Morning Brief: November 19th

by Kris Venezia
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David Byrne Performing

flickr, tbone_sandwich

David Byrne Announces a Concert to Help Those Suffering After the Typhoon in the Philippines.

Byrne will take the stage at Terminal 5 in New York City next Monday and proceeds will go to Doctors Without Borders. [Radio.com News

Weather

Today, it's expected to be sunny with a high of 50, and tonight, clear with a low of 31. [Full forecast

Need to Know

Some parents opposed to the Common Core staged a nationwide protest. [CBS New York

An auction in New York City will feature furniture and art from former Mayor Ed Koch. [Huffington Post]

A Westchester high school remembers JFK 50 years after the assassination. [WFUV News

Sports

The New York Knicks travel to Detroit at 7:30.

The New York Islanders skate in Toronto at 7.

The New York Rangers host Boston at 7:30.

On Stage Tonight

• Mavis Staples (with the Deadly Gentlemen) @ City Winery

• Sim Sim (Margaret Glaspy and Jesse Harris) @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: Bonnie Raitt with Marc Cohn @ the Capitol Theatre
 
Today In History
 
In 1990, pop group Milli Vanilli were stripped of their Grammy Award because they did not use their own vocals on the album Girl You Know It's True
 
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