Upcoming Events:

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Love for Sale: The History of Sex in Musicals

Monday, February 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Mon, Feb 27 | From the eroticized choreography of Bob Fosse to the nudie musicals that reigned in the 1970s, sex has long sold on Broadway. Hosted by Jack Viertel.

 

A live video stream will also be available

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WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

1:00 PM

Wed, March 1 | Leave the emails and phone calls 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. Featuring cellist James Jeonghwan Kimperforming works by Schumann and Brahms.

 

→ A live video webcast will be available. 

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44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, March 3, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, March 3 | Julian Fleisher hosts this monthly feast of comedy, music, dance, art and more. Featuring spoken word and poetry by Kelly Tsai, music by Michael R. Jackson and Shakina Nyfack, a performance by impressionist Adam Hamway a special appearance by Mo Rocca

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Q2 Music Presents Kronos Quartet and Face the Music for Ecstatic Music Festival

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

7:30 PM

Tues, March 7 | Join us for an evening of music with Kronos Quartet and Face the Music as the Ecstatic Music Festival returns for a seventh year.

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The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

10:00 AM

Tues, March 21 | 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 Metropolitan Opera Spring Highlights

Thursday, March 23, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, March 23 | Join Renée Fleming and Robert Carsen for a conversation about the Met’s new production of "Der Rosenkavalier." Featuring highlights from some of the remaining spring productions performed by other Met stars.

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How I Got Over: A Conversation with Soledad O’Brien

Monday, March 27, 2017

7:00 PM

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.

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Q2 Music Presents Brooklyn Youth Chorus and ‘Black Mountain Songs’ Album Release Show

Friday, March 31, 2017

7:30 PM

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.

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WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

1:00 PM

Wed, Apr 5 | 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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44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, April 7, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, April 7 | Downtown is still weird and we've got a variety show to prove it! Hosted by Julian Fleisher and featuring comedy by Leah Bonnema, music by Shouthouse and a beatbox performance by Kaila Mullady.

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Q2 Music Presents: Vijay Iyer and Friends

Thursday, April 13, 2017

7:00 PM

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. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

10:00 AM

Tues, April 18 | 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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How I Got Over: Lynn Nottage, Kate Whoriskey and 'Sweat' on Broadway

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Tues, April 25 | WNYC editor Rebecca Carroll sits down for an unconventional conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and acclaimed director. 

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WQXR Presents The Emerson String Quartet's 40th Birthday Party

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

7:00 PM

Wed, April 26 | The Emerson String Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary at The Greene Space.

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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 | 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.

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WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

1:00 PM

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.

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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 context of the current political climate and the value added of working on one of the most diverse writing teams ever assembled for television.

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44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, May 5, 2017

7:00 PM

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.

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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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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 internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus and stand-up comedian Liz Miele

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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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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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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.