Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Sep. 13 2016

9-13-16 BSO Gala With Itzak Perlman!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

This coming Saturday (9/17) the Baltimore Symphony will begin their season with a gala performance featuring Itzhak Perlman playing the Mendelssohn Violin concerto.  Maestro Perlman was kind enough to give me some time to ask him about the Mendelssohn Concerto and his instrument.  If you would like more information you can go to BSOMusic.org or […]

Sep. 10 2016

Beyond Riverdancing

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

    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.        

Sep. 08 2016

Music at St. David’s 2016-2017

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

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.            

Aug. 29 2016

This Year’s Odyssey is Epic!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

  The Odyssey Program at Johns Hopkins is offering an abundance of courses and lectures ranging from history, the arts, music and medicine.  Douglas Blackstone, Director of Odyssey, shared a few highlights and information with me about the programs. http://www.Odyssey.jhu.edu      

Aug. 15 2016

“How did you end up here?”

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

          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 […]

Jul. 28 2016

Chainlines

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

    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. 05 2016

Labor Day weekend writing workshop!

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

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.      

Jun. 24 2016

Modern-day troubadour

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

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. 24 2016

Get on your bikes and ride!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

From July 22-24, scooter enthusiasts will meet at various locations in Baltimore to check out one another’s bikes, listen to music, meet like-minded folks, and oh, yes, ride! There hasn’t been a scooter rally in Charm City for a few years, so fans of two-wheeled transit (myself included) have good reason to be excited about […]

Jun. 23 2016

6-23-16 Word on Wine – Baltimore Whiskey Company

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

We take a small break from wine today to talk to Max Kennedy Lents, CEO of the Baltimore Whiskey Company about spirits!

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