Posts Tagged ‘fun’

Jan. 14 2013

A big week for Everyman

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Everyman Theatre, which has been a lynch pin in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District on Charles Street for almost two decades, has moved! This morning, at 10 o’clock, it was the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official public opening of the brand new Everyman, just around the corner from the Hippodrome on the […]

Jan. 02 2013

Happy New Year!

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

I love the way we celebrate the New Year—and other festive occasions—with a happy accident. Sparkling wine came about when the wine was bottled too soon, before the fermentation process had been completed. Contrary to popular belief, the monk, Dom Perignon, didn’t invent champagne. He actually did his very best to rid “the devil’s wine” of […]

Nov. 27 2012

Paper vs. Electronic

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 7 Comments

If you take the New York Times (as in subscribe to it or read it regularly) you may have noticed that the Book Review now includes a segment called By the Book, which features a Q&A with various writers. This week, it’s the American novelist and nonfiction writer, Anne Lamott, and my attention was caught […]

Oct. 02 2012

Top 5

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 3 Comments

WBJC’s web maestra, Diana Ross, has suggested that we blog about a Top 5 list of some kind, so here I go with my top 5 favorite instruments: Cello, because it sounds so luscious and sonorous. It has its limitations, to be sure—the cellists can’t stand for the National Anthem at the opening of the […]

Sep. 16 2012

A gala event

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Never mind Shakespeare’s play within a play in Hamlet, on Saturday night WBJC had a party within a party at the BSO’s Opening Gala. In a corner of the lavish tent adjacent to the Meyerhof, making a discreet rumpus, could be found Mark Malinowski wearing one of his signature bow ties and an unostentatious lapel […]

Sep. 11 2012

Riding the Tour du Port

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

Though somewhat daunted by the prospect of riding in last year’s Tour du Port, I got up the courage and had a blast! Actually, it was WBJC’s Jonathan Palevsky who persuaded me to ride with him in Bike Maryland’s Tour du Port which is a fundraiser and an awareness-raiser.  Not only do you get to […]

Jul. 25 2012

“Summertime…”

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 5 Comments

As the cicada choruses begin to vie with each other, it’s an indication that we have reached the dog days of summer.  One of the things I love about living in America is how clearly demarcated the seasons are: the vibrant fall, the Christmas card snow scenes of winter, the rejuvenation of spring, and then […]

Apr. 08 2012

odoriferosity!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | 2 Comments

I’m usually the one who blogs about all the tech-things or station-related news, but I wanted to shake it up a little and share one of my non-work interests with you: perfume! The other day, Kati and I embarked on our semi-annual pilgrimage to Tyson’s Galleria for a much needed Perfume Sniffa.  For a few […]

Apr. 01 2012

Breathing the same air

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 4 Comments

It was a first for me.  I have never before been to the opera when a singer gave an encore of an aria in the middle of the performance.  I guess it depends on the opera, and an opera buffa certainly lends itself to it more than, say, Wagner’s Ring Cycle!  Well, if you were […]

Mar. 28 2012

Poulenc plays!

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

I went along to the Candlelight Concert at Second Presbyterian Church on Sunday evening especially to hear Francis Poulenc’s Sextet for Piano and Winds with members of the Baltimore Symphony and Sylvie Beaudoin.  Poulenc was pretty much self taught, and he learned from the music that he liked.  He said his gods were Bach, Mozart, […]

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