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This edition: February 2016

Episode Details

First aired: February 12, 2016.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts this month’s Arts in the City from Downtown Brooklyn’s New York Transit Museum, which is also this month’s Hidden Gem of New York.

Donna Hanover speaks with Louise Mirrer, the New-York Historical Society’s President and CEO, about their upcoming expansion and the new Center for the Study of Women’s History.

Andrew Falzon explores The Discovery of King Tut, a new exhibition Manhattan that recreates the tomb of the fabled Egyptian King.

Nueva York’s story on Noche Flamenca, a flamenco group that tours all around the globe.

Pat Collins interviews David Hyde Pierce about The Actors Fund, an organization dedicated to supporting entertainment industry professionals with affordable housing and elder care.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson goes to the Brooklyn Museum to learn about their exhibition, Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, which runs through March 13th.

Kyung Yoon interviews Richard Tsao, a contemporary artist whose fashion line appears at the New York Metropolitan Opera and the Asia Society museum store.

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Guest List

Soledad Barrio “Bailaora”, Noche Flamenca

Joseph Benincasa President & CEO, The Actors Fund

Connie Choi Assistant Curator of American Art, Brooklyn Museum

Barbara Davis Chief Operating Officer, The Actors Fund

Mark Lach Creative Director, Premier Exhibitions

Dr. Louise Mirrer President and CEO, New-York Historical Society

David Hyde Pierce Actor

Martín Santangelo Director Artisitico - Productor, Noche Flamenca

David Silverman, Ph.D. Professor/Curator, University of Pennsylvania

Richard Tsao Artist & Designer