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Judith Krummeck

Judith Krummeck

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Judith is WBJC's afternoon host. Her full bio can be read here.

Aug. 20 2016

“Only a punk would hurt a cat or dog”

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            Animal welfare advocacy has come a long way in recent years, and spearheading an effort called Show Your Soft Side in Baltimore is Caroline Griffin. She came in to talk to us about it.      

Aug. 18 2016

Top-notch comic writing … and then some

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  Nick Hornby (About a Boy) says of Baltimore writer, Jessica Anya Blau: Blau has a steady nerve, as well as a wicked imagination . . . It takes you a little while to realize that what you’re reading is top-notch comic writing because you’re getting all the stuff you normally get in literary fiction […]

Aug. 15 2016

“How did you end up here?”

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          Even if you’ve lived in Baltimore all you life, chances are your ancestors came from a different part of America –  if not the world. Geographers research this phenomenon as the discipline of Transnationalism, and Alan Marcus, a professor at Towson at University, has edited a book called Transnational Geographers […]

Aug. 06 2016

Booknotes marks Shakespeare 400

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        As we continue to honor Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death, Booknotes caught up with the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, whose mission it is to re-create, as closely as possible, the staging conditions of Shakespeare’s time. Here is the Founder and Artistic Director of BSF, Tom Delise.          

Jul. 28 2016

Chainlines

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    Chainlines are the widely spaced lines visible in the texture of hand-made laid paper, and Chainlines, LLC is the name of the company founded by Kristine Smets, one of a select group of Baltimore-based professional genealogists. She came in to talk to us about this intriguing science.      

Jul. 20 2016

Reimagining Stravinsky’s Firebird

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Imagine A Midsummer Night’s Dream peopled by puppets that swoop around and amongst the actors as shadow characters! This was how I first came across the Handspring Puppet Company at Johannesburg’s Market Theatre. The company, established in Cape Town by Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones, draws its inspiration from the West African tradition of puppetry […]

Jul. 05 2016

Labor Day weekend writing workshop!

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Rafael Alvarez, who makes a living as a Baltimore writer, up to and including writing for The Wire, is pairing up to offer a writing workshop … and you could win a space.      

Jul. 02 2016

Booknotes catering to all demographics

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            “The older the better” is the motto of Passager, a journal and an imprint publishing the work of writers over 50 … and over 60, 70, 80, 90, . . . Kendra Kopelke, co-editor, came in to talk about the publication.        

Jun. 24 2016

Modern-day troubadour

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Brian Kay, dubbed a modern-day troubadour, is releasing a new CD with Ayreheart. He talks about the tradition of historical plucked instruments and ancient songs of the world.            

Jun. 19 2016

Music in the Valley

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I love how the music scene in and around Baltimore is always offering new discoveries. I was a guest at Music in the Valley for the first time this evening, only to discover that the concert series has been going since 2008 in partnership with the BSO’s concertmaster, Jonathan Carney. It’s in the bucolic setting of St. John’s Church, […]

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