In his inaugural Greene Space broadcast, Brian Lehrer will convene a conversation on the day’s biggest stories with both his in-studio and on-air audience. Lehrer will open with the story of our time – the economy – with Nobel Prize-winning Princeton University economist and columnist for The New York Times Paul Krugman. Then, Lehrer will bring together artists, journalists, politicians, and economists for a Cinco de Mayo conversation about the state of Mexican-American relations and life for Mexicans and Mexican Americans in New York City. Maria Hinojosa, senior correspondent for NOW on PBS and anchor and managing editor of NPR’s Latino USA, will be on the panel; others TBD.
Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning economist, New York Times op-ed columnist, blogger, and the author of The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008, discusses the state of the economy
Cityscapes: What’s Next
Over the past month the Cityscapes series has explored how we got to this architectural moment. So: what’s next? Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for the New Yorker and Liz Diller, principal at the firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talk about the future of architecture in New York City.
Democracy’s Living Room: The Mexican American Experience
Our panel of nine guests will discuss the Mexican American experience in NYC as well as current issues affecting the Mexican American community. Guests include: Maria Hinojosa, senior correspondent for NOW on PBS and managing editor of NPR’s Latino USA; Daniel Jaquez, freelance theater director and the artistic director of Calpulli Mexican Dance Company; Zarela Martinez, owner of Zarela restaurant; Angelo Cabrera, founder of CUNY’s Mexican Student Alliance; Ambassador Rubén Beltrán, Consul General of Mexico in New York; Joel Magallan, executive director of Asociacion Tepeyac de New York, Inc.;Dr. Guillermo Perez-Perez, Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology at the NYU Langone Medical Center; Cindy Rodriquez, WNYC reporter; and Virginia Rodriguez, field producer for Casa Puebla TV.
Satire Slam! Finals
The ultimate winner will be decided from the four remaining contestants in our Satire Slam! Finale. Judges Mo Rocca, comedian, and Faith Salie, actress/comedian and former host of Fair Game for PRI, provide commentary on the contestants’ work. Finalists: Quinn Raymond, Gerry Segal, Erin Slattery, and Charles Esser