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Christopher Swetala and Matthew Di Paoli on Studio A


46:42 minutes (53.44 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 26 Jul 2015

The following is a recording of live readings by Christopher Swetala and Matthew Di Paoli. Christopher holds an MFA from Columbia University and is currently a researcher for the radio program This American Life. In addition to writing short stories, he has recently finished his first novel. Matthew also holds an MFA from Columbia, currently teaches Writing and Literature at Monroe College, and just published a novel entitled Killstanbul with El Balazo Press on July 25, 2015.

Hannah Rogers and Carla Stockton on Studio A


49:13 minutes (56.33 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 2 Aug 2015

The following is a recording of live readings by Dr. Hannah Rogers and Carla Stockton, from the MFA program at Columbia, on the show Studio A.

Lucine Amara Part 2


28:57 minutes (39.75 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 1 Aug 2015

An exclusive interview with beloved Metropolitan Opera star Lucine Amara. With stunning musicality and remarkable technique, the Armenian-American soprano was a stalwart performer at the Met who sang leading roles ranging from Gluck to Britten (and everything in between) for over 40 years. Even at ninety, Ms. Amara remains active as the Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera. In this interview, Ms.

Lucine Amara Interview Part 1


29:23 minutes (40.35 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 1 Aug 2015

An exclusive interview with beloved Metropolitan Opera star Lucine Amara. With stunning musicality and remarkable technique, the Armenian-American soprano was a stalwart performer at the Met who sang leading roles ranging from Gluck to Britten (and everything in between) for over 40 years. Even at ninety, Ms. Amara remains active as the Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera. In this interview, Ms.

AC4 Interview with Richard Jervis


28:20 minutes (32.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 9 Feb 2015

The following interview is from Conversations on the Leading Edge, a collaboration between the Earth Institute's Advanced Consortium on Conflict, Cooperation, and Complexity and WKCR's Late City Edition. In this conversation, Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida interviews Robert Jervis, Adlai E.

AC4 Interview with Nick Redding & Christianna Gozzi


28:57 minutes (33.14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 10 Sep 2012

The following interview is from Conversations on the Leading Edge, a collaboration between the Earth Institute's Advanced Consortium on Conflict, Cooperation, and Complexity and WKCR's Late City Edition. In this conversation, Dr. Peter Coleman interviews his colleagues Nick Redding & Christianna Gozzi about the formation of AC4 and the development of the AC4 Link initiative. 

Conversations on the Leading Edge with Rob Ricigliano


30:40 minutes (35.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 8 Oct 2012

The following interview is from Conversations on the Leading Edge, a collaboration between the Earth Institute's Advanced Consortium on Conflict, Cooperation, and Complexity and WKCR's Late City Edition. In this conversation, Dr. Peter Coleman interviews Rob Ricigliano about his new book, Making Peace Last: a toolbox for sustainable peace building

Men's Basketball CIT QF vs Yale Condensed Broadcast


61:52 minutes (28.32 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Jul 2015

A Firing Lion Special! A condensed broadcast of the Men's Basketball CIT Quarterfinal between Columbia and Yale. Originally broadcast on Wednesday, March XX, 2014, this game was the rubber match for the Lions and Bulldogs, who split their season series. Hosted by Miles Johnson, Play-by-Play by Kristyn Brundidge and Color Commentary by Rick Henry

FL 7.29.15


58:16 minutes (26.68 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Jul 2015

July 29, 2015 Firing Lion - Host Kristyn Brundidge and panelists Max Rettig and Ben W. are back from hiatus! The group dicusses the Ivy League Football TV schedule. Then, they discuss the impending MLB trade deadline with Yankees, Tigers, Jays, and Mets talk (including a live trade on the air). Tom Brady's suspension appeal fails and the Arizona Cardinals hire a female linebackers' coach - a first in the NFL. 

ADA|AVA


25:01 minutes (28.64 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 20 Jul 2015

The following is an interview with Sarah Fornace  and Ben Kauffman, two of the artistic directors at Manual Cinema, a Chicago based shadow puppet company. Fornace and Kauffman talk with WKCR programmer Danielle Smith about Manual Cinema, Shadow Puppetry, and the show currently running in New York City, Ada/Ava. The show, using overhead projectors, shadow puppets, and live music, follows the elderly woman Ada as she deals with the death of twin sister Ava.

