Events for January 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, managing editor of The Global Game, for an invigorating afternoon of discussion, performance and personal reminiscence.
Thank you for your support of WNYC’s MLK Day celebration. Our RSVP list for the main auditorium and the overflow room is at capacity and is now closed. However, if you would like to put your name on the wait-list we will accommodate as many people as possible, subject to availability. THE WAIT-LIST DOES NOT GUARANTEE ENTRY.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Host John Schaefer showcased two very different takes on American popular song. First, four-time Tony Award winner and television actor Audra McDonald took the stage with her “Porgy and Bess” co-star Norm Lewis and discussed her return to Broadway - and performed favorites from the newly reworked American opera. Then, ...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
The Global Salon: JAPAN presents compelling stories of courage and resiliency, while the country continues to face unprecedented hardships of increased suicidal rates and unemployment, before and after the Tsunami of 2011.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Founded in 2010 by Jeramy Zimmerman, Artistic Director of CatScratch Theatre, FLICfest celebrated its inaugural season in January 2011. A platform for the presentation of feature-length work, FLICfest presents choreographers with diverse approaches to artmaking and theatrical aesthetics. The festival also focuses on community building, providing a forum for choreographers ...
Friday, January 20, 2012
Long before he became the bassist with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, a teen-aged Carlos Henriquez was in the great Latin jazz bands of Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri. The Bronx native will use that experience to lead his JLCO bandmates down a musical road paved by Cuban bassist ...
Monday, January 23, 2012
WQXR presents Lang Lang and Quintessenso: Join Lang Lang and the Quintessenso Children’s Choir of Mongolia for a special Chinese New Year’s celebration featuring traditional folk songs and audience favorites.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Once again, It's A Free Country invites you to watch the State of the Union address with your fellow politics junkies. Brian Lehrer will be there along with others from the It's A Free Country team and WNYC fans from left, right and center.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Written on the Wind enfolds premieres from New York and China-based composers into a larger conversation of how place and tradition shape a composer’s style.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Bernard, an American playboy in swinging ’60s Paris, juggles three flight-attendant fiancées — one American, one German and one Italian. With the help of airline timetables and a phenomenally efficient housekeeper, he convinces each she is his only love. But then — mon dieu! — a fast new Boeing jet ...
Monday, January 30, 2012
Sir Alan Ayckbourn is an award winning playwright whose 75 play have been produced in London's West End and on Broadway. The Greene Space presents plays by this distinguished playwright in celebration of the enormous breadth of his work.