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


    Heart and Soul

    “Heart and Soul,” a 1930s song of modest melody and lilting rhythm, occupies a special place in the culture of piano-playing. Without its lyrics - wit... Read more

    July 27, 2016 | 7 min

    Romeo and Juliet

    In honor of the ongoing Shakespeare400 celebration this year, WNYC’s Sara Fishko charts several iterations of Romeo and Juliet, and considers how that... Read more

    July 20, 2016 | 7 min

    Diane Arbus

    Diane Arbus, the photographer who made her name taking pictures of ordinary people with extraordinary characteristics, is the subject of an exhibit wh... Read more

    July 12, 2016 | 7 min

    150th Anniversary of the Birth of Erik Satie

    Tomorrow is the hundred fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the French composer Erik Satie.  As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, Satie's music and thinki... Read more

    May 15, 2016 | 7 min

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