Topic: WNYC

Comedy in a Post-9/11 World: What Did It Take to Get New York Laughing Again?

Comedy in a Post-9/11 World: What Did It Take to Get New York Laughing Again?

After 9/11, there was a prevailing sentiment that nothing was funny. Humor seemed meaningless: Many comedians thought, “Why am I telling jokes about x, y, and z when THIS just happened.” And many were of the opinion that this was the way it was going to be from then on– that humor has lost its place in our world, that we needed it less because 9/11 made us a “more serious people.” But some heard that, and they said “No.” And you know what?

They were right. More »

WNYC’s Greene Space

WNYC's Greene Space

New York’s favorite public radio station WNYC is opening an amazing new street level performance space, The Greene Space, in Hudson Square. To celebrate, they’re having a 10-day festival that kicks off on April 28. Special guests include Lou Reed, … More »

Wordless Music Series

Wordless Music Series

If you’re unaware of the Wordless Music Series, than you are missing out. The series pairs rock and electronic musicians with more traditional classical and chamber music performers, demonstrating “that the various boundaries and genre distinctions segregating music today…are an … More »