Richard Hake

Since 1992, Richard Hake has worked as News Host and Reporter at WNYC. His live and produced radio feature segments range from hard breaking news to cultural and artistic sound portraits. Richard’s work has been heard both nationally and locally on the NPR programs, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and On The Media. His voice is regularly heard during on air fundraisers and as fill in host for various WNYC shows.

Richard Hake appears in the following:

Review: The Other Bauhaus

Friday, September 21, 2018

Professor Chagall and Professor Malevich emerge as archrivals in fascinating new show at the Jewish Museum.


Fall Dance Preview: From Ballet to Bach

Monday, September 17, 2018

Several new works will premiere throughout New York City. Our dance critic highlights several to check out.


Without an Internet Barrier, Transgender Sex Workers Feel Less Safe

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Transgender sex workers, more so than other sex workers, may be predisposed to more harm without the safety that online vetting can provide. 


What We Learned on Day Two of the Manafort Trial

Thursday, August 02, 2018

The trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is being argued in Virginia, but it's playing out like "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, New York Edition."


As City Forecloses on Co-ops, Owners Could Become Renters Again

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

In the 1970s, tenants of buildings in disrepair were sold their units for as little as $250. But after falling behind on taxes and maintenance fees, they could be foreclosed on.

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Review: David Wojnarowicz’s Season in Hell

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Whitney Museum does justice to an heir to Rimbaud.


Dances to Watch (and Learn) at Lincoln Center This Summer

Thursday, July 12, 2018

From big band to Mozart to minimalist revivals, there's a lot of dancing going on for visitors to watch and even participate in.


Army Corps Proposes Giant Hurricane Barrier Across New York Bay

Monday, July 09, 2018

The five-mile-long gate stretching from Sandy Hook, N.J., to Breezy Point in the Rockaways is one of five schemes under consideration.

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An Night of Opera in the Green-Wood Cemetery

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The new opera "The Rose Elf" premieres in the Catacombs. It's the first production in a new series of classical music performances in a part of the park usually closed to the public.


No Surprises as Frontrunners Win New Jersey Primaries

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

In outgoing Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen's district, former Navy pilot Mikie Sherrill won the Democratic nomination, and Sen. Bob Menendez fended off a challenger to win his primary.

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Spring Dance: A 19th-Century Ballet Revival and a Show Inspired By 'Soul Train'

Friday, June 01, 2018

In June, the American Ballet Theatre presents a new "Harlequinade," while choreographer Rennie Harris takes us back to the days of Soul Train with his show 'Funkedified.'


New York Bookies Ponder Their Future on Eve of Legalized Sports Gambling

Friday, May 25, 2018

Will legal betting at racetracks and casinos—or on your phone—put your local bookie out of business?


Michael Cohen and the Mysterious Shell Company

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

The curious case of Essential Consultants and how it ties President Trump's personal lawyer to Russian oligarchs, a pharmaceutical company, and a porn star.

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Newly Discovered Photos Capture Scenes of 1970s New York City

Monday, May 07, 2018

A new NYC Parks exhibition draws from thousands of photos of the city's parks, taken in the fall of 1978.

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Review: Chaim Soutine’s Meaty Accomplishments

Friday, May 04, 2018

The Jewish Museum rehabilitates an undervalued master.


Spring Dance: A New Company from Cuba and Old Favorites from Jerome Robbins

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Cuban-born choreographer Carlos Acosta brings his company to New York for its U.S. debut. And then next month, New York City Ballet begins a weeks-long celebration of Robbins.

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Chair of Landmarks Commission to Step Down in June

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Meenakshi Srinivasan spoke with WNYC's Richard Hake about the four years she led the Commission.


Review: Learning Your Latina

Friday, April 13, 2018

“Radical Women” at the Brooklyn Museum is thankfully fun and unpreachy.

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City Pigeons Strike a Pose in 'The New York Pigeon'

Friday, April 06, 2018

Photographer Andrew Garn's latest portrait collection features 144 pages of New York City's pigeons in flight, at rest, and close-up.

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Review: Pencil This In

Friday, April 06, 2018

April brings major drawing shows by Cy Twombly and Terry Winters.

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