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WFUV's award-winning, weekly public affairs program. Host George Bodarky covers New York City issues from the humorous to the sobering; whether it's an examination of local hipsters, homelessness or historic architecture. "Cityscape gives me 30 minutes to focus on a particular issue, to really delve into it," says Bodarky. "I love to walk," he says. "I will just walk around Manhattan and discover new neighborhoods, new communities, and to me that's the best thing... Much of what I bring to t ...
 
Binky Griptite is well known to soul fans around the world as a founding member of the legendary Dap-Kings. If that’s news to you, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings revitalized modern soul music with Sharon’s dynamic performances, and the Dap Kings’ vintage sound would eventually propel Amy Winehouse to superstardom and Sharon Jones to legendary status. All emceed by your Master of Ceremonies Binky Griptite. After Sharon’s passing in 2016, Binky turned his attention to his long held dream - a r ...
 
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S1 E3:KZMOHD The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite, an all-vinyl, funk and soul experience. Powered by OMG Media, KZMO-HD is a creatively and environmentally responsible, global and cultural media platform, on a mission to empower the human race through music and art. KZMOHD is a social enterprise and partnership with Artists that brings great music …
 
S1 E3:KZMOHD The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite, an all-vinyl, funk and soul experience. Powered by OMG Media, KZMO-HD is a creatively and environmentally responsible, global and cultural media platform, on a mission to empower the human race through music and art. KZMOHD is a social enterprise and partnership with Artists that brings great music …
 
The NBA Playoffs are officially here and the Pick and Pod crew links up to break it all down! Jack Roche, Gigi Speer and Kelly Bright open with the Nets win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, as they'll advance to face Boston in a best of 7 series. They also take a look at the other play-in games, and head over to the women's side of things to analyze t…
 
KZMOHD The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite - S1 E2, an all-vinyl, funk and soul experience. Powered by OMG Media, KZMO-HD is a creatively and environmentally responsible, global and cultural media platform, on a mission to empower the human race through music and art. KZMOHD is a social enterprise and partnership with Artists that brings great musi…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of "Cityscape" from July 24, 2019.]Thousands of people flock to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx every baseball season to take in a game. Many, of course, will purchase something while there — perhaps a hot dog, a beer, or a hat.On this week's "Cityscape," we’re looking at Yankee Stadium, not from the fan p…
 
KZMOHD The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite S1 E1: LIVE AT THE KZMOVERSE! 04.02.22 Playlist 8:00pm brought to you by MN Humanities Center (mnhum.org) Partyman - Prince - 45 What Happened To the Feeling – Lou Ragland Wake Up - Lee Fields Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - The Dramatics Heads Or Tails - Doug Shorts Midtown - The Suffers The Sly, Slick & The…
 
It's an all-new Pick and Pod with Jack Roche, Michael Calamari and Julia Moss! They're talking New York basketball as the Knicks get bounced from the playoffs and the Nets battle with the Bucks in a potential first round preview. The crew, of course, has touch on Julia's own Grizzlies and the playoff picture out West too. All that and more on this …
 
Get ready for The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite this Saturday at 8:00pm CST for a three hour, all vinyl funk dance party! Powered by OMG Media, KZMO-HD is a creatively and environmentally responsible, global and cultural media platform, on a mission to empower the human race through music and art... Go to: KZMOHD.com to join the KZMOVERSE!!!…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of "Cityscape" from May 19, 2021.]The new album "Songs for Unconventional Vehicles" is a collection of music about some of the strangest cars, trains, planes, submersibles, dirigibles and rockets. It's a companion to Brooklyn-based musician, composer and author Michael Hearst's children's book "Unconve…
 
KZMO’s inaugural radio show The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite, 3-hours of all-vinyl funk 'n soul music, will begin streaming on April 2 @ 8pm!!! You may be familiar with Binky… Binky Griptite is well-known to Soul fans as the Guitarist, Emcee and Founding Member of the legendary Dap-Kings. Together with their queen, vocalist Sharon Jones, the gro…
 
[Editor's Note: All month, FUV is celebrating Women's History Month, including with some encore presentations of "Cityscape." This episode is from February 6, 2019.]In her novel, Flying Jenny, author Theasa Tuohy tells the story of barnstorming pilots who thrilled the public with their daring feats in cities large and small in the 1920s.Flying Jenn…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of "Cityscape" from October 19, 2019.] The Statue of Liberty is one of the most instantly recognizable symbols of America. But, how did Lady Liberty find her home in the waters of New York Bay? It’s a story of hopes and dreams and failures and successes, and one that features a number of significant pe…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of Cityscape from December 22, 2019.]New York City is home to famously unique bookstores like the Strand, Argosy Bookstore, and the Drama Book Shop. But it’s no mystery why one specialty bookstore in NYC has been open for forty years.The Mysterious Bookshop is one of the oldest and largest mystery fict…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of Cityscape from January 29, 2020.] People move to New York City for a variety of reasons -- for a new job, to make it on Broadway, to go to college. But, for novelist, playwright and activist Joseph Caldwell, it was largely about finding sexual freedom. Caldwell's new memoir In the Shadow of the Brid…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of Cityscape from November 20, 2019]Many of the neighborhoods in New York City’s five boroughs have a rich and storied history, including Parkchester in the eastern Bronx.Parkchester was built as a planned community. It opened in 1940 and was celebrated as a “city within a city.” But, the neighborhood’…
 
[Editor's Note: This is an encore presentation of Cityscape from September 18, 2019.]Questions like “how’s your social life?” or “did you spend time with family this weekend?” aren’t typically asked during an annual checkup at the doctor’s office. Most physicians tailor their questions to asking how a patient is physically feeling, not the status o…
 
Our guest this week is author and New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein. He joins us to talk about his new graphic narrative called “When I Grow Up.” It brings to life the accounts of six Eastern European Jewish youths right before the start of World War II. It was long thought the Nazis destroyed the autobiographies, but they were discovered in 2017…
 
She toured with Beyoncé and Victor Wooten, but now bassist Divinity Roxx is stepping into the spotlight with her first family music album. It’s called Ready, Set Go!Divinity is our guest on this week’s show to talk about her new album, as well as her two new picture books, life on the road with Beyoncé and more.…
 
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