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EMANCIPATION 150: Black Women in Classical Ballet

Monday, March 4, 2013

7:00 PM

Where are all the Black Swans? A conversation with African American ballet legends and performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem. Featuring Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Soloist; and Ashley Murphy, Dance Theatre of Harlem Company Ballerina. Watch now.

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How to Be a Grown A$$ Woman

Monday, May 13, 2013

7:00 PM

Do you know where you're spending your money? Do you know how to get rid of unsightly pit stains? Do you own a set of wine glasses? Do you want to know how to be a grown up? What about being a grown-up lady? Watch on-demand video of the event now.

 

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Craft Beer Jam 2013: The Best Beers You've Never Tasted

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration! Learn the secrets of the most rare and special brews around with your host Jimmy Carbone of "Beer Sessions Radio." Featuring Dan McGloughlin of Manhattan’s Pony Bar and Ed Berestecki of Brooklyn’s Mug's Ale House. With music by The Flanks.

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Craft Beer Jam 2013: Home Brewer Battle

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration! Learn the do's and don'ts of brewing beer at home, along with tips on how to taste beer. Hosted by Jimmy Carbone of "Beer Sessions Radio." Featuring John LaPolla of Bitter & Esters, beer educator Sam Merritt of Civilization of Beer and Chris Cuzme of 508 Gastropub. With live music by The Bailen Brothers

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Meet @ WNYC and WQXR: Single Gay Men Speed-Dating Party

Thursday, July 18, 2013

6:00 PM

Looking to meet gay men who are smart, interesting and love public radio? Don't have a lot of time? Not a problem. Join us in The Greene Space for speed dating or just mingle with a diverse group of men in their 30s, 40s and 50s. WNYC's Richard Hake hosts the evening.

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The Lloyd Richards Effect

Thursday, August 29, 2013

7:00 PM

Join WNYC's Leonard Lopate in conversation with Constanza Romero, widow of August Wilson, as we take a look at the playwright's historic collaboration with director Lloyd Richards - one of the most successful artistic partnerships in American theater.

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August Wilson's Women

Thursday, September 5, 2013

7:00 PM

Male characters may be the central drivers of playwright August Wilson's narratives, but women are often the theatrical backbone. Join us for a discussion with Seret Scott actor, playwright and director; actor Ebony Jo-Ann; actor/director Michele Shay; and actor Roslyn Coleman

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Music and Dance

Friday, September 6, 2013

7:00 PM

From Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom to Fences to Seven Guitars, August Wilson’s work is built on musicality and movement, both literally and poetically. Join host Terrance McKnight for an exploration of the polyrhythmic framework of these two performance aesthetics with our panel of guests.

 

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Bringing Black Works to Broadway

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

7:00 PM

Of the roughly 33 plays and musicals to open in the 2011-2012 Broadway season, only five featured prominent African-American characters, actors or storylines. Join WQXR's Elliott Forrest in a thought-provoking discussion about the challenges and triumphs of bringing Black works to Broadway.

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Religion, Spirituality and Africa

Thursday, September 19, 2013

7:00 PM

Spirituality, like music, has been integral to African-American life since the first African was brought to America in 1619. This discussion will examine how playwright August Wilson uses his characters in his American Century Cycle to demonstrate the empowerment that comes from embracing one’s identity and the ancestors who came before. 

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Reminiscences

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

7:00 PM

Join Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Stephen McKinley Henderson, Artistic Directors of August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, as well as others in a fun, dynamic and heartwarming look back at their time with the playwright, both on and off the stage, hosted by writer and performer Carl Hancock Rux.

 

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State of the Arts: Behind the NEA Survey

Thursday, October 3, 2013

12:00 PM

Thursday, Oct 3 | Do the arts need to be more accessible? What can new technology bring to arts organizations? Join WQXR's Conducting Business and a group of prominent arts leaders as they explore recent findings and their implications. FREE, but reservations required.

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Inside Look: 'Bullets Over Broadway'

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

7:00 PM

Tues, Jan. 28 | Go behind the curtain with stars of the new musical adaptation: three-time Tony Award-nominee Marin Mazzie; Vincent Pastore; Tony-nominee Brooks Ashmanskas; and Heléne York. Hosted by WQXR's Elliott Forrest.

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Inside Look: 'If/Then'

Monday, February 3, 2014

7:00 PM

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the new musical coming to Broadway this spring. With Tony and Pulitizer-Prize winning songwriting team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey; director Michael Greif; Tony Award winner LaChanze; and actor Anthony Rapp. Hosted by WQXR's Elliott Forrest.

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Inside Look: 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Thursday, February 27, 2014

7:00 PM

WQXR's Elliott Forrest takes us behind the curtain with director and Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon; Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose; Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson; and Sean Patrick Thomas. Watch a live video webcast of the conversation.

 

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Inside Look: 'Casa Valentina'

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

7:00 PM

Join WQXR's Elliott Forrest for a conversation with four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein as he takes us behind the curtain of his first new play in almost 30 years. Watch a live video webcast Tuesday, March 11 at 7pm ET.