Zarzuela is a Spanish musical theater genre that isn’t produced in this area very often, so I was thrilled when I had a chance to chat with mezzo Laura Virella and music director David Peralto about the current production of “Revoltosa” at GALA Hispanic Theatre in D.C.. The show runs through October 2; information is […]
William Donald Schaefer held public office in Maryland for decades, serving as Mayor of Baltimore from 1971-1987, Governor of Maryland from 1987-1995, and Comptroller of Maryland from 1999-2007. He was well-known for his attention to detail and also for publicity stunts, including a taking a dip in the seal pool at the National Aquarium when […]
The Boulanger Initiative was founded four years ago with the objective of promoting the work of women and gender marginalized composers. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Laura Colgate, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Boulanger Initiative, to discuss the 2022 WoCo Festival, which is taking place this weekend.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jamie Clark, Senior Director of Programs and Community Engagement at NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore, about her organization and its efforts to raise awareness of mental health issues and offer assistance to residents in need.
Many Maryland residents may be unaware that they could be eligible for a tax credit if they own a home – perhaps even if they’re renters! I recently spoke with Francine Hyman, SOAR Program Director at the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, about the agency’s “Take the Credit” program.
It’s that time of year again – time to start thinking about doing our taxes. Recently, I spoke with Sara Johnson, Co-Founder and COO of CASH Campaign of Maryland, about her organization’s efforts to ease tax burdens for eligible Marylanders.
People who have been in prison often face difficulty finding employment once they’re released. GPEP, or Goucher Prison Education partnership, is a division of Goucher College that seeks to provide incarcerated Marylanders with access to college courses and degree programs, which can help them find jobs after they’ve served their time. I recently spoke with […]
This time of year, many people experience cultural pressure to be “merry” all the time even if life isn’t going so well for them or they have difficult memories of holidays past. Recently, I spoke with Alexandra Wykowski, Associate Director of Clinical Services at Behavioral Health System Baltimore, about the reasons people may struggle with […]
Located in Towson, Hampton Mansion was the home of the Ridgely Family for over two centuries. These days, it’s maintained by the National Park Service, and Holidays at Hampton, their celebration of Yuletide traditions from the Georgian era through the early 20th century, will take place from December 9-January 6. This Saturday, December 11, the […]