Events for February 2012
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Death of a Salesman, in a new production directed by eight-time Tony Award(r) winner Mike Nichols and starring Academy Award(r) winner Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Obie Award winner Linda Emond as Linda Loman and Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, The ...
Friday, February 3, 2012
Winner of two 2011 Latin GRAMMY® Awards for “Best Latin Jazz Album” and Best Classical Contemporary Composition.”
Cuban-born saxophonist and clarinetist Paquito’s performances transcend musical genres, where he is equally at home performing cool jazz, hot Latin sounds or even a classical concerto.
Monday, February 6, 2012 through Wednesday, February 8, 2012
A film retrospective of Gary Oldman will be held for 3 consecutive nights with 6 of Oldman’s best roles, including his Oscar nominated performance for TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY. Two films per night will be screened including SID & NANCY, THE CONTENDER and JFK. A Q&A is planned with ...
Friday, February 10, 2012
Rosie Perez hosts an event to tell the story of a group of women who challenge the prevailing wisdom that girls don’t play rough.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Explore the classical side of acclaimed singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright in this very special one-night-only event!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Join Leonard Lopate for An Evening with Dave Isay, to discuss his new book, “All There Is: Love Stories From StoryCorps.” We’ll listen together to excerpts from the oral history project and talk to couples who participated and share your stories.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Get an inside look at the Broadway production of the humorous and heartbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit, with cast members Cynthia Nixon, Greg Keller and Carra Patterson. Conversation hosted by WNYC’s Amy Eddings.
Friday, February 17, 2012
A panel discussion co-sponsored by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Review of Books, and the Fritt Ord Foundation of Oslo.
Edmund Phelps, Paul Krugman, George Soros, and Jeffrey D. Sachs discuss the number one issue of the day: the financial crisis facing the world. Each panelist will ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Join WNYC and New York EasyDates for a speed-dating party for single New Yorkers 40 and under. Or just mingle with other fans of public radio.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Like countless creative collaborations, the one between Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes was fruitful but ultimately ended in acrimony.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
2010 Olivier Award nominated play makes its North American premiere at the Barrow Street Theatre
Tribes follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his home of his parents' house. He has adapted brilliantly to his hearing family’s unconventional ways, but they’ve ...
Monday, February 27, 2012
Robert Glasper draws together his parallel passions for hip hop and jazz on his latest release, “Black Radio.” In addition to his formal jazz training, the pianist has long navigated the nebulous territory between the two genres – working with artists like Q-Tip, Mos Def, and Erykah Badu. For this ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Set in the 1920s, Their Eyes Were Watching God is the story of Janie Crawford – free-spirited and in search of life and her authentic self – as she undertakes an unexpected journey that includes marriages to three different men, challenging the morals and social expectations of the ...