Hampton National Historic Site is preparing for the holiday season once again. Their day-long 2023 celebration, Holidays at Hampton, will start the festivities on Saturday, December 9. I recently spoke with Historic Hampton board member Gayle Economos about this year’s featured activities and performances.
On September 18, 1993, I got into my car and began a 900-mile, two-day journey that would change my life. Earlier that month, after a year of searching for a full-time radio job, I came home from my part-time gigs at WSUI and KSUI in Iowa City, Iowa and saw that my answering machine was […]
On Sunday, May 21, Hadassah Greater Baltimore will present “Cell-A-Brate: Diamonds and Denim” at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. I spoke with Jill Sapperstein, National Vice President of Hadassah, about the event and the fact that she’s being honored for her ongoing contributions to the organization.
The recent movie Chevalier tells the story of Joseph Boulogne, le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a biracial composer, conductor, violin virtuoso, and athlete who lived c.1739-1799. Some sources state his birth year as 1745. My husband and I very much enjoyed the film when we saw it, but had some questions as bio-pics are notorious for […]
The Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations of Maryland is having their 107th annual convention on Thursday, May 18 at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. I recently spoke with co-chairs Nina Rosenzwog and Janet Livingston about the event, at which women from numerous organizations will be honored.
The Kappa Guild of Baltimore’s fashion show is returning to the Zamoiski Auditorium at Sinai Hospital on Sunday, May 7 and they’ll be distributing funds to various agencies at their donor event, which will be held at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation on June 7. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Sheila Mentz about both […]
The Columbia Orchestra’s next concert is on Saturday, February 4. I got a pleasant surprise when I spoke with Music Director Jason Love about the program – the details are in our interview!
Neighborly disputes over property lines are as old as time. From February 2-26, GALA Hispanic Theatre in DC is presenting Jardin Salvaje, or Native Gardens, written and adapted by Karen Zacarias. I recently spoke with Ms. Zacarias and director Rebecca Aparicio about the production and how the show is about the clash of both generations […]
If you’re anything like me, you’re wondering “how on Earth is it December already?” Time waits for no one and Hampton National Historic Site is getting ready for the holidays. Recently, I chatted with Gayle Economos about Hampton’s 2022 holiday celebration and the site’s ongoing commitment to telling the stories of all people who lived […]
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 […]