NYU Wireless and Public Health


22:24 minutes (25.63 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith interviews  Christopher Collins PhD, Professor of Radiology at NYU School of Medicine & Principal Investigator at NYU's Center for Advanced Imaging and Research, and NYU Polytech School of Engineering doctoral student Ting Wu about their research on mmwaves. Dr. Collins and Wu talk with Smith about the effects of different wavelengths, if wireless technology is in fact safe, and the relationship between wireless technology and health. 

X: A Novel


21:38 minutes (24.76 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 17 Jul 2015

The following interview is with Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of the late Malcolm X, and co-author with Kekla Magoon of X: A Novel. Shabazz is also the author of Growing Up X and Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X.  In X: A Novel, Shabazz explores her father's adolescent years as he leaves Lansing, Michigan for the east coast only to find himself at the end of the novel in prison.

Peter Schaaf Interview


12:43 minutes (17.47 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 12 Jul 2015

The day after Jon Vickers's death was announced, WKCR held a 24-hour memorial broadcast to commmemorate the Canadian tenor's extraordinary contributions to classical music and especially opera. The program was to conclude with his live 1983 recording of Franz Schubert's Winterreise with the gifted pianist Peter Schaaf accompanying him. Shortly before we played this recording, Mr. Schaaf called the studio and graciously agreed to be interviewed and to introduce this particular recording.

Antipsychotic Drug Use Among Youth


12:43 minutes (14.55 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 16 Jul 2015

The following interview is with Professor Mark Olfson, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. Professor Olfson conducted a study entitled, "Treatment of young people with antipsychotic medications in the United States," which found that though antipsychotic prescriptions had decreased in children and young children, there had been an increase in prescriptions among teenagers and young adults.

IFC Presents: The Stanford Prison Experiment


20:47 minutes (23.78 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 16 Jul 2015

The following is an interview with Professor Philip G. Zimbardo and Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez discussing the IFC Film: The Stanford Prison Experiment. The film is based off of the actual experiment conducted by Prof. Zimbardo in 1971 and explores questions of authority, oppression, and human nature. In this interview, Prof. Zimbardo and film director Alvarez talk to WKCR programmer Danielle Smith about the motivations behind making the film, cinematography choices within the film, and the disturbing nature of the film and experiment itself.

Neurotechnology


22:02 minutes (25.21 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 14 Jul 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith sits down with Professor Rafael Yuste, a professor of the biological sciences and neuroscience at Columbia University, to explore the current state of neurotechnology. Professor Yuste is the director of the newly founded Neurotechnology Center at Columbia University, a coalition of interdisciplinary labs dedicated to innovating advances in neurotechnology and leads research there concerning neuroimaging.

Alcohol Use Disorder and Medical Marijuana Laws and Adolescent Marijuana Use


12:03 minutes (13.79 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 13 Jul 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith sits down with Professor Deborah Hasin, a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center to discuss two studies: "Epidemiology of DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder" and "Medical Marijuana Laws and Adolescent Marijuana Use in the USA from 1991 to 2014." Professor Hasin and Smith discuss the results of the two studies, the concerns of alcohol and marijuana use, and the need for education concerning the two issues. 

FL 7.8.15


59:36 minutes (27.29 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Jul 2015

Firing Lion from July 8, 2015 Hosted by Kristyn Brundidge, featuring Yale and Ben. The panel discusses the USWNT's Women's World Cup triumph, emoji wars in the NBA, and the upcoming Championship weekend at Wimbledon. 

Altered Images: 150 Years of Posed and Manipulated Documentary Photography


23:54 minutes (27.35 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 9 Jul 2015

 

"Falling in Love with Hominids"


14:59 minutes (17.14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 2 Jul 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith interviews Nalo Hopkinson, esteemed science fiction and fantasy author. Hopkinson has written renowned books such as Sister Mine and Brown Girl in the Ring. Her latest book, Falling in Love with Hominids, a compilation of short stories written over a period of about ten years, will be available August 11th. Hopkinson talks with Smith about the story collection, science fiction and fantasy and magic realism, and the writing process.

