Events for April 2016
Friday, April 1, 2016
Fri, April 1 | Join us for the first annual Sarah Awards Ceremony, where we will celebrate and reward the best audio fiction from around the world. The evening will include live storytelling by master of ceremonies Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment, and a performance by Radiotopia's The Heart.
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Sat, April 9 | Join Philippe the Penguin and musicians of the New York Philharmonic on a musical playground and explore how tempo makes music fun, with selections from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. A live video webcast will also be available.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Wed, April 13 | The Grammy Award-winning violinist and first-ever recipient of the Warner Music Prize performs works by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and Sarasate. A live video stream is also available.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Thurs, Apr 14 | Join hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newman for a live taping with guests Jessica Williams of "The Daily Show" and legendary television talk-show host Dick Cavett. A live video webcast will also be available.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Wed, April 20 | The founder of StoryCorps joins us for a conversation about his latest book, a collection of inspiring stories form the heart of the American workforce. A live video stream will also be available.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Thurs, April 21 | Join us for a dynamic conversation with Mark Bittman of the Purple Carrot and Peter Lehner of Earthjustice about what we eat, how it gets to our plates, and what we can do to make our food production healthier for ourselves and for the plane. A live video stream is also available.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Elevated levels of lead have been found in the water of Newark's public schools. Join us for a public conversation on what an aging city like Newark can do to protect its citizens and who should be held responsible. Participants include Newark Schools Superintendent Chris Cerf, leading environmental activists and others. Hosted by WNYC reporter Sarah Gonzalez.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Tues, April 26 | What issues really matter to women this election, and which policies are deeply affecting them in ways that never get talked about? A live webcast is also available.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Thurs, April 28 | Join Ann Goldstein, Ferrante’s longtime English-language translator, and authors Roxana Robinson and Judith Thurman to discuss the work of this famously enigmatic author. Hosted by WNYC producer Rebecca Carroll. A live video webcast will also be available.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Fri, April 29 | Activism is infused with a Latin beat for this event, hosted by Latino USA host and executive producer Maria Hinojosa.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Sat, April 30 | Join us for a look at how Cuban artists overcome censorship with musician Roberto Poveda and filmmaker Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti.