New Season, New Hopes at the Metropolitan Opera

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Fred Plotkin reviews the 2015-16 season announcement from the Metropolitan Opera and finds a lot to like.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Spring Equinox: Expectations Versus Reality

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Jason Samenow, chief meteorologist for The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang, explains the climatology behind this change of seasons and mitigates expectations for the first day of spring, plus listener call-ins about their first day of spring traditions.

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The Takeaway

NBA Season in Jeopardy as Players Reject Offer

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The upcoming NBA season is in jeopardy after players rejected the league's latest offer for a new labor deal on Monday. "After two years of making a genuine and concerted effort to try to close a collective bargaining effort with the league and our teams, we've come to the conclusion today that that process has not worked for us," NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher said. The players have now begun the process of disbanding the union, and filing an anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA owners.

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Robert Battle Takes Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe in New Directions

Thursday, May 12, 2011

HIV through hip-hop, a new choreography residency program, Indian Kathak dance, and the work of a female choreographer. These are some of the themes that make up the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2011-12 season, announced on Thursday.

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What To Give (And Not To Give): NY Public Radio Hosts Weigh In

Monday, December 13, 2010

Still stumped on what to give this year? Here are some literary, musical and theatrical recommendations.

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