Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Artists from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds are teaming for an exhibition called, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World.” The exhibition, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, features life-size fiberglass sculptures in four different poses of prayer.
The art show, which runs through Nov. 23, marks the sixth produced by the non-profit group CARAVAN and co-curated by the organization’s president and founder, the Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler.
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Some of the buried treasure from the Saddle Ridge Hoard – a trove of recently found 19th century currency – is in town for a three-day coin show. The gold collection, unearthed last year in California and valued at $10 million, is widely consider the most notable hidden fortune discovered in the United States.
Other rare coins are also were shining in exhibits for buyers, sellers and other enthusiasts to explore.
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
The latest edition of AudioFiles was inspired by “In & Out,” the 1997 movie about a man in denial about his sexuality. We talk to actor Kevin Kline about what that film meant to him.
We also have stories about flux: high school dropouts, the politics of banks and plastic bags, and what’s trending in tech.
Brooklyn=based MC Lafayette Stokely joins us for a live set in the studio and Andrew Hawkins, a politics and business reporter of Crain’s New York drops by for a live Q+A.
Producer: Sarah Barrett
Host: Steve Trader
Contributions by: Julia Alsop, Frank Green, Gwynne Hogan, Thad Komorowski, Caroline Lewis, Oliver Morrison, Roxanne Scott and Elijah Stewart.
Saturday, September 13th, 2014
New Yorkers celebrated the life of Maya Angelou during a packed memorial service at the Riverside Church in Morningside Heights. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and author Toni Morrison spoke to the crowd about the inspirational poet and writer, who died in June at age 86.
Angelou, best known for her memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” was recalled as a poet of the people who touched millions of lives with her words and spirit.