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Midday Masterpieces: SOOM Quintet

WQXR's Midday Masterpieces

Leave the emails, phone calls and work behind and settle in for an hour of musical serenity with an exceptional quintet from The Juilliard School

Rhiannon Giddens in Performance and Conversation

Hosted by All Of It's Alison Stewart

The folk artist joins us for an intimate evening, performing from her new album, there is no Other, along with Italian multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi.

44 Charlton: A Variety Show

44 Charlton: A Variety Show

Bite into a hot slice of NYC life at our monthly variety show, hosted by Julian Fleisher. One this show: a boylesque performance by Jack Barrow, comedy from Ike Ufomadu and music from Zenizen.

The Stoop — Live

Podcast Mixtape

Join us for a live taping of the award-winning podcast that tells stories from across the Black diaspora. Hosted by Leila Day and Hana Baba and featuring special guest Glory Edim, founder of Well-Read Black Girl.

The Takeaway Live with Tanzina Vega

Join Tanzina Vega for a free live broadcast to mark her first anniversary as host of the show. With guests writer Jelani Cobb, poet Javier Zamora, author Andre Perry, comedian Ziwe Fumudoh and Susan Chira, senior executive of The New York Times.

PEN World Voices: Artists of the Air

How do transgressive acts redefine our sense of art and performance? Join French high-wire artist Philippe Petit and daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb, masters of extreme performance, as they discuss virtuosity and daring in art.

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Join us for a live broadcast of WNYC's Peabody Award-winning show. On this show, Brian discusses the latest on the Mueller reporter and more with the Trump, Inc. podcast team and welcomes writer and satirist Andy Borowitz.

PEN World Voices: Cry, the Beloved Country 2019

Join us for an evening of resistance, resilience and hope with writers Ma Jian, Raúl Zurita, Marianna Kiyanovska, Ahmed Naji, Kirill Medvedev and Jennifer Clement.

PEN World Voices: Words of the Worker Writer with Sonia Sanchez

Join us for a special celebration showcasing poetry written by students from the Worker Writers School. Acclaimed poet Sonia Sanchez will also read selections of her work.

Latinos out Loud — Live

Podcast Mixtape

Comedians Rachel La Loca, Juan Bago, Jaime "Jfernz" Fernandez and Frank Nibbs bring you an evening full of off-the-cuffness, jokedom and an interview with Hamilton-creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, his father Luis Miranda Jr. and SNL director Oz Rodriguez .

Hilton Als in Conversation with Shane McCrae and Michael R. Jackson

The Way We Live Now: Hilton Als and America’s Poets

Join The New Yorker's Hilton Als as he continues his residency exploring the ways poets and poetry reflect contemporary American life.

Community Advisory Board Conversation

Be heard! Our town hall-style meetings are a rare chance to share feedback that gets funneled directly to the station and speak with those reporting stories, expanding digitally and driving fundraising.

Black Icons of Podcasting: Tracy Clayton

Podcast Mixtape

The writer and host sits down with Rebecca Carroll to talk about her podcasting journey from Another Round to the new Netflix show Strong Black Legends and what lies ahead in this rapidly growing industry.

Here’s the Thing with Lang Lang

Alec Baldwin talks with one of the world's most celebrated pianists in this live podcast taping. Lang Lang will share stories from his childhood in northeastern China and from his wild success on the world stage — and he will perform some of the music that’s most meaningful to him.

A Night of Muslim Dramas


WNYC's Arun Venugopal hosts a special Ramadan installment of Micropolis, showcasing some of the most provocative recent works of theater and TV starring and written by Muslim-Americans. Featuring comedian Maysoon Zayid , Quantico screenwriter Sharbari Z. Ahmed, a performance from Eh Dah, Questions for My Father and more! Plus, we break the fast with a delicious halal meal.

Hilton Als in Conversation with Saskia Hamilton and Kathleen Chalfant

The Way We Live Now: Hilton Als and America’s Poets

Join The New Yorker's Hilton Als as he continues his residency exploring the ways poets and poetry reflect contemporary American life.

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Radiolab Presents: The World’s Smartest Animal

The team at Radiolab leads a special game show on animal intelligence. The contestants: science writers Dan Engber and Laurel Braitman, podcast host Tracy Clayton and Drunk Science co-host Jordan Mendoza. The judges: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich and a highly trained dog.

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