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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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The 2017 Sarah Awards

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:00 PM

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.

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Persuade Me

Thursday, March 30, 2017

7:00 PM

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. 

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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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HBR@Work: Boost Your Emotional Intelligence − Or Someone Else's

Monday, April 3, 2017

7:00 PM

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.  

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WQXR Presents Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

1:00 PM

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.

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How I Got Over: 'One Drop of Love' Performance and Conversation

Thursday, April 6, 2017

7:00 PM

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.

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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, 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.

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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 World According to Sound

Friday, April 14, 2017

6:30 PM

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.

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WQXR Presents The Opera Party: Mistaken Identities

Monday, April 17, 2017

7:00 PM

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.

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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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A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

Monday, April 24, 2017

Mon, April 24 | On the eve of what would be the great American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday, we honor her in song with performances by celebrated artists. Tickets on sale soon.

 

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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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Persuade Me

Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00 PM

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.

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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. Today's concert features 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 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. Special appearance by chef Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune Restaurant

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COMING SOON: Artist In Residence: Dessa

Thursday, May 11, 2017

7:00 PM

Strong music, fascinating drinks and scientific research presented live, all curated by The Greene Space’s first ever artist-in-residence, Dessa. Mysteries revealed and tickets made available soon!

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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. 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.

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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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COMING SOON: Artist In Residence: Dessa

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7:00 PM

Strong music, fascinating drinks and scientific research presented live, all curated by The Greene Space’s first ever artist-in-residence, Dessa. Mysteries revealed and tickets made available soon!

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The New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, May 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 18 | Join us for an evening of music and conversation as part of the New York Guitar Festival. WNYC's John Schaefer hosts. Tickets will go on sale soon.

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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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COMING SOON: Artist In Residence: Dessa

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

7:00 PM

Strong music, fascinating drinks and scientific research presented live, all curated by The Greene Space’s first ever artist-in-residence, Dessa. Mysteries revealed and tickets made available soon!

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The New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, May 25 | Join us for an evening of music and conversation as part of the New York Guitar Festival. WNYC's John Schaefer hosts. Tickets will go on sale soon.

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COMING SOON: Artist In Residence: Dessa

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

7:00 PM

Strong music, fascinating drinks and scientific research presented live, all curated by The Greene Space’s first ever artist-in-residence, Dessa. Mysteries revealed and tickets made available soon!

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The New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, June 1, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, June 1 | Join us for an evening of music and conversation as part of the New York Guitar Festival. WNYC's John Schaefer hosts. Tickets will go on sale soon.

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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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The New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:00 PM

Thurs, June 8 | Join us for an evening of music and conversation as part of the New York Guitar Festival. WNYC's John Schaefer hosts.Tickets will go on sale soon.

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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.

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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. 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

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44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Friday, July 7, 2017

7:00 PM

Fri, July 7 | Downtown is still weird and we've got a variety show to prove it! Hosted by Julian Fleisher