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This edition: April 2016

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 1, 2016.

First aired: April 8, 2016.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts this month’s Arts in the City. Andrew Falzon meets with jazz pianist musician Bryan Wells who has written top hits for Stevie Wonder.

Barry Mitchell visits a class of young musical theater hopefuls at Broadway Dance Center to talk with Brian Siebert, the author of the new book “What the Eye Hears – A History of Tap Dance”.

Pat Collins interviews the talented cast of "School of Rock" – one of the hottest hits of this Broadway season.

Carol Anne Riddell reports on a new generation of greeting cards that get real from empathy and love to awkward dating.

Tinabeth Pina cuddles up with some furry purry animals at a special photo shoot to promote cat adoption.

Ever wonder how artisanal cheese is made? Ari Goldberg learns about the secrets from Murray’s Cheese, the oldest cheese shop in New York.

In Hidden Gems of New York, Donna Hanover takes us into the delectable and beautiful world of handmade candy at Papabubble.

For more information:
What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing:
Broadway Dance Center:
School of Rock:
Emily McDowell Studio:
Murray’s Cheese:
Papabubble New York:

Guest List

Ryen Blaschke Stylist

Alex Brightman Actor, “School of Rock”

Nicholas Caycedo Dancer

April Cook Instructor, Broadway Dance Center

Evie Dolan Actor, “School of Rock”

Shaina Fishman Photographer

Felicia Giunta Dancer

Lisa Griffin Associate Director, Murray’s Cheese

JoAnn M. Hunter Choreographer, “School of Rock”

Peter Jenkelunas Cave Manager, Murray's Cheese

Lisa Klein Owner/Chief candy maker, Papabubble

Andrew Lloyd Webber Composer, “School of Rock”

Emily McDowell CEO/Creative Director, Emily McDowell Studio

Dante Melucci Actor, “School of Rock”

Luca Padovan Actor, “School of Rock”

Brian Seibert Tap Historian, Author, “What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing”

Amy Southers Dancer

Bryan Wells Jazz Pianist