her Own

Thursday, February 12, 2015

After 40 years of making music with The B-52s, Kate Pierson is out with a new solo album that teamed her up with an unlikely pop star.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Six Decades of Dance, As She Remembers It

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Carmen de Lavallade, the 83-year-old dancer, talks about her life, career, and the New York premier of her latest performance. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Changing Cancer Treatment, Understanding Mankind

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The new breakthroughs in cancer treatment. Carmen de Lavallade's new performance, "As I Remember It." A new documentary series on the life of Robert Durst. A Brief History of Humankind.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Into The Woods, Turtleface, and Supercookies

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Ted Conover on solitary confinement. The directors and star of "Into the Woods." Arthur Bradford's new short story collection. The dangers of Supercookies. The disappearing Afghan Army.

The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Revelation, A Rock Opera

Friday, January 30, 2015

Watch on-demand video of Mike Doughty's rock opera inspired by the biblical Book of Revelation.

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Studio 360

Staging “Rent” in Cuba

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The first musical to go from Broadway directly to Havana since the Revolution, “Rent” is perfect for Cuban audiences.

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Studio 360

Aha Moment: Sandra Bernhard on Carol Channing

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sandra Bernhard’s breakout role was as an obsessed fan in “The King of Comedy,” but her real-life obsession with Carol Channing changed her life.

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Studio 360

New Year’s Resolution: A DJ Gets Back on the Mic

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Maria Thornton quit reggae, started a family, and moved to Ohio. But this year, she’s ready to get back into the game.

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Studio 360

Glenn Close: Strong Women Aren’t Evil

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Over a prolific career, Glenn Close has specialized in portraying powerful female characters that don’t need you to like them.

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