Fred Hersch Trio
Wednesday, September 12
Better than: Whatever "the same ol', same ol'" means to you.
I wish some neuroscientist (perhaps edgy violinist-turned-Columbia University neurobiologist Dave Soldier?) would conduct a study on the musical transformation of pianist Fred Her ... More >>
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video ArchiveTwitter was abuzz last night about Diane Keaton's appearance on the Colbert Report, with people wondering if the Annie Hall and Godfather star was drunk, high, or just plain nuts. Watching it, we wond ... More >>
Last night at the Greene Space, Leonard Lopate took a break from hosting his eponymous radio show on WNYC to grill some of New York's biggest locavore icons on the growing popularity of vegetables in restaurant kitchens. If you hadn't noticed, vegetables are hot now as the city recovers from collect ... More >>
WNYCLopate loves locavores.'Tis the silly season for food festivals, and for the second year in a row, WNYC host Leonard Lopate is getting in on the act with Lopate & Locavores, a three-day event that will explore zeitgeisty issues relating to today's food movement.
Oh, Monsanto!"To me, using GMO crops is like making love to a toxic blow-up doll every night."
--Fourth-generation farmer Eric Herm, explaining to Leonard Lopate earlier today why he has no plans to use genetically modified crops on his Texas farm.
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WQXRLeonard Lopate: radio host, thoughtful locavore.The latest to come down the fall food festival wire is this: WNYC's Leonard Lopate will host the three-day Lopate and Locavores festival from Nov. 7 through Nov. 9. The event, held in the Greene Space, will feature panels on plant diversity, ... More >>
Leonard Lopate invites you to bask in the heat of culinary competition.Matt Timms and the Food Experiment guys aren't the only ones with makeshift cooking competitions on the brain: on June 15, WNYC's Leonard Lopate will host the Great Lopate Hot Plate Cook-Off, in which Jacques Pepin and Mic ... More >>
"So, I told him, that kumquat souffle may fly in Oakland, but it's not coming anywhere near my compost heap, boy-o."Given how much she's been in the news lately for things having little to nothing to do with the actual preparation of food, it's not entirely surprising that plenty of folks hav ... More >>
The New York film world was all a twitter yesterday, when an anonymous e-mail went out announcing that New York Press critic Armond White had been disinvited from a critics screening for Greenberg, the new film by one of his least favorite directors, Noah Baumbach. "John Doe"'s e-mail, quoted ... More >>
Colicchio and friend.
Earlier this afternoon, Tom Colicchio and Dorothy Cann Hamilton, the founder and CEO of the French Culinary Institute, went on the Leonard Lopate show to talk about Hamilton's new book, Love What You Do, for which Colicchio wrote the forward. Over the course of conversat ... More >>
eflon/flickrSwiss chard, or Pandora's box?David Chang appeared on Leonard Lopate earlier this afternoon to plug his new cookbook, which hit bookshelves last week. In between talking about recipes (all of the ingredients in the book, Chang said, could be found in Chinatown), plugging the Brook ... More >>
the National Weather Service is promising 82 degrees and disappearing clouds--Broadway on Broadway - the casts from 20 Broadway shows will be performing live on Broadway between 43d and 47th, starting at 11:30. Michael McKean (Spinal Tap, an upcoming play) is hosting.--Brooklyn Book Festival ... More >>
It's not news, but you've got to hand it to WNYC for its use of baked goods to put a creative spin on pledge drives: The "Bake Sale Disaster" video playing on its website shows the station's hosts trying and failing miserably to make a batch of cupcakes. On the Media's Brooke Gladstone ashes her ci ... More >>