Some of the most interesting tid bits and factoids to come out of our interview with Frank Sinatra Jr., Frank Sinatra Enterprises Vice President Charles Pignone and photographer George Kalinsky.
One hundred years ago on Dec. 12, Frank Sinatra was born. He was the voice, the heartthrob, the leader of the Rat Pack and Hoboken’s favorite son. But to his own son, he was simply Dad. We begin our week-long “Sinatra 100” series with a personal look at Sinatra with his son, Frank Jr.
We examine what the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver means for Albany politics. We talk to the original lyricist of “Fiddler On The Roof,” Sheldon Harnick about the show’s fifth revival coming later this month. And we speak with journalist Gay Talese about what’s been called the greatest celebrity profile ever written: “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold.”
We examine what the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver means for Albany politics with Jennifer Rodgers, the executive director of Columbia Law School’s Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity.
Half of a century after its premiere, “Fiddler On The Roof” returns to Broadway for its fifth revival. We talk to the original lyricist Sheldon Harnick about the show’s lasting impact.
It’s been called the greatest celebrity profile ever written: “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold” by journalist Gay Talese. Almost 50 years after the piece was published, we speak with the author ahead of Old Blue Eyes’ 100th birthday.
We’ll have the latest reaction in Albany to the conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver from MetroFocus contributor Matt Ryan, managing editor of New York NOW.
We’re joined by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith and the New York City VSA affiliate executive director David Marquis to learn about Very Special Arts. Kennedy Smith founded the program to bring the arts to people with disabilities.