The following is a live interview and recording with Jacqueline Bishop. The Gymnast & Other Positions is Jacqueline most recent book and has been awarded the 2016 OCM Bocas Award in Non-Fiction. She is also the author of the novel, The River’s Song; and two collections of poems,Fauna and Snapshots from Istanbul.
Marcia Butler’s life has been driven by creativity. For 25 years she performed throughout the world as a professional oboist. She was hailed by the New York Times as “a first rate artist” and performed with such luminaries as pianist AndreWatts, soprano Dawn Upshaw and jazz great Keith Jarrett. In 2002 Marcia changed careers and began an interior design firm. She has served well over 100 clients and her design work has been published in sheltermagazines.
The following is a recording of a live reading and interview with Jen Fitzgerald. Jen is a poet, essayist, and a native New Yorker who received her MFA in Poetry at Lesley University. She is a community activist and freelance writer with experience in both the creative and professional spectrum. She is the host of New Books in Poetry Podcast as part of the New Books Network, a member of New York Writers Workshop, and was a Bread Loaf 2014 Conference participant.
A rare WKCR moment on the streets of Paris where Hip-Hop has been embraced and created by millions beyond the US. Zach has a chat with the Paris-based beatmaker and producer, Maximus MMC in front of a bar about his music, Flow-Fi, fashion, and much more.
The following is a recording of a live interview and reading with Charles Salzberg. Charles is the author of the Henry Swann detective series, Swann's Last Song, which was nominated for a Shamus Award, Swann Dives In, and Swann's Lake of Despair, nominated for 2 Silver Falchions, and a finalist for the Beverly Hills Book Award and the Indie Excellence Award. His novel, Devil in the Hole, based on a true crime, was named one of the best crime novels in 2013. In his latest, Triple Shot, Twist of Fate is one of the three novellas.
Yvonne Cassidy was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and moved to New York in 2011. Yvonne is the author of three novels published by Hachette: The Other Boy, What Might Have Been Me and How Many Letters Are In Goodbye? In addition to being published widely in Europe, How Many Letters Are In Goodbye? was published in the U.S. by Llewellyn YA imprint Flux in March 2016.
Interview with Marc Ribot regarding his group The Young Philadelphians and their debut release Live in Tokyo, available from Yellowbird. Originally broadcast on Afternoon New Music on July 25th, 2016. Part 3 of 3.
Interview with Marc Ribot regarding his group The Young Philadelphians and their debut release Live in Tokyo, available from Yellowbird. Originally broadcast on Afternoon New Music on July 25th, 2016. Part 2 of 3.
Interview with Marc Ribot regarding his group The Young Philadelphians and their debut release Live in Tokyo, available from Yellowbird. Originally broadcast on Afternoon New Music on July 25th, 2016. Part 1 of 3.
Musician Anais Mitchell and actor Nabiyah Be talk about the New York Theater Workshop production of "Hadestown," a musical Mitchell wrote based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Nabiyah Be stars as Eurydice in the play, which is running at the NYTW until July 31, 2016.
The following is a live reading with Naomi Extra and Claire Schwartz with Alexandra Watson as a co-host. Alexandra Watson is Apogee's Executive Editor. She's been working with Apogee since Issue 01 launched, in 2012. She teaches writing at Columbia and Baruch College.
Episode 18 Chai of The Monkey Cage live from the Palm Restaurant NYC with literal and figurative political voices: BeeWizz mourns BWorrell proscribing the platform plank absent from the D & C ‘n’ TPP embearyassin’ fast trackin backing frackin prayin’ for unconfused Canova sharkin, Brexit via actual investigative journalist Robert Hennelly’s political resistance elucidates physics and contagion from the basement of NYC’s City Hall, Cynthia’s casa seconda Italiana currency destabilization report, Marvin Gaye Hollers, Greek debt austerity, refugee displacement eats diverse and local,
The following is a recording of a live reading and interview with Dennis Norris II and Robert Balun. Dennis is a graduate of Haverford College and holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Sarah Lawrence College. His fiction appears in Bound Off: An Online Literary Audio Magazine and Madcap Review. He has won awards and fellowships for his short fiction from the Hurston/Wright Foundation, the NYS Summer Writers Institute, VONA, and the Vermont Studio Center, and in 2015 was named a Kimbilio Fiction Fellow.
Gregory Moss is a playwright and educator. His play “Indian Summer” explores summer romance at a beach town in Rhode Island. WKCR programmer Kally Patz talks with Mr. Moss about Rhode Island’s eccentric locals, his fascination with Shakespeare, and the role of time in his play.
live from The Peace Cafe (vegan) on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with self-obsessed Scrabble frustrations, fluffy quinoa, the drifting Anna Ziss-Patton On Broadway, Les Miz, Hamilton, 1776, Stanford and Harvard collude at Columbia, Cynthia's aroma, Jacob eats just dessert before his entree, the Reverend Marc Time counts on CA counting the uncounted, Kraftwerk's Numbers, birthday boy David Lynch's ballyhoos the right wing closet, Reginald in Harlem crushes on Wayne LaPierre's shooting position, Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys Machine Gun, FBI's facial recognition software, Eddie
Episode 16 of The Monkey Cage live from Roberto's II with John Coltrane, BWiz on Orlando, Full Mental Jacket, Manuel the waiter, Jacob's man bun training, Gary Horn on global/self transformation, Gnawa kindness, spinach with white beans, the nature of communication and judgment, New Mexican Brenda Barista serves the Love prescription, profits before people, Susan from NJ remembers the fear of southern segregation and how tolerating LGBT means underlying hatred, Cynthia remembers her High School of Performing Arts lunchtime dance-a-thons, the Reverend Marc Time smells that smell, the D
Monkey Cage Episode 15 live from NYC's Central Park's Summerstage VIP bar section: BeeWizz on Muhammed Ali's legacy of courage, Simon and Garfunkel's Sound of Silence, Fearless Uncle Freddie endorses Bernie from Cousin Tom's El Cerrito drum circle, Lynn Roth punts on idealism from inside the Hollywood bubble, The Who's Underture, the Reverend Marc Time fears an end to his Bernie obsession, Animotion, Michelle from CA brings realpolitik to the busted souls of Bernie feelers, No Time Left for the Guess Who, Betsy cousin Susan Milrod Cries Mingus Blues for Allard Lowenstein, the Supreme
American violinist, Eric Segnitz of the Kepler Quartet joins Bill Dougherty in a discussion about the quartet's recent release of Ben Johnston's string quartets no. 6, 7, and 8 - the third and final CD of their 10-quartet, 14-year in the making Ben Johnston string quartet cycle, now available at New World Records.
Episode 13 The Monkey Cage broadcast live from Carmine's on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, NYC including Eddie Barbieri watching our back, Frank Cipolla on Hillary's disconnect, the Reverend Marc Time hungover at Willie Nelson's party, The Return of Aiens for Cruz, the Old Philosopher never gives up the ship, Anna Ziss Patton fighting deadhead, the Alpine boat basin political spectrum, Ashy Ashley, confused teenage altruist, Gary Horn on our dinner's suffering, Sherman Boim on the failings of Obamacare, a heartfelt plea from Susan in New Jersey, with Betty Harris, Howlin' Wolf, t