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Laura Garcia Lorca, Christopher Maurer, Andres Soria Olmedo (Re: Lorca in New York), hosted by Mahima Chablani


35:28 minutes (32.48 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 2 May 2013

A three-person interview in honor of Lorca in New York: A Celebration, the largest-ever festival celebrating Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca. Laura García Lorca, the niece of Lorca, tells the fascinating story of Lorca’s arrival to NYC, where he stayed from 1929 – 1930 and enrolled at Columbia University. As scholars of Lorca, Christopher Maurer and Andrés Soria Omledo share insight on the poet’s influence on English and Spanish literature and read letters and poems from “Poet in New York.” A list of festival events can be found at lorcanyc.com. Hosted by Mahima Chablani.

Thomas Francine (Re: The Greater Good), hosted by Emily Fenster


29:18 minutes (26.83 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 9 May 2013

Emily Fenster speaks with Thomas Francine about his film, "The Greater Good: A Hitchhike Perspective." Francine has hitchhiked more than 26,000 miles throughout the United States and around the world. He interviewed countless strangers and fellow hitchhikers to discuss the rewards of hitchhiking as well as the stigmas surrounding it. The film focuses on the unexpected acts of kindness and the "greater good" that Francine experienced during his travels.

Emilie McDonald (Re: Crossing the River), hosted by Jackson Arn


24:29 minutes (22.42 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 30 Apr 2013

Filmmaker Emilie McDonald joins Jackson Arn to discuss her latest short film, "Crossing the River," which explores present-day racism in the South. The film was shot on location in rural South Carolina. For more information about the film, check out http://crossingtheriverfilm.wordpress.com/tag/films-by-emilie-mcdonald/

Adam Leon (Re: Gimme the Loot), Hosted by Zoe Flood Tardino


38:33 minutes (35.29 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 18 Apr 2013

Filmmaker Adam Leon joins Zoë Flood Tardino to discuss his first feature film, "Gimme the Loot." The film follows Malcolm and Sofia, two teenage graffiti-writers from the Bronx, on their quest to find $500 so that they can tag the Mets' home run apple. They commit petty crimes and travel through rough sections of New York, but ultimately explore the joys of youth and friendship. For more information, visit http://gimmethelootmovie.com/

Interview - Part 2


11:56 minutes (16.39 MB)

Phone interview with the Persian Clasical vocalist Bahar Movahed, right before her debut concert in New York. Recorded on April 10th, 2013. Hosted by Ahmet Ali Arslan.

Interview - Part 1


5:05 minutes (6.97 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 19 Apr 2013

Phone interview with the Persian Clasical vocalist Bahar Movahed, right before her debut concert in New York. Recorded on April 10th, 2013. Hosted by Ahmet Ali Arslan.

Punderdome Interview


43:13 minutes (49.47 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 31 Mar 2013

The dynamic father-daughter duo Fred and Jo Firestone join Frances Mayo to discuss the Punderdome 3000, a wordplay tournament that is the talk (or pun) of the town. At the Punderdome, people change their identities. They eat entire cakes in 90 seconds. There are matching Hawaiian shirts, Human Clap-o-Meters, Rodney Dangerfield impersonations, and PayDay candy bars flying through the room. The interview is interspersed with live recordings from the Punderdome. The Punderdome is hosted monthly at Littlefield in Brooklyn. For more information, please visit www.punderdome.com

SWS Interview March 2013 (Workers / Erica Getto) - Part 2


11:11 minutes (12.8 MB)

As part of our ongoing Student-Worker Solidarity series, we interviewed two Faculty House workers to discuss what’s at stake in their contract negotiations and how they have been working with students to finally advocate for themselves after over 20 years of employment at Columbia. (Part 2)

SWS Interview March 2013 (Workers / Erica) - Part 1


15:00 minutes (17.17 MB)

As part of our ongoing Student-Worker Solidarity series, we interviewed two Faculty House workers to discuss what’s at stake in their contract negotiations and how they have been working with students to finally advocate for themselves after over 20 years of employment at Columbia. (Part 1)

SWS Interview March 2013 (Organizers / Erica) - Part 2


8:05 minutes (9.25 MB)

This show kicked off our coverage of on-campus group Student-Worker Solidarity’s advocating for Columbia University Faculty House workers. We brought two of the group’s student organizers – Jane and George – to the studios to discuss the group’s previous work in the community, its current role in the Faculty House workers’ contract negotiations, and whether their work marks the return of Columbia’s historic student activism. (Part 2)

SWS Interview March 2013 (Organizers / Erica) - Part 1


15:00 minutes (17.17 MB)

This show kicked off our coverage of on-campus group Student-Worker Solidarity’s advocating for Columbia University Faculty House workers. We brought two of the group’s student organizers – Jane and George – to the studios to discuss the group’s previous work in the community, its current role in the Faculty House workers’ contract negotiations, and whether their work marks the return of Columbia’s historic student activism. (Part 1)

Christine Webb, Reconciliation Behavior


29:29 minutes (33.74 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 19 Feb 2013

In this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Professor Coleman (Director of Columbia University’s Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity) was joined in the studios by Christine Webb, a doctoral student in Psychology here at Columbia University. The pair discussed Webb’s work in South Africa studying reconciliation behavior in both humans and chimpanzees.

