EVENT: 2001 RADIO FESTIVAL
The Museum of Television and Radio's 2001 Radio Festival features appearances and live broadcasts by New York favorites from WPLJ to WFMU.
By ROBIN EISGRAU
The Museum of Television and Radio celebrates the magic of the audio
airwaves during this year's Radio Festival. You'll get a chance to see some
local radio favorites broadcast in the flesh at the musuem and there'll be
some special programs as well.
On Saturday October 20 and 27, the museum hosts N.Y.
Radio Day featuring "The Legend of Sleepy Halloween," a radio-drama workshop
for children nine and over, (workshops are $5 per participant, space is
limited, please call 212-621-6600 to reserve tickets),
a chance to experiment with the museum's collection of
antique sound effects, a chat about how to get started in radio with Z100's
Jo Maeder and WKTU's Diane Prior and Pete Fornatale's renowned "Mixed Bag"
program will feature live music.
|2001 RADIO FESTIVAL|
|Cast: Laura Cantrell, Belinda and Hova, Glen Jones (WFMU), Jo Maeder (Z100), Diane Prior, Pete Fornatale (WKTU), Dave Herman, Jim Kerr, Carol Miller, Tony Pigg, Pat St. John (WPLJ), Dan Ingram (WCBS), Epi and Danny (WCAA), Jay Thomas (WTJM)..|| |
On October 19, radio and TV legend
Zacherle hosts a special pre-Halloween screening of F.W. Murnau's silent
classic, "Nosferatu." There'll be series of seminars including Thirty Years
of 'PLJ on Monday, October 22, which celebrates the rock station's three
decades of broadcasting. Favorite WPLJ DJs such as Dave Herman, Jim Kerr,
Carol Miller, Tony Pigg and Pat St. John are scheduled to appear.
On Thursday, October 25, WABC-AM legend Dan Ingram stops by for a conversation
to talk about his many years on the air (he's currently a DJ at WCBS-FM).
| ||WFMU DJ Laura Cantrell (with BBC great John Peel).|
WFMU Saturday-morning favorites Belinda and Hova will be braodcasting their
"Greasy Kid Stuff" show featuring children's music for kids of all
ages from the musuem's Mark Goodson theater on Saturday, October 27.
Throughout the festival there will be live broadcasts from the museum with
radio personalities such as NPR/New York Times film critic Elvis Mitchell,
WTJM's Jay Thomas, WCAA's
Epi and Danny and WFMU favorites Laura Cantrell (hosting her "Radio Thrift
Shop") and Glen Jones (who broke the Guinness World Record for longest
consecutive broadcast). Tune in, turn on and drop in!
|OCTOBER 21, 2001|
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