Peter Coleman interviews José Pascal da Rocha, a professor of conflict resolution at Columbia. Pascal spent the 90s and early 2000s going on peacekeeping missions and serving as a mediator and advisor everywhere from Afghanistan to Somalia. Pascal discusses his experiences in the field and explains how paper-based role-playing games have helped him solve huge and seemingly intractible real-world problems.
Arts and Answers producer Danielle Fox sat down with Jenny Lee, producer and editor of the independent film "The Skeleton Twins". The film stars Kristin Wig and Bill Hader as estranged twins Maggie and Milo, who are reunited after cheating death on the same day. Lee discusses the film, her editing process, and her transition from editing comic books to editing feature film. The Skeleton Twins is currently playing at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football's loss at Harvard and chance to win vs. Cornell and a preview of Columbia men's basketball's first two games with help from John Templon. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Noah Turett, Nicholai Roman, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.
An exclusive interview with mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina. For over twenty-five years, Ms. Borodina has given near definitive interpretations of roles by Saint-Saens, Berlioz, and Mussorgsky on every major stage from Tokyo to San Francisco. In this interview, Ms. Borodina discusses her current role of Amneris, technique, and what motivates her to keep singing.This interview was conducted at Ms. Borodina's home on November 1, 2014. Nina Manoukian served as Ms. Borodina's translator.
Discussion on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's injury, and audio from Columbia Men's Basketball Media Day. Also an NBA Preview and a look at Game 7 of the World Series. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Charlie Wojcik, Noah Turett, Max Rettig, Nicholai Roman and Dan Radov.
Discussion focused on Columbia men's basketball following recent departures, including audio from Kyle Smith on the Ivy League Preseason Conference Call; and on Columbia Football as it heads into Homecoming, including audio from Pete Mangurian. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Kristyn Brundidge, Noah Turett, Yale Reisman, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, and Charlie Wojcik.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football and the departure of its starting quarterback. Includes interviews with coach Pete Mangurian and with Daily Pennsylvanian Senior Sports Editor Steven Tydings; a CU Football-focused quiz and some pro sports talk. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, and Max Rettig.
A WKCR-exclusive interview with the young soprano Amanda Majeski. Having just made her debut as Countess Almaviva in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Le Nozze di Figaro, the 29-year-old American singer discusses singing the Met's Opening Night, as well as a career as a young artist in Chicago and Europe. Stepan Atamian conducted this interview on September 30 at WKCR.
Discussion on Columbia Football's Ivy League Opener, MLB Playoffs, and other pro sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Nicholai Roman, Charlie Wojcik, Max Rettig and Dante Guarneri.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football's Liberty Cup loss and Derek Jeter as he ends his career. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Yale Reisman, Charlie Wojcik, and Nicholai Roman.
2014 Columbia Football Preview Show, including audio from some of the players, an interview with a Fordham broadcaster to preview the Liberty Cup, and discussion on the state of the football program. Brief pro sports talk and debut of our picks segment as well. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Max Rettig, Yale Reisman, Kristyn Brundidge, and Dante Guarneri.
Recap of the first weekend of the school year for Columbia Athletics, discussion on the meaning of M. Dianne Murphy stepping down at year's end, clip of an interview with Ivy Pitcher of the Year David Speer and a discussion on the Ray Rice situation. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Adam Jaffe, Charlie Wojcik, Jake Ethé and Max Rettig.
Late City Edition producer Sarah Kerson interviews Kenan Juska, collage artist and one half of the DJ collective Chances with Wolves. He spent three years collecting trash and cast off items on the street and compiling them into collages, which are on display until Sept 7 at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn.