Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

Cultural Glue

Friday, March 20, 2020

From the archives: With the world in crisis, in a scattered, work-from-home mode, we’re also watching from home.

Comment

Photo League

Friday, March 13, 2020

From the archives: During a period of turmoil and uncertainty, artists took to the streets to document real life.

Comment

Sviatoslav Richter

Friday, March 06, 2020

From the archives: One of the greatest performers of the 20th century would have been 105 this month.

Comment

Arthur Laurents

Friday, February 28, 2020

The late creator of the original West Side Story shares stories from the 1957 production.

Comment

Revueltas

Friday, February 21, 2020

From the archives: The radical Mexican composer mixed his music with his political convictions.

Comment

The Loser

Friday, February 14, 2020

From the archives: David Lang's opera gives voice to a competitive, frustrated concert pianist.

Comment

McCarthy and the "ism"

Friday, February 07, 2020

From the archives: America's unpredictable political climate calls up a past "ism" that divided the country.

Comments [1]

Thomson and Stein

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The eccentric duo was instrumental in the creation of American opera.

Comment

Porgy and Bess

Friday, January 31, 2020

From the archives: The Gershwin opera's history is long and polarizing.

Comment

The First New York Fashion Week

Friday, January 24, 2020

From the archives: 77 years ago, a savvy publicist founded a commercial institution.

Comment

The Steadicam Story

Friday, January 10, 2020

From the archives: Forty years ago, Garrett Brown's groundbreaking invention changed screen entertainment forever.

Comment

Busoni

Friday, January 03, 2020

From the archives: The musical genius had a fantastic combination of gifts, musical styles, and inspiring thoughts about music’s future.

Comment

Bach Chaconne

Friday, December 27, 2019

From the archives: J.S. Bach tackled this popular and hypnotic musical structure - and the result made history.

Comment

Moran on a High Floor at the Whitney

Friday, December 20, 2019

For two more weeks, a corner of the Whitney Museum is devoted to the sounds, thoughts, and visions of jazz pianist/composer Jason Moran.

Comment

Film Noir

Friday, December 13, 2019

From the archives: Over 50 years ago, a wave of crime dramas burst onto American screens and gave viewers - and filmmakers - a whole new vocabulary of dark shadows and saucy dialogue.

Comment

Robert Benton

Friday, December 06, 2019

The 'Kramer vs. Kramer' director's life was transformed by movies seen in his youth.

Comment

Heart and Soul

Friday, November 29, 2019

From the archives: Sara Fishko meditates on the mysteries of a VERY popular tune.

Comment

JFK and TV

Friday, November 22, 2019

From the archives: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a trial by fire for a young medium.

Comment

Lee Grant

Friday, November 15, 2019

From the archives: Writing a memoir helped Grant make peace with losing the prime years of her career to the paranoia of the McCarthy era.

Comment

Shell Shock 1919

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

WNYC's Sara Fishko and guests sift through the lingering effects of the Great War on modern art and life in Shell Shock 1919: How the Great War Changed Culture.