Monday, March 27, 2017
Mon, March 27 | WNYC editor Rebecca Carroll talks with the award-winning journalist about how black and brown reporters can deliver balanced coverage with President Trump in the White House.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Thurs, March 28 | Join us for the second annual celebration of the best audio fiction from around the world. Featuring performances from the Welcome to Night Vale podcast, music by New York City's own Sugartone Brassband and more.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Thurs, March 30 | Is your worldview set in stone or are you open to different perspectives? More Perfect legal editor Elie Mystal argues against the conventional wisdom in a podcast pilot for WNYC Studios. For his first issue, he and Slate's Mark Joseph Stern debate hate crimes legislation.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Fri, March 31 | Celebrate the release of this captivating new album, featuring live performances and on-stage conversation with select composers. Hosted by Q2 Music's Helga Davis.
Monday, April 3, 2017
Mon, April 3 | Join Harvard Business Review Senior Editor Sarah Green Carmichael and business psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic as he shares practical strategies to increase your own emotional intelligence, and to help others act with it even when they are not naturally inclined to do so.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Wed, Apr 5 | Leave the emails and phone calls behind, and settle in for an hour of musical serenity with rising stars from The Juilliard School. April's concert features violist Matthew Lipman accompanied by Yi-Fang Huang on piano.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Thurs, April 6 | Join us for a multimedia performance exploring the intersections of race, class and gender in search of truth, justice and love. WNYC's Rebecca Carroll hosts a talkback after the show.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Fri, April 7 | Downtown is still weird and we've got a variety show to prove it! Hosted by Julian Fleisher, featuring comedy by Leah Bonnema, music by Shouthouse, beatboxing by Kaila Mullady and a flex dance performance by Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray and The D.R.E.A.M. Ring.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Thurs, April 13 | The composer-pianist presents excerpts from a recent collaboration with mentor and composer-trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith. He'll be joined by acclaimed violinist Jennifer Koh, dynamic drummer-composer Tyshawn Sorey and pioneering composer and scholar George Lewis.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Fri, April 14 | Join us for an evening hosted by show creators Chris Hoff and Sam Harnett, who promise to take you on an hour-long jaunt through sound and space. Auditory hallucinations, cityscapes of bygone eras— these are the sonic oddities you might experience for the very first time.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Mon, April 17 | Join us as WQXR kicks off its series of unfettered fêtes celebrating opera in a whole new way. MET Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts an evening of deception, reinvention and alternate realities co-hosted by Opera News' F. Paul Driscoll. Performances by trail-blazing countertenor David Daniels and food by James Beard Award-winning chef Patrick Connolly.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Tues, April 25 | WNYC editor Rebecca Carroll sits down for an unconventional conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and acclaimed director.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Wed, April 26 | The Emerson String Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary at The Greene Space.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Fri, April 28 | Is your worldview set in stone, or are you open to different perspectives? 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.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Mon, May 1 | Brownstein and Meinecke discuss life and art from their lives in the punk scene and LGBTQ communities. Moderated by Kathy Tu, co-host and co-managing editor of the WNYC studios podcast Nancy.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Wed, May 3 | 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. Today's concert features chamber music by Schubert, Bartók and Mendelssohn performed by the Bordone Quartet.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Wed, May 3 | How are today's realities and paradoxes shifting what gay writers and activists take on? Writers and artists Ali Asgar, Édouard Louis, Garth Greenwell and Andrew Solomon explore how gay life, gay men and gay culture are changing and how artists are responding in their work.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Thurs, May 4 | "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" writers Ashley Nicole Black, Patrick Cassels and Mathan Erhardt discuss how they approach their work within the context of the current political climate and the value added of working on one of the most diverse writing teams ever assembled for television.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Fri, May 5 | Downtown is still weird and we've got a variety show to prove it! Hosted by Julian Fleisher and featuring comedian Wali Collins and immersive dance company the Dance Cartel. Special appearance by chef Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune Restaurant
Friday, May 12, 2017
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.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
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.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
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.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Mon, May 15 | Join us for the next in this series of unfettered fêtes celebrating opera in a whole new way. MET Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts an evening of with performances by MET 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.
Friday, May 19, 2017
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.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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.
Friday, June 16, 2017
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.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
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. MET 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.