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Dec. 19 2012

Nutcracker collaboration

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

The Baltimore Symphony (music), Baltimore School for the Arts (dancers), MICA (design), and the Modell Lyric (venue) are collaborating this weekend to present four performances of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. Drosselmeyer, danced with aplomb for many years by Curt Decker, came into the studio to talk about it. Nutcracker collaboration

Dec. 17 2012

A Different Kind Of Theme Tree

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

By some people’s standards, Jim and I don’t do a lot of decorating for Christmas. We’ve been in our house for eleven years and have yet to put holiday lights on the outside of the house, although we do hang a wreath on the front door. Inside, we have a few seasonal knick-knacks that we […]

Dec. 11 2012

‘Tis the Season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

The season of Christmas cheer has definitely arrived! We started playing Christmas music on WBJC today, and productions of The Nutcracker and Handel’s Messiah are proliferating. Melinda O’Neal came in to talk about the Handel Choir’s performances of their namesake’s great work. The Handel Choir’s Messiah

Dec. 10 2012

12-10-12 Word On Wine Review CDR and CDP!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I review two reds one Cotes Du Rhone and the other Cotes De Province!  Both were super nice. 1)2010 Domaine de Couron Cotes Du Rhone.  The standard blend of the standard wine…60% Grenache and 40% Syrah.  A great example of CDR for all of $13…Why do they always cost $13 and […]

Dec. 08 2012

12-08-12 Face The Music Listings!

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week we had two winners and two well…not so much.  We loved the Beethoven and the Bartok…the Mahler seemed flat and everyone hated the Waxman…Haifetz still rules the piece…oh well.  Our panelists, John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal, Charles Ellis from the Prince Georges Philharmonic and Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts.   Here’s […]

Dec. 06 2012

WBJC announcer gets some “ink”

By Diana Ross | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

If you’ve checked out the WBJC hosts’ bios on our web page, you’ll have seen that Morning Host, Mark Malinowski, enjoys video games, Mid-day Host, Dyana Neal, has a passion for fashion and cats, Evening Host, Reed Hessler is a film buff, and Weekend Host, Kati Harrison, is a Perfume Jedi Master and lover of […]

Dec. 03 2012

Musical chairs

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

When we celebrated the birthday of Romanian-born pianist, Radu Lupu, last week, I made the observation on the air that a number of pianists have idiosyncrasies, and Lupu’s mild and harmless one is to sit on a regular office chair when he is playing.                       […]

Dec. 03 2012

12-03-12 Word On Wine Affordable Burgundy and Malbec!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I review a very decent white burgundy and a bargain Malbec not for the timid! 1)2010 Domaine Cheveau Pouilly Fuisse.  Les Grandes Bruyeres.  $23.  Wow!  Affordable white Burgundy…me likey! 2)2010 Hacienda de la Plata Zagal Malbec.  $15.  Not for the timid but a really solid food wine…Be brave…give it a shot. […]

Dec. 01 2012

12-01-12 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week we listened to some Mozart some Schumann and some Finzi.  Our panelists were John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal and Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins Symphony and the Bay Atlantic Orchestra…we loved the Mozart Piano Concerto and the Finzi…the rest not so much!  Enjoy the listings…comments always welcome! 5:00 PM            21325 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       […]

Nov. 29 2012

11-29-12 Word On Wine Aromas and Flavors!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I talk about tasting aromas and flavors.  You have to check out the show and make some notes…it’s complicated!  We will post the lists of the wines in a bit…I need to get the article from Mary!  Bear with us…but in the meantime click on the show and listen in…You even […]

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