Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Baltimore actress Kay-Megan Washington has scored something most performers only dream about – a major role in a movie! “The Christmas Lottery” begins airing on BET, BET Her, and streaming services on December 12. Ms. Washington is a fabulous singer-actress and I recently spoke with her about her role as the family matriarch as well […]
The school year is underway and many families are struggling more than ever to provide their kids with the items they need to succeed in class. I spoke with Sharon Matthews, Founder and CEO of Wish List Depot, about how her organization seeks to help students in the Baltimore area.
The Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center, a member agency of the Maryland Child Care Resource Network, serves parents, child care providers, the business community, and others. Recently, I spoke with Suzanne Funk, a specialist in infant and early childhood mental health, about the agency’s work and how it’s being impacted by COVID-19.
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 […]
Well, it won’t do your love life any favors, at least not in Aristophanes’ Lysistrata. Spotlighters Theatre is presenting Sarah Ruden’s translation of this 411 BCE satire from September 21-October 14; I recently chatted about the production with co-directors Michael Blum and Darlene Harris.