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This edition: August 2016

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 1, 2016.

First aired: August 12, 2016.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts August "Arts in the City" at the vibrant Bryant Park in midtown.

Ernabel Demillo reports upon “Cool Culture”, a group working hard to bring diversity to museums throughout the city for visitors and workers alike.

Pat Collins sat down with the multi-talented actor Brian Stokes Mitchell about a very special Tony Award he recently received.

Irka Mateo is a top Latin/World Music singer-songwriter, now living in NYC. Her story comes from our sister show Nueva York.

Still trying to figure out what to read on your summer vacation? We've got some recommendations from the folks at the Strand Book Store.

Barry Mitchell scouts the talent at this year’s MTA “Music Under New York” auditions.

Tinabeth Piña goes underground to investigate "Date While You Wait" and finds many connections are being made.

Want to see how the affluent lived in the 19th Century? This month's Hidden Gem features the Ballantine House, home to the beer magnate, John Ballantine and his family.

Guest List

Candice Anderson Executive Director, Cool Culture

Dwayne Beach Band Member, The F Tones

Jason Chaskin Commuter

Ulysses Dietz Decorative Arts Curator, Newark Museum

Lisa Fairey Jazz Cello and Vocals

Leigh Hall Commuter

Amy Hausmann Deputy Director, MTA - Arts for Transit & Urban Design

Thomas Knox Creator, Date While You Wait

Natalia Leal Family Leader, Cool Culture

Andrea Louie Executive Director, Asian American Arts Alliance

Samantha Marguiles Opera Singer ‘Samantha Echo’, MTA Music Under New York

Irka Mateo Singer-Songwriter

Brian Stokes Mitchell Chairman of the Board, The Actors Fund

Clare Na Musician, Blooming Flute Ensemble

Ana Noriega Arts Consultant

Rita Prats Rodriguez Director, East Harlem Council Bilingual Head Start

Katherine Slingluff Band Member, Paper Anniversary

Andy Stuckey Band Member, Paper Anniversary

Marcin Wisniewski Band Member, The F Tones

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