Fishko Files from WNYC
By WNYC, New York Public Radio
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From WNYC, New York Public Radio, join WNYC's cultural attaché Sara Fishko for her personal radio essays on music, art, culture and media.
||Andy Warhol||Even now, more than 25 years after his death, Andy Warhol’s image is rarely out of the public eye. And as WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, that was the artist’s lifelong dream. Here is the next Fishko Files... (Produced in 2010) WNYC Productio||3/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ida Lupino||When this piece was produced in 2010, the U.S. Open tennis tournament was overlapping with a festival of films by actress-director Ida Lupino. As a result, WNYC’s Sara Fishko couldn’t stop thinking about a certain Ida Lupino film...in this edition of||2/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Symphonies that Swing||Since jazz began, composers have had the impulse to “jazz up” the more traditional symphony orchestra. Has it been a happy partnership between the two styles? Here is the next Fishko Files… (Produced in 2010) WNYC Production Credits.||2/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Defenders||WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back more than 50 years at an expertly written television series called The Defenders. Here is the next Fishko Files... (Produced in 2010) WNYC Production Credits... Executive Producer: Sara Fishko Mix Engineer: Wayne||2/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Post-War Painters||From fistfights in bars…to inspiration in cold water flats…the post WWII art scene in New York is legendary. In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko hears tales from postwar painters who were in downtown Manhattan just as Abstract Expre||2/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Trouble in Tahiti||In this Fishko Files WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers Leonard Bernstein’s atypical opera, Trouble in Tahiti. (Produced in 2010)||1/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mario Lanza||As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, Italian tenor Mario Lanza’s short career hit notes both very high – and very low. Here is the next Fishko Files… WNYC Production Credits Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister||1/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Zhivago Translation||The art of translation has a lot to do with give and take --between two languages, and in this case, two translators. Here is the next Fishko Files... WNYC Production Credits Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Associate Producer: Laura Mayer||1/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Montgomery Clift||WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks at Montgomery Clift’s short and complicated life in this edition of Fishko Files… WNYC Production Credits... Executive Producer: Sara Fishko Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Man||1/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jazz Masters||Each year the National Endowment for the Arts awards distinguished jazz musicians with the Jazz Master Award. In this archival edition of Fishko Files (from 2011), WNYC's Sara Fishko listens in on some chat among masters...||12/31/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Cab Calloway||This notable date, December 25th, is also the birthday of the exuberant entertainer Cab Calloway of Hi-De-Ho fame. WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers his vibrant legacy in this archival edition of Fishko Files. WNYC Production Credits... Associ||12/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Edith Head||Movie legend Edith Head was, for decades, Hollywood’s most visible costume designer-- with nearly 1000 films to her credit as well as more Oscars than any other female. WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks at the career of this tiny woman with the big legacy. (P||12/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||James M. Cain||A series starting tomorrow at Film Forum will show movies based on the work of four pulp novelists. One of the four is James M. Cain, and WNYC's Sara Fishko considers Cain's sound and style---in this Fishko Files. The Film Forum series "Chandler, Hamme||12/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Man with a Movie Camera||Many Russian films of the silent and early sound era have been classics of film history. But the films of Dziga Vertov have dropped in and out of public awareness. WNYC's Sara Fishko has this archival edition of Fishko Files... WNYC Production Cred||11/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
One of the best arts reporters in ANY medium
Luckily, her medium is radio, which makes the podcast so much more enjoyable than if she worked with acrylics. (little arts joke there) But if Sara Fishko were on NPR nationwide people might soon forget the name Susan Stanberg. Though who doesn't like Susan Stanberg? The radio dial's big enough for Sara and Susan, and if its not maybe Dr. Laura needs to step down. Give Fishko a try, you'll be glad you did.
I am excited to find these podcasts available so I can catch up on missed episodes. Invariably fascinating, informative and well thought out. Always leave me wanting more.
One Of The Best!
Consistently interesting and informative.