Our thanks to Tregg Cronin, a commodities broker in St. Paul, Minn., for this funny on a Friday.
Soundcheck may be taking a summer break from the air, but they can’t stop making great radio about music. Check out John Schaefer’s riff on the importance of Ziggy Stardust, 40 years later. Listen here.
Digital producer Stephen Nessen as He-Man; business editor Charlie Herman as a California Maritime Academy officer; news editor Lynn Kim as Tweety; culture editor Abbie Swanson as an admittedly “not PC” gypsy.
Happy Halloween from WNYC past and present!
The Royal Shakespeare Company is beginning a six-week residency in New York to perform five plays at the Park Avenue Amory— and they brought their own theater with them! This big red thing is the outside.
And this is the inside. Theater in the round!
And these are the shipping containers it came in. (Some are also being used to support the stage.) —A.P.
At the New York Public Library tomorrow night, hundreds of gamers are going to fight for the future of the library. Better or worse than a night in a museum?
Blending jazz, soul, Brazilian vocalese and classical, Spalding creates music with broad appeal. With Chamber Music Society, the bassist and composer harkens back to her classical music training with a string section.
There will be a few key names missing from the masthead of Harper’s Magazine in the coming months. Click here to read more…