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Comptroller Primary Election Debate

Friday, October 16, 2009

In their last debate before Tuesday’s run-off election, the two remaining candidates for the Democratic nomination for City Comptroller faced off. Councilmen David Yassky and John Liu were cordial, but they clashed sharply on issues from term limits to each other’s integrity.

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Roseanne Cash Debuts The List

Friday, October 16, 2009

Singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash gave a world premiere performance of songs from her new CD The List, a collection of songs from a list given to her by her father, the great Johnny Cash.

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Michael Moore celebrates Brian Lehrer's 20th Anniversary Show

Friday, October 16, 2009

The Brian Lehrer Show celebrated two decades on the air. On the 20th anniversary, live from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore spoke about his latest target: capitalism. His latest documentary is Capitalism: A Love Story.

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First Fridays in The Greene Space with DBR & The Mission

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

We bring you DBR & The Mission, a string-driven ensemble that seamlessly blends funk, rock, hop-hop and classical music into a new, personal sonic vision, and serve as classical-urban...

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First Fridays in The Greene Space September 4th

Monday, September 21, 2009

Helping us kick off a new season of First Friday parties in The Greene Space is Leighann Lord, a New York City native who's performed comedy worldwide. Her stand-up style is not urban...

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First Fridays at The Greene Space June 5th

Monday, September 21, 2009

Amel Larrieux, Grammy award nominated veteran of the R&B circuit, performs for First Fridays at The Greene Space. This singer/songwriter draws on a wealth of influences from jazz, hip...

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First Fridays in The Greene Space May 1st

Monday, September 21, 2009

Richard Hake, local anchor of The Takeaway with John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji, and Patrik Henry Bass, Essence magazine Senior Editor and The Takeaway contributor, will emcee, whil...

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Dollars and Sense in Central Brooklyn

Monday, August 03, 2009

The Brian Lehrer Show hosted a panel of community guests to speak on less-apparent indicators of the affected economy in central Brooklyn. Neighborhood leaders and members from Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant joined us to discuss the implications of the change. Issues surrounding motherhood, fatherhood, seniors, and education, among other topics were examined.

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WNYC Transition Project: An Aural History

Monday, July 13, 2009

The Transition Project tracks the introspective thoughts of WNYC staff on the pivotal move from New York Public Radio's long-time home at the historic Municipal Building to the newly renovated and eco-modern offices at 160 Varick Street. Compiling extensive interview clips with ambient sounds, the Transition Project reveals the experiences, musings, anecdotes, and first impressions of the WNYC staff.

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Soundcheck: The Decemberists Perform Live

Thursday, June 25, 2009

The Decemberists kicked off Soundcheck's second live broadcast in WNYC's Greene Space on June 11th, performing “Won’t Want for Love (Margaret In The Taiga)” and “The Wanting Comes in ...

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