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This edition: September 2015

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 1, 2015.

First aired: September 11, 2015.

Pat Collins hosts the Season 3 premiere of Arts in the City from The High Line.

Segments include Donna Hanover’s visit to The New York Botanical Garden’s exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life; Pat Collins’ interview with Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who transforms into Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch; Tinabeth Piña’s conversation with the two stars of Broadway musical Something Rotten!; Minnie Roh’s interview with author Jackie Collins about her latest novel, The Santangelos; Carol Anne Riddell’s story on Harlem R.B.I., where baseball is being used to change lives; and a new monthly segment called Hidden Gems of New York, which showcases little-known places in NYC.

For More Information:
The High Line -
The New York Botanical Garden -
Marisa Vitali -
Caroll Spinney -
Something Rotten! -
Jackie Collins -
Harlem R.B.I. -
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum -

Guest List

Matt Berdoff Team Coach, Harlem RBI

Christian Borle Actor, “Something Rotten!”

Jackie Collins Author

Karen Daubmann Associate VP of Exhibitions and Public Engagement, New York Botanical Garden

Jason DuPret Baseball Dad

Jillian Green Assistant Director of Team Enrichment, Harlem RBI

Brian d'Arcy James Actor, “Something Rotten!”

Caroll Spinney Author, Artist, Puppeteer “Big Bird” & “Oscar the Grouch”, Sesame Street, “The Wisdom of Big Bird”