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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Tuesday, May 8

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    Listen Up Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

    The full episode of LISTEN UP for May 8th, 2018 on NBC New York's Instagram Stories account. (Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018)

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 

    Happy Tuesday! Spring is finally here to stay for a while. We expect mostly sunny skies with highs in the 70s. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.

    1. NY Attorney General Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

    A new twist in the #MeToo movement. 

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is resigning amid allegations he was physically violent with some women.

    The high profile prosecutor announced his resignation hours after The New Yorker published accounts from four women who said he repeatedly hit them. It also comes just months after his office announced a civil rights lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein.

    Schneiderman said in a statement that he "strongly contests" the allegations.

    Read more here.

    2. Divine Designs Grace Carpet at Met Gala

    Hollywood's brightest stars were in New York City Monday night for an out-of-this-world Met Gala.

    This year's theme was "heavenly bodies" Fashion and the Catholic Imagination." And Rihanna, Katy Perry and Cardi B were just a few whose otherworldly gowns had folks talking.

    Rapper 2 Chainz even dropped to one knee and proposed to his girlfriend on the Museum's start-studded red carpet.

    Read more here.

    3. Cinemas, Concerts on Schedule for Green-Wood Cemetery This Summer

    Whoever said classical music was dead must have never gone to Green-Wood Cemetery. 

    The Brooklyn cemetery is hosting a classical music concert series this summer and the shows will be in the catacombs, which are usually closed to the public.

    The series is called "Angel's Share" and includes five shows and costs &80 per ticket.

    Read more here.

    For the latest entertainment news and things to do, tune in to New York Live, Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. on NBC 4 New York. 

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