Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Nov. 16 2021

Easing the Pain of Medical Debt

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | Comments Off on Easing the Pain of Medical Debt

Medical bills can put a strain on anyone’s finances, but they’re particularly hard on low-to-moderate income households. Recently, I spoke with Marceline White, Executive Director of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, about our state’s new medical debt protections for eligible patients, which are the strongest in the US.

Nov. 08 2021

Shriver returns to live concerts with the Miró Quartet

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Shriver returns to live concerts with the Miró Quartet

“A marvel of single-minded phrasing and airtight ensemble.” – The Washington Post Shriver Hall Concert Series opens the 2021-2022 season on Sunday, November 14th with a live concert presenting the Miró Quartet. Here is the quartet’s cellist and founding member, Joshua Gindele.  

Nov. 08 2021

“Hope for a Healthy Tomorrow”

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on “Hope for a Healthy Tomorrow”

“Hope for a Healthy Tomorrow” is the theme of this year’s Fibroid Foundation Un-Gala. Sateria Venable, founder of the Fibroid Foundation, spoke with me about their mission and gala which takes place on Saturday, November 13th at 7:00 PM. https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/11/02/2325602/0/en/The-Fibroid-Foundation-Announces-Their-2nd-Annual-UnGala.html  

Oct. 25 2021

The American Red Cross is in Need of Blood and Platelet Donations

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on The American Red Cross is in Need of Blood and Platelet Donations

        “The Only Interesting Thing About Me Is My Blood Type.” I can relate to this quote as I am a universal giver with the somewhat rare blood type of O negative. The American Red Cross is in serious need of ALL blood types and platelets. Ashley Henyan, Communications Director of The […]

Oct. 15 2021

Henri Matisse & Juan Gris at the BMA

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Henri Matisse & Juan Gris at the BMA

    Two gorgeous exhibitions—A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore and Color and Illusion: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris—are on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art through early January, both of them co-curated by Katy Rothkopf.                  

Sep. 28 2021

Music at St. David’s opens its 2021-2022 season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Music at St. David’s opens its 2021-2022 season

The first two concerts of the Music at St. David’s season (live with Covid protocols in place + streaming) will feature their ensemble in residence, Pique Collective (October 1), and honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 10). Douglas Buchanan is the Director of Music Ministries.  

Sep. 13 2021

Honoring Defenders’ Day 2021 at Fort McHenry

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | Comments Off on Honoring Defenders’ Day 2021 at Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry’s Defenders’ Day celebration will take place Friday and Saturday, September 17 and 18. Various activities are planned including a parade, musical performances, and living history re-enactors. I spoke with Ranger Shannon McLucas about this year’s remembrance of an important period in Baltimore’s history.  

Aug. 25 2021

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day with Poetry

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Celebrating Women’s Equality Day with Poetry

      To mark the annual celebration of Women’s Equality Day—commemorating the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote—I spoke with Teri Ellen Cross Davis, award-winning poet and Poetry Coordinator for the Folger Shakespeare Library.        

Aug. 23 2021

WETATI GALA

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on WETATI GALA

I had the chance to talk to Vivian Ebesike and Saba Nafees about the Ann Reece Carswell Scholarship Gala recently. For more information check http://www.WETATI.org/convention

Aug. 15 2021

Dr. Leana Wen’s journey in the fight for public health

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Dr. Leana Wen’s journey in the fight for public health

    Dr. Leana Wen, former health commissioner for the city of Baltimore, has just published a book called “Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health.” To her way of thinking, public health is not limited only to the medical field.            

WBJC