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Persuade Me: Repeal the U.S. Constitution?

Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, April 28 | Join More Perfect legal editor Elie Mystal as he tries to convince us to go against the conventional wisdom in this new live podcast pilot from WNYC Studios.

 

→ A live video stream is also available

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Forbidden: Too Punk, Too Queer with Carrie Brownstein and Thomas Meinecke

Monday, May 1, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, May 1 | A discussion about life and art in the punk scene and LGBTQ communities. Moderated by Kathy Tu, co-host of the new WNYC Studios podcast Nancy.

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WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

1:00 PM

Wed, May 3 | Settle in for an hour of musical serenity as rising stars from The Juilliard School perform selections from some of classical music’s best-loved composers. Featuring chamber music by Schubert, Bartók and Mendelssohn performed by the Bordone Quartet.

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Portraying Gay Male Life Today

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 3 | How are today's realities and paradoxes shifting what gay writers and activists take on? Writers and artists Ali AsgarÉdouard LouisGarth Greenwell and Andrew Solomon explore how gay life, gay men and gay culture are changing and how artists are responding in their work.

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Comedy Writing in the Age of Trump

Thursday, May 4, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 4 | "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" writers Ashley Nicole BlackPatrick Cassels and Mathan Erhardt discuss how they approach their work within the current political climate and what it's like to work on one of television's most diverse writing teams.

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44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, May 5, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, May 5 | Hosted by Julian Fleisher and featuring comedian Wali Collins, singer-songwriter Jessica Rowboat and immersive dance company The Dance Cartel. Special appearance by chef Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune restaurant.

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Death, Sex & Money Live with Kevin Bacon

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

7:00 PM

Tues, May 9 | Join host Anna Sale for an intimate conversation with the Golden Globe-winning actor Kevin Bacon.

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Heartbreakers: Of Mice and Men

Thursday, May 11, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 11 | Rapper and essayist Dessa launches her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding. She begins with an exploration of how research on voles might reveal a genetic basis for monogamy in humans, and how booze affects it. 

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How I Got Over: A Performance of 'All American Boys'

Friday, May 12, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, May 12 | Join us for a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teenagers handle the consequences of racial profiling and police brutality.

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How I Got Over: 'All American Boys' Performance and Conversation

Saturday, May 13, 2017

2:00 PM

Sat, May 13 at 2pm | Join us for a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teenagers handle the consequences of racial profiling and police brutality. Featuring a post-show conversation hosted by WNYC's Rebecca Carroll

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How I Got Over: A Performance of 'All American Boys'

Saturday, May 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Sat, May 13 at 7pm | Join us for a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teenagers handle the consequences of racial profiling and police brutality.

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WQXR Presents The Opera Party: Secrets of the Opera

Monday, May 15, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, May 15 | Join us for the next in this series of unfettered fêtes celebrating opera in a whole new way. Metropolitan Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts an evening of performances by Metropolitan Opera star Ailyn Perez, amuse bouches by chef Antoine Westermann of Le Coq Rico — and confessions of salacious secrets. Co-hosted by writer and performer Justin Sayre.

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The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

10:00 AM

Tues, May 16 | Join us for a live broadcast of WNYC's Peabody Award-winning radio show. Brian will take questions from callers and the live studio audience.

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Heartbreakers: From the Bottom of My Brain

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 17 | Rapper and essayist Dessa continues her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding. After a baaaad break-up, she assembles a team of researchers, neuroscientists and a clinician to try and remove the lingering love from her brain. 

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New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, May 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 18 | John Schaefer hosts this evening of performances by multiple Grammy-winner Sharon Isbin and three of her outstanding Juilliard protégés, who collectively represent three continents: Alberta Khoury from Australia, Tengyue Zhang from China and America’s Colin Davin

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Icons & Innovators: Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood

Friday, May 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, May 19 | Join us for a conversation with the creators of "Shots Fired," a new series examining the dangerous aftermath of two racially charged shootings in a small Southern town, providing an explosive autopsy of our criminal justice system. Hosted by Susan Fales-Hill.

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Friends for Now

Saturday, May 20, 2017

2:00 PM

Sat, May 20 | Grab your kids and walk don't run to our afternoon of thrills and laughs in this kid's game show! Hosted by comedian Jo Firestone.

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Friends for Now

Sunday, May 21, 2017

2:00 PM

Sun, May 21 | Grab your kids and walk don't run to our afternoon of thrills and laughs in this kid's game show! Hosted by comedian Jo Firestone.

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Heartbreakers: Forever? Forever-ever?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 24 | When a relationship ends, by choice or circumstance, where should we keep all the feels? How "over it" do we really get? Rapper and essayist Dessa continues her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding.

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New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 25 | John Schaefer hosts an evening of performances by sharp-edged indie rocker Margaret Glaspy and Julian Lage, one of the most formidable jazz guitarists of his generation.

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Heartbreakers: Free Will or Just, Like, Pretty Cheap Will?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, May 31 |How much choosing are we really doing when we select a mate? How much of our behavior is driven by unconscious processes? Rapper and essayist Dessa wraps her event series — a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding.

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New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, June 1, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, June 1 | John Schaefer hosts an evening of performances by indie rocker Trixie Whitley and guitarist-composer Marc Ribot.

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44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, June 2, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, June 2 | Downtown is still weird and we've got a variety show to prove it! Hosted by Julian Fleisher and featuring a performance by acclaimed dance company Pilobolus, stand-up comedian Liz Miele and theater performance by Elevator Repair Service

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WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

1:00 PM

Wed, June 7 | Leave the emails, phone calls, and stress behind, and settle in for an hour of musical serenity as rising stars from The Juilliard School perform selections from some of classical music’s best-loved composers. 

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New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, June 8 | John Schaefer wraps up this series hosting an evening of performances by Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, singer-songwriter Steve Gunn and Grammy Award-winning folk artist Dom Flemons.

 

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WQXR’s Classical Beer Jam: Summertime Brews

Friday, June 9, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, June 9 | Toast the summer season with crisp and refreshing local beers and music to match.

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The Other Box Project

Monday, June 12, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, June 12 | Join WNYC’s All Things Considered host Jami Floyd for a conversation about the evolution of biracial and multiracial identity in America 50 years since the landmark decision in Loving v. Virginia.

 

→ Tickets on sale soon 

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WQXR Presents 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Winners

Friday, June 16, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, June 16 | Fresh from the competition, this year's medalists join us in their first public appearance as winners. WQXR’s Elliott Forrest hosts this special evening of music and conversation.

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The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

10:00 AM

Tues, June 20 | Join us for a live broadcast of WNYC's Peabody Award-winning radio show. Brian will take questions from callers and the live studio audience.

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WQXR Presents The Opera Party: Pride Without Prejudice

Thursday, June 22, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, June 22 | Loosen the laces of your corset for WQXR’s first official celebration of NYC Pride Week — and our final Opera Party of the season. Metropolitan Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts a searing romp with tenor and force-of-nature Anthony Dean Griffey, a surreal confection by cake-maker Elizabeth Hodes and enticing opportunities to show off just how much pride you feel. Co-hosted by Justin Vivian Bond

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How I Got Over: A Conversation with Janet Mock

Monday, June 26, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, June 26 | WNYC editor Rebecca Carroll hosts an unconventional conversation with the writer, TV host and advocate and talks about her new memoir, "Surpassing Certainty."

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American Candy

Friday, July 28, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, July 28 | Through naughty songs and cheeky, high- and low-brow sketches, this comedy troupe shows us how New Yorkers get down in the white hot summer.