Episode
August 09, 2017 at 11:33 am

Barbara Cook passed away yesterday at the age of 89.  A combination of her silvery soprano voice, purity of tone, strength of heart, and warm presence delighted audiences around the world for nearly 60 years. She was considered Broadway’s favorite ingénue of the ’50s and ’60s. Here is a look back at her conversation with Rafael Pi Roman from September […]

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August 09, 2017 at 5:30 am

It would be a punchline if it weren’t true:  the New York Police Department waging a boycott against Dunkin’ Donuts.  Why?  It’s far more serious than it sounds.  Leading feminist, Jessica Valenti is here to discuss her latest book “Sex Object:  A Memoir” and her take on President Trump’s attitude towards women. Fair play for all!  “Out Sports” writer Cyd Zeigler breaks […]

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August 07, 2017 at 11:20 am

New York City is a storied cultural mecca, and Broadway theater is an essential part of that identity. This summer MetroFocus has pulled back the curtain on some of the productions and stars – both current and former – of the Great White Way. Catch up on July’s Arts news from MetroFocus.   Bandstand The Tony Award-winning musical about the […]

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August 03, 2017 at 7:45 pm

President Trump throws his support behind a controversial immigration proposal while here at home, cracking down on gang violence and fixing our crumbling infrastructure are in focus.  Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin is here to tackle those issues and share his view from Capitol Hill. 40 years ago, our city was on edge as the “Son of Sam” serial killer taunted police […]

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