President Trump has just cut all funding to the National Endowment for the Arts and to PBS. Calling this “an assault on arts, culture, and libraries”, lawmakers will rally outside City Hall in protest on Monday. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer will be there but first he stops by to tell us why this is such an important issue.
He is a philanthropist many New Yorkers have never heard of. Tonight, in “Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining the Future”, PBS gives us an in-depth look at a man who transformed the art world, and brought Carnegie Hall to the West Coast.
Standardized state tests began this week, are your kids opting in or opting out? President Trump’s executive order to roll back Obama’s climate policies will affect us. Find out how. One of America’s great filmmakers, Ken Burns is honored tonight here at PBS. Tony Danza takes the stage singing and dancing at Feinstein’s/54 Below this weekend- but first he makes […]
A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban. Ivanka Trump has settled into her new position as an official assistant to her father. A Senate panel has begun investigating claims that Russia interfered in the U.S. election. Gov. Chris Christie’s aides that were found guilty over bridgegate are now headed to jail. 34 people in Brooklyn […]
Standardized state tests began this week, are your kids opting in or opting out of these controversial exams? Councilman Daniel Dromm tells us why these tests are causing angst for parents, students, and teachers.
We fell in love with him whether he was a punch drunk driver on “Taxi” or the voice of reason on “Who’s the Boss.” Now Tony Danza takes the stage singing and dancing at Feinstein’s/54 Below this weekend – but first a stop at “MetroFocus.”
First, find out how Gov. Cuomo wants to prevent teens from going through abuse at Rikers Island. Then, the Simon Wiesenthal Center tells us how bad hate and terror speech is online. Finally, is climate change killing one of America’s treasures? PBS’s “NATURE” has the answer and a sneak peek at tonight’s must see episode.
Teens who enter Rikers Island often exit after suffering abuse at the hands of older inmates. Find out how Governor Cuomo wants to change that. To learn more about “Rikers: An American Jail” go to: Rikers Film If you want to see Ismael’s TED Talk click here: TED Talk For more information on Raise the Age and The Fortune […]