Travel Writer and Wander Woman Elaine Lee


27:00 minutes (30.9 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith interviews Elaine Lee, travel writer and author of the first black travel guide of this era–Go Girl: The Black Women's Book of Travel and Adventure. The book is a compilation of travel stories written by African American women including Maya Angelou, Gwendolyn Brooks, Audre Lorde, Jill Nelson, Alice Walker and Pearl Cleage. Lee talks with Smith about representation in the genre of travel writing, what it's like to be a "wander woman," as well as some traveling tips.

Flamingosis Live Set during Offbeat


79:04 minutes (108.58 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 26 Jun 2015

Amazing Live Set including many songs from Flamingosis and some of his favorite artists, such as Knxledge, HNNY, and Max Graef.   

Flamingosis Interview


51:32 minutes (118.07 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 26 Jun 2015

Flamingosis comes to WKCR's Offbeat radio show to talk with Zach Wyche.  They discuss his music, the current underground beat scene, soundcloud, influnces, bandcamp, New Jersey, Brookyln, Morristown, and much more.  Flamingosis talks about doing new things with his music, and collaborating with other musicians.

"After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye"


23:10 minutes (26.51 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 29 Jun 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith interviews Jan Gaye, author of After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye. In her refreshingly honest memoir, Mrs. Gaye discusses her relationship and marriage with the late Marvin Gaye giving readers a greater understanding of her story. In this interview, Mrs. Gaye talks with Smith about her book, her writing experience, and her involvement with the Harlem Book Fair. Mrs.

FL 6.24.15


59:41 minutes (27.33 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 26 Jun 2015

Firing Lion from Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Hosted by Kristyn Brundidge with panelists Dante Guarneri and Ben. WKCR Sports discusses the draft before having their own to see who can craft the best, barely-functional team. 

Interview with Mary Kouyoumdjian, 5/11/15


16:24 minutes (31.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 12 May 2015

Mary Kouyoumjian interview, 5/11/15

Escher/Bacon/Rothko at New York Live Arts


24:05 minutes (27.55 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 23 Jun 2015

WKCR programmer Kally Patz interviews Zvi Gotheiner, the artistic director of Zvi Dance. Gotheiner grew up in Northern Israel where he studied the violin with the Young Kibbutzim Orchestra until he began studying dance at the age of 17. He has performed with Joyce Trisler Dance Company, Feld Ballets/NY, and Bat Sheva Dance Company. He also directed Tamar Ramle and Jerusalem Tamar Dance Company in Israel before founding Zvi Dance in New York.

Gene Therapy and Achromatopsia


30:49 minutes (35.28 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 22 Jun 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith interviews Dr. Stephen Tsang, Lazlo Z. Bito Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology and Cell Biology, concerning his research in his opthalmology lab. Dr. Tsang and his associates were able to identify a mutation in the gene ATF6 that causes achromatopsia – a severe form of color blindness. Dr. Tsang speaks with Danielle about his research, gene therapy, and precision medicine.

Harry Lawrence Freeman's Voodoo


27:15 minutes (31.19 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 22 Jun 2015

WKCR programmer Danielle Smith interviews Annie Holt, the executive artistic director of Morningside Opera, about the first performance of Harry Lawrence Freeman's opera, Voodoo, since its premiere in 1928. The concert performance will take place in Miller Theatre at 7:00 pm on June 26th and 27th. The performance is a collaboration between Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and the Harlem Chamber Players. Holt speaks with WKCR programmer Danielle Smith about the life of Harry Lawrence Freeman, his opera Voodoo, and the production of the opera.

FL 6.17.15


60:14 minutes (27.57 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 17 Jun 2015

Firing Lion from June 17, 2017. Hosted by Kristyn Brundidge with panelists Yale Reisman and Jacki Diggs. The panel discussess the Stanley Cup Final, hockey's mass appeal, and the conclusion of the NBA Finals 

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