Rose Friedman

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As Ryuichi Sakamoto returns with '12,' fellow artists recall his impact

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The composer has been lauded for decades over his deeply affective music; director Alejandro González Iñárritu, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir and more join us to explain why.


How to find your next favorite read with NPR's Books We Love

Saturday, November 27, 2021

The NPR Concierge is back — with a new name. We're calling it "Books We Love" this year, and it has over 300 recommendations for every type of reader.


Here are the Books We Love: 360+ great 2021 reads recommended by NPR

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Books We Love (formerly known as NPR's Book Concierge) is back with a new name and 360+ new books handpicked just for you by NPR staff and trusted critics.


Ed Ward, Rock Critic And Historian, Dead At 72

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Ward spent time writing and editing reviews for a young Rolling Stone – and later became both a broadcast critic and historian, publishing two volumes on the beginnings of rock and roll.


Shuttered Venues Still Waiting For Government Aid Announced In December

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Small Business Administration experienced a rough launch for its grant program intended to help long-beleaguered venues. After so long without a lifeline, though, time is running thin.


'Shuggie Bain,' Douglas Stuart's First Novel, Wins 2020 Booker Prize

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Shuggie Bain is "a moving, immersive and nuanced portrait of a tight-knit social world, its people and its values," the judges wrote. Stuart based the book on his childhood in Glasgow, Scotland.


Park Avenue Armory Honors Women's Suffrage In New Show

Sunday, August 30, 2020

"100 Years 100 Women" is the title of a new show at the Park Avenue Armory. The artists in it all created new pieces to mark the centennial of the 19th amendment.


Cooking Chicken In A Pig's Bladder (It Sounds Better In French) With Bill Buford

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

In his new memoir Dirt, chef Bill Buford recounts his experience working in Lyon, France. We met up over Zoom to make Poulet en Vessie -- chicken cooked in a pig's bladder.


Ennio Morricone, The Sound Of The American West, Dies At 91

Monday, July 06, 2020

The iconic Italian composer, who scored The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and more than 500 other films, died Monday in Rome.


How A Virtual Powwow Helped Heal A Spirit Broken During The Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

Kay Oxendine of the Haliwa Saponi Tribe in North Carolina, was set to serve as the first woman to emcee of the tribe's annual powwow — until the event was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Joy Harjo Gets A Second Term As U.S. Poet Laureate

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Joy Harjo, the nation's first Native American to serve as Poet Laureate, was appointed to a second term by Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden.


In New York, Number Of COVID-19 Patients In ICU Drops For First Time

Friday, April 10, 2020

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's cautiously optimistic that the COVID-19 infection rate is slowing in New York. He called for federal help to ramp up mass scale testing as a step to ease the shutdown.


NYC Mayor And NY Governor Say Social Distancing Is Working, Warn Not To Let Up

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo both point to signs of good news in the coronavirus data, but say that restrictions on nonessential workers and businesses must continue.


Publisher Macmillan Backs Off Policy Restricting E-Book Sales To Libraries

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

At a time when libraries are closed because of the coronavirus, Macmillan has reversed a policy it adopted last fall limiting the e-books it would sell to each library just after publication.


Disgraced Movie Mogul Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

Thursday, March 12, 2020

A New York judge sentenced Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison for sex crimes including rape. Hours later he was rushed to a hospital. A spokesperson told NPR it was for "ongoing heart problems."


Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison For Sex Crimes

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A New York judge has sentenced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison. Weinstein was convicted of rape and sexual assault.


Verdict Reached In Harvey Weinstein Criminal Case

Monday, February 24, 2020

A New York jury has convicted former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape and committing a criminal sexual act. Weinstein was found not guilty of the most serious charges of predatory sexual assualt.


Harvey Weinstein's Fate Is In The Hands Of A Manhattan Jury

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Jury deliberations begin Tuesday in Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes trial. The prosecution made its closing arguments last Friday.


Reporter's Notebook: The Trial Of Harvey Weinstein

Saturday, February 15, 2020

The sex crimes trial of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinsten is going to the jury. And, after two weeks of testimony, NPR's Rose Friedman says covering it has been challenging and fascinating.


Prosecution Makes Closing Arguments In Harvey Weinstein Trial

Friday, February 14, 2020

The prosecution made its final arguments in the sex crimes trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The case rests on whether the jury believes the six women who testified against Weinstein.