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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.

Sep. 18 2013

Little known Verdi opera

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I’m sure you are aware by now that 2013 is the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s birth, and we are bound to hear even more Verdi operas than usual.  Washington Concert Opera is taking an interesting slant by opening their 2013-2014 season with two little known operas by the great man. On Sunday, they launch their […]

Sep. 17 2013

Alvin Ailey Dance

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When I was still living in Africa, there was great excitement when we heard that the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater would be performing in Johannesburg. They lived up to all the hype — it was a thrilling performance. One of the principal dancers in the company was Linda-Denise Fischer-Harrell, who is now an active dance […]

Sep. 16 2013

Play+work=plork & plorkology

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

The University of Baltimore’s new imprint, Plork Press, is excited to launch its first publication on October 3rd. It’s an anthology of stories, poems and essays, and each of the 150 copies is entirely hand made from start to finish. What is “plork” you may ask. Project leader, Meredith Purvis, explains …   Related posts: […]

Aug. 12 2013

Revisiting Sugarman

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Just after I returned from Africa last August, my writing professor at UB (Marion Winik, whose interview I posted here last week) sent me an email asking me if I had seen the film, “Searching for Sugar Man,” because of its strong South African connection. As I wrote in a blog back then, as soon […]

Aug. 07 2013

Madcap misadventures

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                    UB writing professor, Marion Winik, has just published a collection of essays about dating at “a certain age” as the French so diplomatically put it. She came in to talk to me about it. Marion Winik     Related posts: March for the Animals is […]

Jul. 12 2013

Another kind of time

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A few weeks ago, my niece – who is more than just a niece; she’s like a combination of a sister and a bosom buddy – recommended a memoir by the prolific writer and theologian, Frederick Buechner. She thought that, as a nonfiction writer and an occasional memoirist myself, I would appreciate his style, and […]

Jun. 20 2013

Angel or Devil?

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            The virtuoso flute player, Marina Piccinini, will be conducting her International Flute Master Classes at Peabody next week, and the events begin with an opening gala on Sunday evening, called “Angels and Devils.” Here she talks about both. 01 Track 1 Related posts: The Mozart Flute 03/08/12 Word On […]

Jun. 17 2013

Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213

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WBJC is a media sponsor for Everyman Theatre’s current romp, Beaux Strategem. Everyman’s Founding Artistic Director,Vincent Lancisi, came in to talk to me about it. Vincent Lancisi   Related posts: Restoration Romp The Gaming Table Comedy with an edge

Jun. 12 2013

Restoration Romp

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Bruce Nelson, character actor extraordinaire, is currently appearing in Everyman Theatre’s Beaux Strategem. He came in to talk to WBJC. Beaux Strategem Bruce Nelson   Related posts: Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213 The Gaming Table Comedy with an edge

May. 20 2013

Comedy with an edge

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A program note for the Folger Theatre’s current production of “Twelfth Night” points out that this is the last of Shakespeare’s “romantic” or “happy” comedies, and that those that followed, like “Measure for Measure” and “All’s Well That Ends Well” are less innocent and more complicated. (To those I would add “Cymbeline,” “The Winter’s Tale” […]

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