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Get Lit with All Of It: Laura Lippman

Get Lit with All Of It

Alison Stewart kicks off her book club with the bestselling author, discussing her latest, Lady in the Lake. Plus a peek at the season’s new novels with Books Are Magic’s Emma Straub and a performance by folk band Joseph.

WQXR’s Midday Masterpieces: Pianist Kate Liu

WQXR's Midday Masterpieces

Settle in for an hour of musical serenity with rising stars from The Juilliard School in this free midday concert featuring selections from some of classical music’s most beloved composers. This month, pianist Kate Liu performs.


The Art of Audio Storytelling

WNYC producers from The United States of Anxiety and Radiolab share how they tap into the emotions of their listeners and captivate audiences to create compelling theater of the mind.

Using AI to Predict and Preempt Epidemics

Millions of lives are lost each year to illnesses that spread from wildlife and domesticated animals to people. What if we could forecast pathogen spillovers and diffuse them before they made people sick?

Black Icons of Art: Thelma Golden and Rujeko Hockley

Black Icons

WNYC’s Rebecca Carroll sits down with the two luminaries, discussing their experiences growing a beloved Harlem institution, cultivating diversity at historically white institutions and what lies ahead for the art world.

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Pull up a seat in our intimate studio space and see a live broadcast of WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning radio show, featuring authors Christopher Wylie, Robin Pogrebin, Kate Kelly, and James B. Stewart. Plus a seasonal look at apples with The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman.

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.

Generator Series: Humanize Policy

Podcast Mixtape

Join Ilana Glazer and Generator to hear from New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams about his term thus far and what he plans to do if re-elected on November 5th. We’ll also hear from climate justice activist Vic Barrett on what he’s been up to: it’s a lot.

Does Marriage Need an Update?

Very Biggest Questions

Radiolab‘s Molly Webster examines the baggage that marriage has picked up along its over 4,000 years of existence: How has it endured, through thick and thin? What’s working in the current version? And what could use some retooling? She is joined by the musical improv show Your Love, Our Musical, Rutgers Professor Alison Lefkovitz, Associate Professor at Queens College Kristin Celello, and Reverend angel Kyodo williams.

The Great Diwali Talent Mela


Just in time for Diwali, a talent showcase like no other, hosted by Arun Venugopal. With a performance from Navatman‘s upcoming Mahabharata dance show, and judged by Actor and Comedian Aparna Nancherla (Bojack Horseman, Corporate), Comedian Saurin Choksi  and DJ Rekha.

Next Best Thing: Happy Hour

Enjoy the cheapest drinks in SoHo in this happy hour open to all. Featuring our favorite wine and beer picks and a live set by DJ P Love.

Next Best Thing with Ophira and Adira

Next Best Thing

NPR’s Ophira Eisenberg and comedian Adira Amram host a night of adventurous performances with the band CLOVER, Rovaco Dance Company, the singer Bel-Ami, and comedian Joyelle Nicole Johnson.

Classical Up Close: Itzhak Perlman

WQXR's Classical Up Close

The legendary violinist performs live on our stage and shares stories of his life and career in this multi-media experience.

WQXR’s Classical Beer Jam: Decomposers

Come out for a night of dark beer, dark music and dark tales from the classical macabre as WQXR celebrates Halloween. Featuring live performances and local craft brews.


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