I, Too, Sing American: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes

Monday, February 27, 2012

Like countless creative collaborations, the one between Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes was fruitful but ultimately ended in acrimony. Award-winning WQXR radio host Terrance McKnight, who recently finished a radio documentary exploring Langston’s commonly overlooked musical endeavors entitled I, Too, Sing American: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes, ...

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Congratulations to The Brown Rice Family!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Winners in Battle of the Boroughs Brooklyn!

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Susan Bernofsky reads from her forthcoming novel at The Global Salon: New Orleans in The Greene Space

Friday, February 17, 2012

The Global Salon: NEW ORLEANS (USA) was the climactic season finale of the Global Salon series, where reflections from each previously imagined region offered up a magical, spiritual energy of renewal and empowerment.

Host Eddie Robinson, a native of the Gulf region, lead audience members on an explosive journey of ...

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Terence Blanchard Quintet plays from the album "Choices," live in The Greene Space

Friday, February 17, 2012

The Global Salon: NEW ORLEANS (USA) was the climactic season finale of the Global Salon series, where reflections from each previously imagined region offered up a magical, spiritual energy of renewal and empowerment.

Host Eddie Robinson, a native of the Gulf region, lead audience members on an explosive journey of ...

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Boxers Alicia Ashley and Heather Hardy spar in The Greene Space

Friday, February 17, 2012

"That's what I like about boxing, because I can't believe I can actually fight in the ring and think. When you beat somebody, you're better than them. That's what's satisfying [to] me."-Bertha Aracil

Men have boxed in the Olympic games since the ancient Greeks adopted the sport more than two ...

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Rosie Perez discusses boxing with a panel of Women Boxers

Friday, February 17, 2012

That's what I like about boxing, because I can't believe I can actually fight in the ring and think. When you beat somebody, you're better than them. That's what's satisfying [to] me."-Bertha Aracil

Men have boxed in the Olympic games since the ancient Greeks adopted the sport more than two ...

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Video Page

Monday, February 13, 2012

Watch all the videos concerning our series honoring the 75th Anniversary of Their Eyes Were Watching God. 

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Rufus Wainwright performs in a special one-night-only event

Monday, February 13, 2012

Explore the classical side of acclaimed singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright in this very special one-night-only event!

Hosted by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight, Rufus Wainwright performed live, spoke about his lifelong love of classical music, and discussed the music from his opera Prima Donna, his “love song to opera” (London Times), which will ...

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Rosie Perez hosts as female boxers take over The Greene Space

Saturday, February 11, 2012

"That's what I like about boxing, because I can't believe I can actually fight in the ring and think. When you beat somebody, you're better than them. That's what's satisfying [to] me."-Bertha Aracil

Men have boxed in the Olympic games since the ancient Greeks adopted the sport more ...

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Women Box: Olympic Boxing is No Longer A Man’s Sport

Friday, February 10, 2012

"That's what I like about boxing, because I can't believe I can actually fight in the ring and think. When you beat somebody, you're better than them. That's what's satisfying [to] me."-Bertha Aracil

You can watch all the action through our live video webcast which begins on Friday, ...

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Watch all 13 bands from Battle of the Boroughs-Brooklyn

Monday, February 06, 2012

The top five groups from the Brooklyn Battle of The Boroughs were:

  • The Dirty Gems
  • Lord Classic
  • Spanglish Fly
  • The Lo Frequency
  • Brown Rice Family

View their performances, as well as the entire battle, below.

The Brown Rice Family went on to win the Ultimate Battle of ...

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Keiko Matsui and Akiko Yano perform together at The Global Salon: Japan

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

As part of The Greene Space's Global Salon series, the audience was treated to an exclusive duet by Keiko Matsui and Akiko Yano. Keiko Matsui is an icon of contemporary jazz. With nearly 1.2 million units sold in the U.S. alone and packed concert halls, she is one of the ...

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The Global Salon: Cities in Japan

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Global Salon: Cities in Japan presents compelling stories of courage and resiliency, while the country continues to face unprecedented hardships of increased suicidal rates and unemployment, before and after the Tsunami of 2011. Host Eddie Robinson engaged the audience and esteemed guests through captivating dialogue ...

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The Quintessenso Children’s Choir of Mongolia

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Lang Lang and the Quintessenso Children’s Choir of Mongolia performed in a special Chinese New Year’s celebration at The Greene Space featuring traditional folk songs and audience favorites.


The young choir was incredibly talented.  Check out one of our favorite pieces from ...

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Lang Lang plays Liszt

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Lang Lang and the Quintessenso Children’s Choir of Mongolia performed in a special Chinese New Year’s celebration at The Greene Space featuring traditional folk songs and audience favorites.
Check ...

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Keiko Matsui performs 'Forever Forever' during The Global Salon: Cities in Japan

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

As part of The Greene Space's Global Salon series, Keiko Matsui performed her piece Forever Forever.
Keiko Matsui is an icon of contemporary jazz. With nearly 1.2 million units ...

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Soundcheck in The Greene Space

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Greene Space kicked off the second half of the 2011-2012 Season with Soundcheck Host John Schaefer showcasing two very different takes on American popular song. First, four-time Tony Award winner and television actor Audra McDonald took the stage with her “Porgy and Bess” co-star Norm Lewis ...

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Soundcheck in The Greene Space

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Greene Space kicked off the second half of the 2011-2012 season with Soundcheck host John Schaefer

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Presents Phylicia Rashad, Alice Walker, Ruby Dee, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Randy Weston, Sonia Sanchez, Carl Hancock Rux and others

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Presents Phylicia Rashad, Alice Walker, Ruby Dee, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Randy Weston, Sonia Sanchez, Carl Hancock Rux and others. 

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2012 Battle of the Boroughs Contestants

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Congratulations 2012 Battle of the Boroughs Contestants! Let's get ready to battle.