Fishko Files

Fishko Files

  • Fishko Files
  • Stories of art, culture, music and media as told by WNYC’s resident cultural observer, Sara Fishko.


Ida Lupino

When this piece was produced in 2010, the U.S. Open tennis tournament was overlapping with a festival of films by actress-director Ida Lupino. As a re... Read more

February 25, 2015 | 7 min

Symphonies that Swing

Since jazz began, composers have had the impulse to “jazz up” the more traditional symphony orchestra. Has it been a happy partnership between the two... Read more

February 18, 2015 | 7 min

The Defenders

WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back more than 50 years at an expertly written television series called The Defenders. Here is the next Fishko Files... (Prod... Read more

February 11, 2015 | 7 min

Post-War Painters

From fistfights in bars…to inspiration in cold water flats…the post WWII art scene in New York is legendary. In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s S... Read more

February 4, 2015 | 7 min

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