Fair Observer


31:12 minutes (35.71 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 21 Feb 2013

Late City Edition Producer Erica Getto sat down with Atul Singh, founder of up-and-coming news analysis website Fair Observer to discuss his personal and professional journey, his goals in launching Fair Observer, and shifting media models.

This is a test.


2:34 minutes (12.97 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 29 Mar 2013

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Triple Canopy: Sam Frank, Lucy Ives and Dan Visel


38:12 minutes (43.72 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 3 Mar 2013

An interview with Sam Frank, Lucy Ives and Dan Visel about Triple Canopy, their annual marathon reading of "The Making of Americans," and Conceptualism.

Justine Blau (Re: Scattered), Hosted by Mahima Chablani


23:47 minutes (21.78 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 11 Mar 2013

Justine Blau joins us to discuss her new memoir "Scattered." The memoir follows Blau during her childhood and preteen years, as she weaves through apartments and hotels in Manhattan with her chronically homeless family and bipolar mother. From sleeping in a movie theater to stealing a fur coat, the moments in this memoir are both colorful and deeply tragic.

Justine Blau, Hosted by Mahima Chablani


23:47 minutes (22.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 11 Mar 2013

Justine Blau joins us to discuss her new memoir "Scattered." The memoir follows Blau during her childhood and preteen years, as she weaves through apartments and hotels in Manhattan with her chronically homeless family and bipolar mother. From sleeping in a movie theater to stealing a fur coat, the moments in this memoir are both colorful and deeply tragic.

Robin Hessman re: My Perestroika


29:14 minutes (33.46 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 20 Mar 2011

Director Robin Hessman joins us to discuss the background and creation of her documentary "My Perestroika."

Anton Perich


28:53 minutes (33.05 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 23 Jul 2011

Anton Perich, an artist (painting, filmmaking, photography), friend of Andy Warhol's and inventor of the predecessor to the inkjet printer stops by to talk about his past and his new work.

Greg Masters (re: Public Access Poetry)


24:45 minutes (28.32 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 16 Jul 2011

Greg Masters comes in to discuss the program "Public Access Poetry," which ran on public television in New York City and allowed downtown scene poets a place to read their work.

Julia Loktev re: The Loneliest Planet


26:04 minutes (29.83 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 2 Nov 2012

Julia Loktev discusses her film "The Loneliest Planet" and its exploration of modern masculinity.

David Meltzer Reading


13:19 minutes (15.25 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 15 Aug 2011

A continuation of the interview with David Meltzer. Here he reads a selection from his book "When I Was A Poet."

David Meltzer


27:56 minutes (31.96 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 16 Aug 2011

A conversation with poet David Meltzer about his past, his association with various poetic 'movements' and his relationship to the Beat Generation.

Thomas Beard re: The Unfinished Film


29:06 minutes (33.3 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Jun 2011

Thomas Beard, of Light Industry, joins us to talk about his show at The Gladstone Gallery, "The Unfinished Film." The exhibition focused on the footage and artifacts left over from unfinished movies. We discuss how to approach an incomplete film and how to look at unfinished art.

Stop & Frisk


23:59 minutes (27.46 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 9 Aug 2012

An interview with Joseph "Jazz" Hayden, a community organizer in Harlem who says his weapon charges were bogus and in retaliation for his coverage of NYPD's Stop and Frisk program. The weapon charges have since been reduced.

Carolee Schneemann


26:35 minutes (30.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 13 Dec 2011

A phone interview with artist Carolee Schneemann on the occasion of her reading at the Poetry Project. The reading including selections of her past correspondence with friends and colleagues and the discussion ranges from her conception of political art to a general view of her artistic practice.

Interview Part 2


34:31 minutes (47.4 MB)

Turkish classical vocalist Ahmet Erdoğdular interviewed by host Ahmet Ali Arslan. Aired on Middle Eastern Influences on October 5th, 2012.

Interview Part 1


30:17 minutes (41.59 MB)

Turkish classical vocalist Ahmet Erdoğdular interviewed by host Ahmet Ali Arslan. Aired on Middle Eastern Influences on October 5th, 2012.

Interview Part 2


38:35 minutes (52.99 MB)

Bassam Saba, the musical director of New York Arabic Orchestra, is interviewed by host Xin Guan. Aired at Middle Eastern Influences Oct 12, 2012.

Interview Part 1


31:02 minutes (42.62 MB)

Bassam Saba, the musical director of New York Arabic Orchestra, is interviewed by host Xin Guan. Aired at Middle Eastern Influences Oct 12, 2012.

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