Video: Muslim/American - Can Faith be Fashionable?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

With Muslim spending on clothing across the globe set to reach $332 billion by 2018, why do so many Muslims still feel under-served by the mainstream fashion industry? 

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On-Demand Video: Micropolis - What Has the Obama Era Meant for Young Black Men?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As we enter the twilight of his presidency, what has the Barack Obama era meant for young black men? A conversation hosted by WNYC's Arun Venugopal.

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On-Demand Video: Bang on a Can All-Stars Perform 'Field Recordings'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Watch trailblazing new-music ensemble Bang on a Can All-Stars unveiled their newest album, "Field Recordings," recorded live in The Greene Space.

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What Does Being Muslim American Mean to You?

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tell us what being a Muslim American means to you. We might feature your story during our events, on our air, and in our podcasts. Even better, record yourself and upload your story.

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Recipe: Halal Eggplant Ceviche

Monday, May 11, 2015

For our Muslim/American event on eating halal, Akram Said of Brooklyn restaurant French Louie shows us how to make a Japanese fusion halal dish.

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Video: Beyond the Food Cart - Why Halal is Booming in NYC

Friday, May 08, 2015

Why is halal food booming in the American marketplace now? A conversation and cooking demonstration hosted by Ibrahim Abdul-Matin.

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On-Demand Video: PEN World Voices - Queer Futures

Thursday, May 07, 2015

For the 2015 PEN World Voices Festival, African writers reflect on the burgeoning gay rights movement across the continent. With Binyavanga Wainaina, Zanele Muholi and Kehinde Bademosi.

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1900: Gem of the Ocean | Directed by Kenny Leon

Friday, April 24, 2015

A young man from Alabama visits Aunt Ester, a 285-year-old renowned cleanser of souls for help in absolving the guilt he carries from a crime he’s committed. Audio now available.

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1910: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone | Directed by Phylicia Rashad

Friday, April 24, 2015

Set in a Pittsburgh, the story of Seth and Bertha Holly and the migrants who pass through their boardinghouse during the Great Migration of the 1910s. Audio available now.  

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1920: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Friday, April 24, 2015

Set in Chicago in 1927, the play explores issues of race, art, religion and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers. Available now.

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1930: The Piano Lesson | Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Friday, April 24, 2015

Set in 1936 Pittsburgh, the story of a brother and sister who have different ideas on what to do with the piano they own - keep or sell it. Audio now available.

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1940: Seven Guitars | Directed by Stephen McKinley Henderson

Friday, April 24, 2015

The story of a blues singer just released from prison and ready to right the past year's wrongs. Audio available now.

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1950: Fences | Directed by Kenny Leon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, the story of Troy Maxson, a restless trash-collector and former baseball athlete struggling to provide for his family. Audio available now.

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1960: Two Trains Running | Directed by Michele Shay

Friday, April 24, 2015

The story of a local diner owner who fights to stay open as a municipal project encroaches on his establishment. Audio release date: Sun, May 31.

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1970: Jitney | Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Friday, April 24, 2015

Set in a worn-down gypsy cab station in Pittsburgh, the story of men hustling to make a living as jitneys — unofficial and unlicensed taxi cabs. Audio release date: Sun, June 7.

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1980: King Hedley II | Directed by Michele Shay

Friday, April 24, 2015

The story of an ex-convict trying to rebuild his life by selling stolen refrigerators so that he can save enough money to buy a video store. Audio release date: Sun, June 14.

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1990: Radio Golf | Directed by Marion McClinton

Friday, April 24, 2015

A powerful African-American politician runs for the highest office of his career, but as he steps into prominence, his plans collide with his past. Audio release date: Sun, June 21.

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On-Demand Video: Micropolis - Eat With Your Hands

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Forget the forks, knives and spoons. Arun Venugopal kicked off his live series on food, culture and race by showing us – with the help of guests – how Indian food is meant to be eaten.

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Video: Aasif Mandvi on Muslim Americans and Television

Friday, April 10, 2015

Aasif Mandvi kicked off our Muslim/American series with a screening of his new show, "Halal in the Family" and a conversation about Muslims and television hosted by Dean Obeidallah.

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Aasif Mandvi on American Muslims, Television and 'Halal in the Family'

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Ahead of the Halal in the Family premiere, we look back at Aasif Mandvi's history of satirizing—and shifting—anti-Muslim stereotypes.

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