Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
I recently had the chance to talk to Iraq War veteran Joe Worley about the Vet Dogs program.
Access to green space is vital to mental and physical health for people of all ages. Recently, I spoke with Dr. Franklin Lance, President and CEO of the Parks and People Foundation, whose mission is to connect the citizens of Baltimore with nature, particularly younger residents. The COVID-19 crisis has created some unique challenges for […]
As a “Thank You” for the loyalty and support in making their recently completed 2019-20 season a success, Shriver Hall Concert Series is co-presenting the New York Philharmonic’s principal clarinetist—the orchestra’s first African-American principal player—Anthony McGill in recital. This live stream concert is at 8 pm Friday, June 26th. You can participate here.
CASH Campaign of Maryland, that is. In 2017, the CASH Campaigns of Baltimore and Maryland joined forces to become a single nonprofit organization that offers financial education and other services across that state. One of those services is free tax preparation for eligible Maryland residents, and with this year’s July 15 filing deadline approaching, I […]
At a time when the country is divided, and there is a tendency to regard people who are different from ourselves with fear or suspicion, educator, Carol Franks-Randall, has published a children’s book called Talking Buddies that aims to get at these issues.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to many people’s finances, and as a result, some Baltimore-area residents are struggling to afford food for their families. Recently, I spoke with Kate Pika, Marketing and PR Director at the Baltimore Humane Society, about the Bmore Kind Food Bank and its efforts to keep our four-legged family members […]
Maryland author Erik Kiessling has a new book called The Giant’s Journey, available now at Dorrance Publishing. He and I talked over the phone about the book’s fantasy elements, its ’80s film nostalgia, and its connection to classical music.
The Peabody Preparatory, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has moved their Summer Session online this year. Director Maria Mathieson stopped by via Zoom to talk about their Summer Session, as well as the many programs available to adults. More info is at their website.
I recently had the chance to speak to David Hyde of the Coast Guard Auxiliary about boating safety and boating safety week. Here are some websites associated with Boating Safety Week and the USGCA: Phone number: (305) 965-4036 301-503-0026 David Hyde’s number Flotillia Website: http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit+054-24-08 For a Free Vessel Safety Check: https://cgaux.org/vsc/ For a Virtual […]
In these changed times, Shriver Hall Concert Series is offering a digital recital by Israeli pianist, Inon Barnatan, who explores works of musical transformation across two centuries. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Selected ‘Songs without Words’ Ronald Stevenson (1928-2015) ‘Peter Grimes’ Fantasy on Themes from Benjamin Britten Opera George Gershwin (1898-1937) Prelude No. 2 George Gershwin (1898-1937) I […]