Reviewing his 30 years at WNYC, the invaluable broadcast journalist considers this question: have decades of technological progress improved the shows themselves? Yes, he asserts, and in an unexpected way. Plus music from The Wisterians.
Many of us become interested in our family’s history later in life, but the author of the celebrated memoir The Mighty Franks was drawing family trees before he was 14. Who they were shapes who we are. A conversation at KGB’s Red Room. Music from Lauren Lee. Produced with Lori Schwarz.
From her 1981 Broadway debut in Macbeth to her lovely work in Sunday in the Park with George, to… well, there’s not sufficient room to list even her major credits or impressive awards. I’ll limit myself to: great actor, great talker. Plus music from Rich Jenkins, master of the American songbook.Thursday, March 28, 6:30, English-Speaking Union. for tickets and information
This quartet performs in concert halls around the globe but still works the Balcony Bar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “We’re a bar band,” say artistic directors Ralph Ferris (viola) and Dorothy Lawson (cello). What a band! What a bar! Plus a performance with Face The Music, all at the Kaufman Music Center.
This renowned economist, an advisor to governments around the world, tells the Center for Architecture that to save the planet and increase human happiness, we must study sustainability, read Aristotle, and drink very good coffee. Music from Sam Reider.