Alicia Zuckerman

Alicia Zuckerman appears in the following:

Soccer and the Symphony

Monday, November 29, 2004

The Mexican American Symphony Orchestra makes its debut tomorrow night under the baton of a precocious Manhattan School of Music student, who founded the ensemble. One of the pieces on the program is based on a soccer match between Mexico and Brazil. Alicia Zuckerman has ...


Convention Draws Hundreds of Artists to City

Saturday, August 28, 2004

The conventional wisdom was that the city was going to clear out this week. But besides the thousands of delegates, protestors and journalists pouring into town for the Republican National Convention--writers, actors, dancers, musicians, and other artists are also seizing the moment. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman ...


No More Pencils, No More Books.

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Tomorrow is the last day of school at the Bronx Charter School for the Arts--a new elementary school for grades K through 3 in the industrial neighborhood of Hunts Point. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman has been stopping by all year, and now has the last in ...


Four Winners Chosen for WTC Site Culture Center

Friday, June 11, 2004

About a year ago more than a hundred cultural institutions submitted proposals and crossed their fingers, hoping to win a spot in the cultural complex being planned for the World Trade Center Site. Yesterday we found out that the four winners are the Joyce International ...


Brooklyn Beer

Sunday, May 16, 2004

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is now known among the city's hipsters as a good place to go out for a beer. What most people don't know is that the eastern part of Brooklyn was once one of the country's largest centers of beer-making.

A new exhibition tells ...


TAT's Cru

Saturday, May 08, 2004

Back in the early 1980s, Wilfredo Feliciano and Sotero Ortiz became two of the best graffiti artists in the Bronx, illegally painting countless city walls and subway cars. The two are still at it today, but they’ve gone legit, and they’re teaching their kids about an energetic artistic sensibility born ...


Graffiti: All Grown Up

Friday, May 07, 2004

Two of most prolific teenage graffiti artists of the eighties are all grown up now, raising kids, making money, and still painting the streets of New York. 


Circus Tells Tales with Opera

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Cirque Boom, a two-year-old circus company in Brooklyn, calls what it does circus that matters and theater that amazes. Tonight in DUMBO Cirque Boom is adding opera to the mix, using acrobats and professional opera singers in The Hoffmann Circus, a re-telling of Jacques Offenbach's ...


Janney's Sonic Forest Gets Second Chance

Friday, April 23, 2004

People walking through the Lincoln Center Plaza one day last summer encountered some exotic sounds. Sonic Forest, a temporary electronic installation by the interactive artist Christopher went up on August fourteenth. So hours after the project opened, it fell silent, as the blackout of 2003 ...


Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Saturday, March 27, 2004

A few months ago, we introduced you to the Bronx Charter School for the Arts — a new public elementary school in an economically struggling section of New York City. Alicia Zuckerman caught up with the students and teachers backstage before their first public performance.


First Performance At Bronx Arts

Monday, March 22, 2004

The Bronx Charter School for the Arts is a public and privately funded free elementary school in Hunts Point. Since it opened in September, WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman has been checking in on its progress. She was there for the school's first public performance.

Sullivan: ...


Voters In New York City Decided Between 'Two Johns'

Tuesday, March 02, 2004

There were nine names on the Super Tuesday ballot, and four candidates still in the race. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman visited polling places across New York City today and found that for many voters, the race came down to deciding between the two Johns.

Thompson: I ...


Voters In Bushwick

Monday, February 23, 2004

One week from tomorrow, New York State Democrats will go to the polls to vote in the presidential primary. In the next installment in an ongoing series about voters in the Metropolitan area, WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman spoke with residents in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn.



International Artists Face hurdles to Perform Here

Friday, January 09, 2004

Emiline Michele is one of sixteen artists appearing at Global Fest, a marathon showcase of international music at the Public Theater. But as the popularity of international music grows, so do the hassles international artists have to face to perform here. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman has ...


Now Playing: Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Saturday, December 20, 2003

An innovative primary school in one of New York City’s poorest neighborhoods just opened this fall. Its students learn the basics — math, reading, history, and science — but all through the prism of art, music, literature, and performance. Studio 360 asked Alicia Zuckerman to pay regular visits to the ...


Tickling The Keys From Brooklyn To Cuba

Friday, December 12, 2003

A boat full of pianos bound for Cuba ships out from Canada today. The journey began one week ago in Brooklyn. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman was there.

AZ: It is a chilly morning at Moishe's warehouse in Williamsburg. A piano and a few assistants are loading ...


The Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Monday, December 08, 2003

City public schools are trying to raise scores with a new curriculum. Charter schools operate free from the regular school system. One in Hunts Point is using the arts to change elementary education. In the first of a series of reports about the Bronx Charter ...


NYPIRG Turns 30

Friday, November 07, 2003

The Freedom of Information Act, passed in 1974, makes official state government records available to the public. It's one of the 150 state and city laws that the New York Public Interest Research Group, better known as NYPIRG, has helped pass. Tomorrow NYPIRG celebrates its ...


Indian Diaspora Film Festival

Wednesday, November 05, 2003

India is well-known for its movie industry. And as the Indian population in North America has doubled over the past decade, Indian-American filmmakers are making and showing more films here. Starting tonight at the Walter Reade Theater, the Third Annual Indian Diaspora Film Festival will ...


Merce Cunningham on the New Season

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

On October 14th, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company began a four-performance run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It's the end of the Fiftieth Anniversary season for an artist who began as a tap and ballroom dancer in Centralia, Washington. As Cunningham was preparing to ...