Abbie Fentress Swanson

Abbie Fentress Swanson is Harvest Public Media's reporter based at KBIA in Columbia, Mo.

Follow her on Twitter @dearabbie.

Abbie Fentress Swanson appears in the following:

The Gallerina Guide to Fall Openings in Chelsea

Friday, September 16, 2011

It is a season of cataclysms. And it's time to add another to the list: New York City's countless art galleries are now out of summer hibernation for the fall openings. That means the city will see itself deluged by an end-of-days storm of architectural eyewear, deconstructed designer clothing and incredibly cheap chardonnay.

To help ease your way through this veritable tornado of air kissing, we've teamed up with WNYC's digital guru John Keefe to create an incredibly handy downloadable map and mobile phone guide to the Chelsea fall art openings.

A Look At the Biggest Show on Broadway: 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Friday, January 07, 2011

David Cote, Theater Editor for Time Out New York, weighs in on this troubled production.


A Look Back At Classical Music In 2010

Friday, December 31, 2010

Time Out New York Music Critic Steve Smith's list of the year's best in classical music.


How Abstract Expressionism Took Off in New York

Friday, October 01, 2010

WNYC Arts writer Carolina Miranda talks about the NYC era which gave birth to Abstract Expressionism.

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New Arts Season, Rising Ticket Prices

Friday, September 24, 2010

Arts blogger Lee Rosenbaum weighs in.


Previewing the Fifth Annual Brooklyn Book Festival

Friday, September 10, 2010

New York Magazine's Boris Kachka gives WQXR a preview.


From Regular New Yorker to NYC Tourist

Friday, September 03, 2010

The city sites Jan Benzel, of The NYT, will see before heading to Paris.


Jonathan Franzen's Freedom

Friday, August 27, 2010

Julie Bosman, of The NYT, talks about Franzen's new novel.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 23, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, weighs in on U.S. combat troops pulling out of Iraq and why Pres. Obama is getting heat for going on vacation.

Dance New Amsterdam on the Brink of Eviction

Friday, August 20, 2010

DNA's Kate Peila and The WSJ's Pia Catton weigh in on how dance groups are doing in NYC.


WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 16, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about Obama's stance on NYC's planned Islamic cultural center and mosque, and Gates' comments on recent North Korean aggression.

The NY International Fringe Festival

Friday, August 13, 2010

Elisabeth Vincentelli, of The NY Post, on the 2010 Fringe NYC theater festival.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 09, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, on troop levels in Afghanistan, the BP oil spill, Elena Kagan and the House jobs bill.

How Music Therapy Helps Ease Clinical Depression

Friday, August 06, 2010

Doctor and patient talk about how classical music therapy can help diminish depression.

BP's Static Kill Procedure Successful, So Far

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Engineers were able to force heavy mud down into the well, which looks like it has successfully stopped the crude from flowing.


Attackers Execute 45 in Revenge Attacks in Pakistan

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Tuesday's killings follow the assassination of a member of the country's ruling Muttahida Qaumi Movement party on Monday.


WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 02, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, on the politics of the auto bailout and the fall-out of last week's Wiki-Leaks.

Cholera Epidemic Feared in Pakistan Floods

Monday, August 02, 2010

Medical teams were sent to northwest Pakistan on Monday to be on hand for a possible cholera epidemic triggered by the district's heavy monsoon rains. The floods have killed some 1,200 people and displaced 2 million from their homes.


The Week in Books

Friday, July 30, 2010

Julie Bosman, of The NYT, weighs in on the Booker prize finalists, fall authors to watch and e-books.


Pakistan Plane Crash Kills All 152 Passengers

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

A passenger jet plane crashed in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing all 152 people on board.

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