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Women Directing the Show


WNYC’s Arun Venugopal talks with esteemed female theater directors, including Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes, Leah C. Gardiner and Tamilla Woodard, about their path and obstacles to success, and the way forward to a more equitable theater community. Additionally, director Rachel Flynn will be presenting music from Dust and Shadow, a new musical in development about Sherlock Holmes and Jack The Ripper. Arun will also speak with WNYC’s theater critic, Jennifer Vanasco.

Madison McFerrin Presents: The Sissieretta Series

The Sissieretta Series

The Greene Space announces its 2019 Fall and Winter Artist in Residence: Madison McFerrin. Madison is an independent singer-songwriter with a series of performances and conversations with women of color. This installment features DJ Luna Rósa, musician Melissa McMillan, comedian Marie Faustin, a conversation about inclusivity and community building with a founder of Ethel’s Club Naj Austin, and more!

WQXR’s Midday Masterpieces

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. Featuring Soprano Jessica Niles, Mezzo-Soprano Erin Wagner, Tenor Chance Jonas-O’Toole, Baritone Kyle Miller, Pianist Bronwyn Schuman, and Pianist Michalis Boliakis.

Shell Shock 1919: How The Great War Changed Culture

Think we’re preoccupied with violence and technology? WNYC’s Sara Fishko traces the lingering cultural influence of The Great War and the parallels to today with author David Lubin, MOMA Chief Curator Ann Temkin, and New School Assistant Professor and Director of Race and Ethnicity, Rich Blint. Pianist Uri Caine will also perform special selections for the evening.

Man Up, Live

Podcast Mixtape

Join host Aymann Ismail for a lively and surprising exploration of grown man tears with help from Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, hosts of Thirst Aid Kit, psychotherapist Avi Klein, and Slow Burn host Joel Anderson.

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 DJ set.

Next Best Thing with Christi and Carly Ann

Next Best Thing

Comedy Central’s Christi Chiello and Carly Ann Filbin host this installment of can’t miss talent, featuring cosmic soul band Lady Moon & The Eclipse, experimental folk artist Sullivann and rapper Yoh.

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Classical Up Close: Together We Sing – Great Voices of New York City

WQXR's Classical Up Close

Soprano Ailyn Pérez (La Bohème), tenor Igor Golovatenko (The Queen of Spades), members of Wynton Marsalis’s The Abyssinian Mass Choir conducted by Damien L. Sneed and others present an intimate preview of upcoming work.

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Ticket To…Rwanda

Ticket To...Explore the World with the Alignist Book Club

Explore Rwanda’s post-colonial landscape, modern history and more with human rights activist and genocide survivor Jacqueline Murekatete, comedian Sonia Denis (High Maintenance), the UN’s Simone Monasebian and others.

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Heart, Strings: Dessa with the Argus Quartet and Matthew Santos

An evening of performance, conversation and unscripted nonsense exploring the unlikely friendship between an indie rapper and world class-symphonic orchestra.

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Get Lit with All of It: Jacqueline Woodson

Get Lit with All Of It

Alison Stewart hosts her monthly book club with the bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson, discussing her latest novel, Red at the Bone. Featuring a performance by Ezinma.

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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.

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