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
FEN (Far East Network) performing live in-studio at WKCR. Featuring Otomo Yoshihide on guitar, Ryu Hankil on electronics, Yan Jun on electronics, and Yuen Chee Wai on guitar and electronics. Originally broadcast on Afternoon New Music on May 11th, 2016.
Episode 11 of The Monkey Cage live from the food court at Costco with Robert Mitchum, Dr Larry Mudhead, sergiomessina.com, Dr Robert, Dudie K, slut shaming, Count Basie in Hoss's Flat, Jane Brill's godfather Sonny Payne, Frank Cipolla on Big Oil, Millie Glocken's Ostrich Effect, Steely Dan, aspiring Bodhisatva Gary Horn, Trump 'n' Rudy, Sherman Boim from Brooklyn, Ornette Coleman's jazz freedom, treasonous diff
American soprano Ailyn Pérez has quickly established herself as one of the most promising lyric sopranos of our time. In 2012, Pérez became the first Hispanic recipient of the Richard Tucker Award, and she has just been announced as the 2016 Beverly Sills Award recipient. Although Pérez has already become a regular guest of almost every major opera company, last season was her first at The Metropolitan Opera, where she received rave reviews as Micaela in Bizet's Carmen.
Episode 10 of The Monkey Cage live from Katz's Delicatessen on Loisaida, NY: Frank on Fiorina, Alan from Akron, Sergio from Amsterdam, Mad from the Underground, Ary from Tel Aviv, Erdogan from Hamburg, Djem Turer from the knubblewurst line, Annelise Payton from San Francisco, 6.5 year old Lally from the Upper East Side, Howlin' Wolf from the South Side of Chicago, Herbie Hancock from Brooklyn, matzoh ball soup from hunger, and Jim Morrison from the great beyond!
The Monkey Cage Episode 9 featuring NY election fraud "investigation", aliens for Cruz, Soffry Soffry Catch Monkey, "Just Stop It" Hillary Bullaries, Anna Ziss-Patton, Haitian Fight Song, 126,000 Brooklynites can't be rong, RI closes 60% of the state's polling places, Taylor for Bernie in CT, Lally and The Ideals for LBTG, Talking Donge Heads in Jim Thorpe, PA, Frank stars in the movie of Prince's life, Fela's Army Arrangement, and the oligarchic tyranny of prior restraint in The Big Lebowski.