In this second episode of AudioFiles season 11, we bring you stories about The People’s Beach at Riis Park, New York City trees, body inclusivity in pole dancing and the New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival.

You’ll also hear choreographer and filmmaker Yvonne Rainer reflect on her 60-year career.

And host Thomas Hughes interviews Giselle Routhier, an assistant professor and postdoctoral fellow at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, to talk about the record number of adults experiencing homelessness in the city.


Managing Producer Amanda Rozon

Host Thomas Hughes

Show Producer Leonardo Lopez Carreno

Associate Producer Elizabeth Short

Reporters Paige Perez, Tasha Sandoval, Yvonne Marquez, Trina Mannino, Austin Cope

Music Kevin MacLeod, Nana Kwabena, First Contact, Jason Shaw and Akil County.

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