Helga Davis appears in the following:
Monday, March 26, 2018
Thelma Golden, director and chief curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, joins host Helga Davis for a conversation about her upbringing, daily rituals, and seeing the world through art.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The second season of our conversation podcast, Helga, with host Helga Davis is just around the corner. New episodes begin Monday, March 26 with eminent art curator Thelma Golden.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Ascendant singer and band-leader Bryndon Cook of Starchild & The New Romantic talks with host Helga Davis about his upbringing and his jazz, pop, and funk-inflected debut album.
Monday, March 05, 2018
Our Electric Nights series return to Public Arts tonight, Thurs., March 29, with Berlin-based producer Laurel Halo and percussionist Eli Keszler. Singer-producer Embaci opens.
Thursday, March 01, 2018
On Friday, March 9, songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Bryndon Cook lead his band Starchild & The New Romantic in performing his funk and electro-spanning debut album in The Greene Space.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The composers join Apollo Theater executive producer Kamilah Forbes and vocalist Helga Davis for a conversation about the contributions of black artists to contemporary opera.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Singer-songwriter Toshi Reagon's "Brooklyn Bound" offers a honest and poetic musical look at gentrification in Crown Heights. Watch the second of our "Silent Voices" documentaries.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus recently created space for conversation about social justice through commissioning ten new works. We dive into one: Kamala Sankaram's "Keeping the Look Loose."
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Watch a performance by Vijay Iyer and friends from The Greene Space at WQXR as the genre-bending pianist-composer shared the stage with a diverse array of musical collaborators.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Watch the release party for Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 'Black Mountain Songs,' featuring Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
In January, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus offered an early listen to their "Silent Voices" project, which gives voice to those who have been silenced by social and political circumstances.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 pm, watch a live video-stream of the trailblazing Kronos Quartet and Face the Music, Kaufman Music Center's acclaimed youth ensemble, live from The Greene Space.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Hilton Als is an intellectual omnivore who roots his art and criticism in reality and truth. Als talks with Helga Davis about being comfortable owning your anger and art-making.
Monday, January 09, 2017
In Sarah Jones's one-woman shows, she seamlessly slips into characters of different classes, races and genders. Jones and Davis talk self-love in a culture that teaches self-alienation.
Monday, January 02, 2017
The young Juilliard-trained soprano Julia Bullock is making waves for her stunning performances and bold choice of roles. She talks with Davis about finding her place in today's culture.
Monday, December 19, 2016
For conductor Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, an attentive and hungry audience is one of the essential parts of creating a transcendent musical experience. He talks with host Helga Davis.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Alan Gilbert is in his final season as music director of the New York Philharmonic. He talks with Helga Davis about serving a community and the moments in performance he lives for.
Monday, December 05, 2016
The pop star singer-songwriter Solange talks with Helga Davis about finding autonomy in the music business and about being black and beautiful in contemporary America.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Violin soloist Jennifer Koh has never cancelled a gig. Even when she had swine flu. Host Helga Davis speaks with Koh about determination and empathy in this episode of the Helga podcast.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize, jazz composer Henry Threadgill talks with Helga about giving license to your imagination and pushing yourself to go beyond excellence to greatness.