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This edition: CUNY Arts

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 2, 2015.

First aired: August 23, 2015.

On this month’s episode of the Emmy-nominated Study With the Best, we’ll look at a cross section of artists across the CUNY world. Vicky Shick, who has worked with the Trisha Brown Company among others in her 30-year career, teaches contemporary dance at Hunter College. Also from Hunter College, associate professor Carrie Moyer, a recent recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, walks us through her methods. Regret the Hour is an indie rock band consisting of current students of Hunter College. Rikki Asher of Queens College teaches how to use meditation to create art. Meena Alexander is a distinguished professor at the Graduate Center and a poet with many books to her credit.

Guest List

Dr. Meena Alexander Distinguished Professor, Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center

Rikki Asher Director of Arts Education, Queens College/CUNY

Tim Emmerick Hunter College/CUNY

Anders Fleming Drums, Regret The Hour; Hunter College/CUNY

Marilyn Maywald Yahel Dancer

Ben McCarthy Lead Guitar/Vocals, Regret the Hour; Hunter College ‘16

Nate McCarthy Lead Vocals/Guitar, Regret the Hour; Hunter College/CUNY

Carrie Moyer Painter, Hunter College/CUNY

Omagbitse Omagbemi Dancer

Vicky Shick Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College Dance Program