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This edition: April 2015

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 1, 2015.

First aired: April 10, 2015.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts this month's episode of Arts in the City from The New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show.

Segments include Paul Lin’s story on One World Symphony’s animated conductor, Sung Jin Hong, and how he’s bringing classical music to a new audience; Nueva York’s profile of Audry Funk, a Mexican-born hip hop artist; Carol Anne’s interview with the author of a new book about The Sound of Music, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; Tinabeth Pina’s story about Bulletproof Stockings, a female Chasidic Jewish rock band based in Crown Heights; and Pat Collins’ interview with the cast of the Broadway revival, The Heidi Chronicles.

For more information:
New York Botanical Garden -
One World Symphony -
Audry Funk -
The Sound of Music -
Bulletproof Stockings -
The Heidi Chronicles -

Guest List

Jason Biggs Actor, “The Heidi Chronicles”

Leighton Bryan “The Heidi Chronicles”

Theodore Chapin President & Executive Director, Rodgers and Hammerstein: an Imagem Company

Tracee Chimo Actor, “The Heidi Chronicles”

Audry Funk Rapper

Dina Gieichinsky Concert Attendee

Marc Hachadourian Manager of the Nolen Greenhouses for Living Collections and Curator, The New York Botanical Garden

Sung Jin Hong Founder and Conductor, One World Symphony

Alex Lacamoire Broadway Music Director

Terry Levy Concert Attendee

Adrienne Metzinger Managing Director, One World Symphony

Elisabeth Moss Actor, “The Heidi Chronicles”

Bryce Pinkham Actor, “The Heidi Chronicles”

Jeffrey Richards Producer, “The Heidi Chronicles”

Deborah Rush Actress

Tom Santopietro Author, The Sound of Music Story

Faith Sheiber-Elkbi Concert Attendee

Dalia Shusterman Vocals & Drums, Bulletproof Stockings

Perl Wolfe Lead Vocals & Piano, Bulletproof Stockings