Events for January 2017
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Wed, Jan 4 | Rising stars from The Juilliard School perform selections from some of classical music’s best-loved composers. January's concert features pianist Drew Petersen, performing Schumann's Humoreske, Op. 20, and other selections.
Friday, January 6, 2017
Fri, Jan 6 | This month, we feature comedy by Kenny Shults, poetry by Miles Hodges, a circus performance by Eric Schmalenberger and music by American Candy and Champagne Jerry. Hosted by Julian Fleisher.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Mon, Jan 9 | Join us for the kick off of a four-event series as we hear from social entrepreneurs who aren’t buying the tech industry’s excuses for the diversity gap — and are instead hacking the culture of tech. Part of Change, Justice, Equity: WNYC and Echoing Green Solutions Week. Hosted by WNYC's Jami Floyd.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Tues, Jan 10 | Join us for a conversation with social entrepreneurs who are bringing justice back to the criminal justice system. Part of Change, Justice, Equity: WNYC and Echoing Green Solutions Week. Hosted by WNYC's Jami Floyd.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Wed, Jan 11 | Join us as we hear from social entrepreneurs who are finding new ways to bring healthcare to those who have been neglected and left behind. Part of Change, Justice, Equity: WNYC and Echoing Green Solutions Week. Hosted by WNYC's Jami Floyd.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Thurs, Jan 12 | For the final installment of our four-part live event series, hear from social entrepreneurs who are creating new and innovative pathways to employment right here in New York City. Part of Change, Justice, Equity: WNYC and Echoing Green Solutions Week. Hosted by WNYC's Jami Floyd.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
WNYC and the Apollo Theater present the 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, exploring an open and honest conversation on the post-Obama era and the future of social justice movements following one of the most divisive general elections in recent history. This event is presented in partnership with the March on Washington Film Festival.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Wed, Jan 18 | Join us for an exclusive evening of conversation and performance on the eve of their historic Bruckner cycle at Carnegie Hall.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Wed, Jan 25 | Join us for a live taping of the podcast that features interviews, stories, and conversations about being Muslim in America, hosted by BuzzFeed writer Ahmed Ali Akbar.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 through Saturday, January 28, 2017
“Dear President: What You Need to Know About Race” is WNYC’s ongoing exploration of racialized America. Join us for a free public forum with a wide range of thinkers, writers, policymakers and activists.
Newark Public Library, Centennial Hall — Saturday, January 28 at 2:30pm
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Thurs, Jan 26 | Join us for an exploration of the Supreme Court case involving hundreds of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab men deported in the wake of 9/11. Featuring authors Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and a discussion with Monami Maulik, Rachel Meeropol, and Elie Mystal.
Friday, January 27, 2017
Fri, Jan 27 | Join the Dover Quartet, rising opera star Daniela Mack and other special guests for a celebration featuring some trivia, some wine, some surprises, and, of course, lots of music, including tracks featured on the Dover’s new Mozart recording. Hosted by WQXR's Matt Abramovitz.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Mon, Jan 30 | How do songwriters from the worlds of rock, folk and country adjust to writing for the theater? And why has the Broadway establishment been so resistant to their idiosyncratic and often fascinating shows? A conversation hosted by Jack Viertel.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Tues, Jan 31 | How are algorithms making decisions about you? Note to Self's Manoush Zomorodi and ProPublica talk about their investigations into digital privacy. Hear from ProPublica senior reporter Julia Angwin, entrepreneur/writer Anil Dash, and Microsoft researcher Solon Barocas.