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This edition: July 2013

Episode Details

Original tape date: July 12, 2013.

First aired: July 12, 2013.

In this episode:

• Host Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson tells us about a unique program offering arts education to some of the city’s high school students.

• Pat Collins looks at some of the fabulous ladies on Broadway;

• Carol Anne Riddell visits MIST Harlem…a new cultural center in Harlem offering everything from movies to music;

• We follow harpist Emily Hopkins as she travels around the city, and underground, entertaining people;

• We take a special look at Red Hook Brooklyn’s lively arts scene;

• Summer in the city is enhanced with music…on a barge sitting right in the water in Brooklyn and we’ll take you there;

• Plus some of the best summer reads for the beach or pool.

• And a visit to the High Line

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Women on Broadway -
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Red Hook, Brooklyn

Guest List

Susan Benedetto Co-Founder , Exploring the Arts

Martha Bowers Executive Director, Dance Theatre Etcetera

Alex Crowley Assistant Editor, Reviews, Publisher's Weekly

Fia Davis Principal, Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts

Judith Eloise Hooper Gallery Manager, BWAC

Emily Hopkins Student, Hunter College

Yulanda Knights Dance Teacher, Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts

Michelle Materre Strategic Programmer for Independent Films, MIST Harlem

Mark Peskanov President, Executive & Artistic Director, Bargemusic

David Sharps President, Waterfront Museum

Destiny Snipes Junior, Vocal Major, Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts

Web Extras

MIST Harlem

Beyond providing entertainment, MIST is known for being a fair trade social venture.


Mark Peskanov, president of Bargemusic recalls when he first met founder Olga Bloom.

BWAC and their Artists

Judith Eloise Hooper, Gallery Manager for BWAC, talks about the role of emerging artists.

Dance on the Greenway

Martha Bowers, of Dance Etcetera, talks about the "Dance on the Greenway" event.