Five Years in The Greene Space

The Greene Space celebrates its fifth anniversary

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR is celebrating five years as New York Public Radio's open gathering place! 

Since we burst onto New York City's cultural scene on April 28, 2009, our mission has been to galvanize conversations around the life, arts and politics of our city and our world. 

Take a look at just some of the memorable faces who've visited us in the past five years - and share your favorite moments and performances in the comments below.

Five years in Video:

Five Years in Pictures:

Celebrating Five Years in The Greene Space
Scott Ellison Smith
May 6, 2009 | Ira Glass visits for Radiolab's Audio-Visual Smackdown
Scott Ellison Smith
May 7, 2009 | Rosie Perez moderates a conversation on what makes a neighborhood special
Matthew Septimus
November 1, 2010 | Elvis Costello and WNYC's Leonard Lopate
Scott Ellison Smith
October 26, 2010 | Cornel West talks politics, race, the blues and jazz
Matthew Septimus
January 24, 2012 | WQXR presents Lang Lang in a special Chinese New Year’s celebration
Aaron Epstein
January 5, 2011 | Iron & Wine perform on Soundcheck Live
November 15, 2012 | Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon celebrate 25 years of Spinning on Air with David Garland
Matthew Septimus
September 22, 2012 | WQXR presents Leif Ove Andsnes
Matthew Septimus
September 8, 2012 | Philip Glass chats with WQXR's Terrance McKnight
Scott Ellison Smith
The Greene Space's inaugural Battle of the Boroughs talent quest
Scott Ellison Smith
June 21, 2010 | Esperanza Spalding
Stephanie Black
May 14, 2013 | WQXR presents the Emerson String Quartet
October 28, 2010 | WQXR's Elliott Forrest talks with Sir Patrick Stewart about a life in theater
February 26, 2013 | On the Media's Brooke Gladstone in conversation with Aasif Mandvi
Matthew Septimus
August 2013 | The Greene Space launches its historic recording series, August Wilson's American Century Cycle
Matthew Septimus
January 24, 2012 | The Quintessenso Children’s Choir of Mongolia perform in a special Chinese New Year’s celebration
Matthew Septimus
April 12, 2013 | Savion Glover joins us for our Emancipation 150 series
Janice Yi
April 10, 2014 | Conor Oberst performs during Soundcheck's Gigstock
Photo by Matthew Septimus
Alice Walker, 75th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, Women Writers Panel
Janice Yi
April 1, 2014 | Met Opera soprano Deborah Voigt performs
February 2, 2012 | Elliott Forrest interviews Philip Seymour Hoffman and Mike Nichols
Aaron Epstein
December 9, 2010 | A Christmas Carol with David Hyde Pierce
Stephanie Black
March 3, 2014 | TV’s Antiheoes. Steve Buscemi, Kurt Andersen, David Chase, backstage

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Comments [1]

Marilyn morse from Manhattan

For many years my husband and I have donated twelve hundred dollars a year to WNYC yet we have never been invited to any of the performances just viewed on your video. Were all these performances offered to the public at large for a fee?And do the Producer Circle members just get invited in June?
Marilyn Morse

May. 15 2014 05:20 PM

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