Baltimore Concert Opera is opening their 2016-2017 season with Rossini’s early opera seria, Tancredi. BCO’s Managing Director Courtney Kalbacker came in to talk about it.
There’s River Dance … and then there’s the wealth of other folk dances. Susan Tager is active in the Baltimore folk dance scene, and she came to share her passion.
From Ensemble-in-Residence, The Argus String Quartet, to Composer-in-Residence, Michael Rickelton, and perennial favorite, the Baltimore Bach Marathon, the 2016-2017 Music Series at St. David’s promises to be a captivating one. Music Director, Douglas Buchanan, came to share his enthusiasm.
The annual Baltimore Book Festival, having outgrown Mt. Vernon Square, will be at the Inner Harbor again this year, from September 23-25. Programming partners include The Ivy Bookshop, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and CityLit Project. CityLit’s new Executive Director, Carla du Pree, came in to talk about that and more for Booknotes. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]