Fishko Files

    Fishko Files

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

    Fishko Files


    The First New York Fashion Week

    Fashion Week (which kicks off its 73rd year in 2016) was the brainchild of a smart woman with a feel for clothes — and for publicity.  Sara Fishko tel... Read more

    February 10, 2016 | 7 min

    Moran on Monk

    Jazz great Thelonious Monk, who died this week in 1982, was famous for his unorthodox approach - both at the piano and in his personal style. Even now... Read more

    February 3, 2016 | 7 min

    The Other Juno

    Flops happen. The short-lived musical ‘Juno’ was one notable failed Broadway show. It is a misstep still remembered over fifty years later for its pow... Read more

    January 20, 2016 | 7 min


    Sara Fishko asks — is a musical "virtuoso" what all instrumentalists long to be? This Fishko Files muses on the complexity that label can deliver to a... Read more

    January 13, 2016 | 7 min

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