Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Oct. 13 2020

A Baltimore writer who dares to matter

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on A Baltimore writer who dares to matter

      Shifra Malka, in response to the childhood message that she did not matter, instead built a life that matters to her. In writing about her journey, she offers an example to others who may have been hurt by a similar message, and who want to make their lives large and remarkable.   […]

Oct. 07 2020

The Takács Quartet opens Shriver Hall’s Digital Fall Season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on The Takács Quartet opens Shriver Hall’s Digital Fall Season

  The Takács Quartet will be online from Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado on Sunday to open the digital fall season of the Shriver Hall Concert Series with a program of Mozart, Coleridge-Tayler, Bartók, and Debussy. I spoke with the quartet’s new violist, Richard O’Neill.       Link: ​www.shriverconcerts.org  

Sep. 23 2020

Transformation Nation

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Transformation Nation

I recently had the chance to talk to Cyrus Nusum and Monica Boddie about Transformation Nation and the Inaugural “Glow Up” Bike ride to support children who are victims of trauma. More information is at http://www.MyTNation.org

Sep. 14 2020

Prints from Genesis to a Haitian hero to Hiroshima by Jacob Lawrence

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Prints from Genesis to a Haitian hero to Hiroshima by Jacob Lawrence

An exhibition of 31 graphic works, created by the African American artist Jacob Lawrence between 1971 and 1997, is being presented by the Mitchell Gallery of St. John’s College, Annapolis. I spoke with the gallery’s Art Educator, Lucinda Edinberg.  

Sep. 14 2020

St. Louis Concert Series

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on St. Louis Concert Series

I recently had the opportunity to talk to Coleen Eberhardt, the new Artistic Director of the St. Louis concert Series.  More information is available at http://stlconcertseries.org  

Sep. 10 2020

JHU’s Odyssey program marks two important anniversaries

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on JHU’s Odyssey program marks two important anniversaries

    The Odyssey program for lifelong learning at Johns Hopkins University, which is online for the foreseeable future, is commemorating Beethoven and Women’s Suffrage during their Fall 2020 semester. Here is Odyssey’s Director, Douglas Blackstone.    

Aug. 08 2020

8-8-20 Music in Maryland: Remembering Leon Fleisher.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 8-8-20 Music in Maryland: Remembering Leon Fleisher.

Leon Fleisher passed last Sunday at the age of 92.  He will be sorely missed in so many ways…as a teacher, pianist and conductor.  In so many ways Leon Fleisher was Music in Maryland.  Here is a link to a short remembrance and an interview from 2 years ago. Remembering Leon Fleisher   6:00 PM […]

Aug. 01 2020

Working to close the justice gap

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Working to close the justice gap

Over 80% of all people who need civil legal help in Maryland cannot afford it. The Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center, in partnership with the Maryland State Bar Association, works to close that justice gap. I spoke with attorneys, Cate Scenna and John Warshawsky.   Information for families about how to request services can be found here.  

Jul. 30 2020

In Housing, Fairness Is Key

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | Comments Off on In Housing, Fairness Is Key

Housing presents many concerns for Maryland residents – safety, affordability, and numerous other factors . Recently, I spoke with Carol Ott, Tenant Advocacy Director of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition’s Fair Housing Action Center of Maryland about ongoing issues that her agency deals with and new dilemmas that the COVID-19 pandemic has created.

Jul. 27 2020

Wes Moore and the fight against poverty

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Wes Moore and the fight against poverty

    Baltimore born Wes Moore—a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Rhodes scholar, decorated US Army combat veteran, and New York Times best-selling author—is the CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, a poverty-fighting nonprofit organization. I spoke with Wes by phone.          

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