Fishko Files

Fishko Files

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


Artie Shaw

May 2010 marked 100 years since the birth of Artie Shaw, the bandleader and clarinet player. In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko uses ... Read more

April 30, 2015 | 7 min

Sibelius and Heifetz

In 1935, Jascha Heifetz made the first recording, ever, of the Sibelius Violin Concerto. In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko reflects ... Read more

April 16, 2015 | 7 min

Piels Campaign

WNYC’s Sara Fishko has a story to tell about Madison Avenue –- and how one ad campaign in the 1950s conquered the Northeast Region with a new, improve... Read more

April 2, 2015 | 7 min

Robin Hood

In this edition of The Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko takes us back to one memorable version of Robin Hood that contains some peculiar twists of his... Read more

March 26, 2015 | 7 min

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