A shocking coverup inside New York City’s Housing Authority that could have proved deadly and now Councilman Ritchie Torres is calling for answers. He’s here ahead of Tuesday’s hearing. President Trump plans to break tradition and skip this weekend’s Kennedy Center Honors after recipients decry his failure to support the arts. We discuss the future of arts and humanities in […]
New York sees a huge decrease in new cases of AIDS, but for many who have the virus, the stigma of the diagnosis still looms large inside the gay community. A personal report ahead. Aired on December 1, 2017.
President Trump plans to break tradition and skip this weekend’s Kennedy Center Honors after recipients decry his failure to support the arts. We discuss the future of arts and humanities in America. Aired on December 1, 2017.
MetroFocus Special: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace What began as an investigation into Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, has developed into a national conversation about the abuse of power and inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Headlines have been dominated by a wave of claims of misconduct against high-powered men, with several high-profile jobs terminated. Matt Lauer, the now former “Today” host; […]
P.S. 165 Ida Posner in Brownsville welcomes Turnaround Arts artist Paul Abdul to their school to show off their academic achievements ever since the national arts initiative became an integral part of their curriculum. Aired November 29, 2017
It was a morning bombshell for NBC’s “Today” viewers, as Savannah Guthrie announced live on the air that co-anchor Matt Lauer was fired following sexual misconduct allegations. Lauer is the latest in a string of high-powered men in the media and entertainment business to be terminated from his job over allegations of inappropriate behavior. We have the latest with Chris […]
Mayor de Blasio’s plan to use ferries as an alternative to ease the city’s transit problems hit a snag, and a pylon, and is now literally taking on water. We have the latest. Tomorrow is the 85th annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Host and weatherman of NBC’s Today Show Al Roker is here with a history lesson […]
A Long Island production of The Nutcracker turns out to be a family affair. We’re taking you backstage of this holiday favorite with former American Ballet Theatre principal dancers, Max Beloserkovsky and Irina Dvorovenko, and their aspiring ballerina daughter, Emma Beloserkovsky. Aired on November 28, 2017.