Soterios Johnson

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It Takes Some 'Next-Level' Theatrics to Stand Out at Fashion Week

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Crazy clothes don't do it anymore. The traditional fashion event is now seeing star-studded performances and elaborate architecture as designers try to widen their audience.


The History of Blacks in Photos, Before Michael Brown

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The #iftheygunnedmedown hashtag is the latest example of concern over how African Americans have been portrayed — or not — in photography.


Feeling Lazy? Here is Another Jukebox Musical

Friday, August 01, 2014

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical grossed $1.3 million dollars last week, trailing only Aladdin, another production centered around previously released songs. 

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City Routinely Loses Legal Challenges To Welfare Cuts

Thursday, July 31, 2014


A new report shows that while New York City routinely cuts benefits for welfare recipients citing missed meetings or insufficient documentation it loses 8 out of every 10 cases when the cuts are challenged in court.


A Teen's Dispatch from Israel

Friday, July 25, 2014

The conflict in Gaza accelerated just as New Jersey resident Josh Cohen arrived — but he's not planning to cut his trip short.


One NY Artist: Stone Carver Chris Pellettieri

Saturday, June 28, 2014

There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

Chris Pellettieri is.a stone carver, who creates everything from statues and busts to ...


A Man Who Changed Jazz and Journalism

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The documentary The Pleasures of Being Out of Step covers the extensive — and sometimes controversial — career of Nat Hentoff.


Tupac On Broadway, Ya Hear Me?

Friday, June 20, 2014

The music of late rapper Tupac Shakur doesn't, on the face of it, seem like Broadway material. But the musical is poised to be one of the season's breakout hits.

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A New York Artist Is Seeing the Light

Thursday, June 19, 2014

You’ve seen pictures, at least, of “Trying to Remember the Color of the Sky on that September Morning,” the giant wall of blue paper tiles at the 9-11 Memorial Musuem. Now Spencer Fin...

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De Niro, the Painter: Master or Mediocre?

Friday, June 06, 2014

Robert De Niro is hoping to bring national acclaim to his late father with a new documentary and gallery show in New York.

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Advice from Neil DeGrasse Tyson on the Best Place to Watch ‘Manhattanhenge’

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Twice a year, the sun sets exactly in line with the cross streets of Manhattan, illuminating both the north and south sides of the street at the exact same time. It's pretty amazing. ...

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Making Comedy Out of Slavery and Prison Life

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Two young, African-American playwrights are making satire out of heavy topics. "We cry and laugh with the same muscle," says Marcus Gardley.

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NJ Budget's 'Day of Reckoning' Has Arrived

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Chris Christie is hardly the first governor to raid the state's pension fund to plug holes in the budget. But it may be the end of the line for budgeting gimmicks.

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WNYC Audio Tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

On a tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Morning Edition host Soterios Johnson, art and architecture critics say its meaning will be created by the public, now that the doors are open.

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Pollock on Uniqlo T-Shirts: Appalling or Perfect?

Friday, May 09, 2014

You may not be able to afford a $20 million Andy Warhol, but don’t despair. You can get a $20 Warhol T-shirt.

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LA Gives New York Advice on Our Version of "Carmageddon"

Monday, April 14, 2014


New Jersey commuters are feeling the effects of the Pulaski Skyway closure today. How did L.A. handle its own "Carmageddon?"


Digging Into the Past for New Art

Friday, April 11, 2014

Surging values for postwar and contemporary works are inspiring dealers and collectors to rediscover artists long overlooked.


Les Miz, Heathers and Woody Allen on Broadway

Friday, April 04, 2014

Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.

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Used and Abused: The Life of a Muse

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Many painting and sculpture masterpieces wouldn't exist if it weren't for a model who posed for hours, or even days. But life for these muses didn't always go well.

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Jasper Johns Shows His Regrets

Friday, March 21, 2014

American artists rarely express regret in their work, but a new show at MoMa featuring Jasper Johns, perhaps America's most celebrated living artist, grapples with darker material.

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