Sunday, June 5, 2011
ONE NIGHT ONLY - Grammy nominated Cuban Pianists Adonis Gonzalez and Elio Villafranca
Marking the centennial of the New York Public Library’s Beaux-Arts landmark at Fifth Avenue and 42nd street, now called the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, know the Past, Find the Future harnesses the thoughts of an eclectric gathering of notable people as they ponder an even more eclectic assortment of objects. ...
Be a part of Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space — the unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City. Last year, over 168 artists and 45 groups from across the five boroughs performed in our SoHo performance space.
The in-studio audience at The Greene Space has spoken - now it's your turn! Watch the performances from Friday's concert and let us know who should move on to the Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs in June.
Tom Stoppard, one of the most celebrated dramatists of his time, cut his dramatic teeth on radio dramas at the BBC. The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR presents two of his radio dramas as part of “T” Is for Tom, a cycle of rare early works by England’s most intellectually nimble playwright.
WNYC is a media sponsor of The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in Central Park. This summer’s free productions are “Measure for Measure” and “All’s Well That Ends Well.” Performed in repertory for 8 continuous weeks.
WQXR host Terrance McKnight welcomes music lovers in their 40s, 50s and 60+ to a Rush Hour concert and post-performance private reception.
Note: Check back this spring for a WQXR Singles Events for music lovers in their 20s and 30s.
Join WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon in conversation with New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, director/designer Doug Fitch, and choreographer Karole Armitage about the New York Philharmonic's production of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen.
Join The Takeaway’s Richard Hake, Studio 360 senior producerLeital Molad and WQXR vice president Graham Parker for an LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Networking Event.
Join The Takeaway’s Richard Hake, Studio 360 senior producer Leital Molad and WQXR vice president Graham Parker for an LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Networking Event.
The evening includes a live musical improv performance by Unicorn Jerky, plus hors d’oeuvres and complimentary drinks.
Comedians from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre perform long-form improvisational comedy. Plus, we’re kicking off the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! We’re inviting the audience to read The Tragedy of Arthur in advance and participate in the conversation.
In a night filled with music varying from reggae to rock across all five boroughs, the winner of this unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City will be revealed using your voice, your votes.
Join Radio Lab host, Jad Abumrad's presentation of 3 musical acts during a live taping for an upcoming podcast: Glenn Kotche, Buke and Gass, and a surprise special guest. Each act has a distinct, one-of-a-kind sound, but all three share a spirit of exploration and musical adventure. The evening will ...
100 Years of Mario Bauza is a celebration of Harlem's legacy as the birthplace of Afro-Cuban jazz and its creator's 100th Birthday. Featuring the Bobby Sanabria Big Band, Felipe Luciano, David Amram, Jon Faddis, La Bruja, and other's.
Join Kurt Andersen, host of Studio 360, and Celeste Headlee, cohost of the Takeaway, for a party for singles, couples, friends, co-workers—anyone who enjoys great conversation with other WNYC listeners.
Rocco Sisto, actor and founding member of Shakespeare and Company theater group, will serve as both host and star of the evening, performing excerpts from the Shakespearean canon interwoven with lively conversation and rarely heard archival audio of Shakespeare on the radio.
Get an inside look at this summer’s anticipated revival of Terrence McNally’s “Master Class.” WQXR's Elliott Forrest will lead a conversation with star Tyne Daly and director Stephen Wadsworth.
Join Somi, Wunmi, Malika Zarra, and DJ Funmi in a conversation and performance around the next generation of artistic voices emerging from the African continent.
Join Leonard Lopate for a singles event for public radio fans 40 & Over.
Join conductor John Mauceri, writer Dorothy Herrmann, director Josh Waletzky, composer Rob Schwimmer, and film composer Michael Giacchino for a celebration of composer Bernard Herrmann, best known for scoring Psycho, Citizen Kane and Taxi Driver.
Panelists Michael Boyd, Nigel Redden, Rebecca Roberston, and David O. Frantz tell Leonard Lopate about transporting an entire theater company across the Atlantic and what this partnership means for New York City and the Shakespeare theatrical canon.