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 […]
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.
“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.
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.
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, […]
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has an exciting season planned for their 15th anniversary – but first, they’re offering their annual summer outdoor shows in-the-ruins. Founding artistic director Ian Gallanar came in to talk about it all.
Stephen Dixon, past Johns Hopkins faculty member and prolific novelist, will present his latest novel at The Ivy on June 15th. He came to talk about it for WBJC’s Booknotes.
The National Music Festival at Washington College will present its 6th season from June 5th to 18th on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Artistic Director Richard Rosenberg and Executive Director Cailin Patton came over to talk about it.
Take it from me: it is a truly extraordinary experience to see two of America’s most iconic plays performed one after the other at an afternoon matinee, followed by an evening performance, and featuring the same cast of actors. I invited an actor from each play to come in and share […]
The chorus is celebrating its 50th anniversary, 35 of those years under the leadership of Tom Hall. Now, there are changes afoot, and the BCAS Board President, Richard Dellheim, came in to talk about the way forward.