Aaron Henkin http://wypr.org en The Banjo’s Twisted History, The Washington Monument's Restoration, and Nick Sjostrom’s “I Am OK" http://wypr.org/post/banjo-s-twisted-history-washington-monuments-restoration-and-nick-sjostrom-s-i-am-ok <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The twisted history of the banjo in America; a visit to the Washington Monument at Mount Vernon Place; and Nick </span>Sjostrom’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> album, “I am OK”</span></div><div> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:08:48 +0000 Aaron Henkin 502509 at http://wypr.org The Banjo’s Twisted History, The Washington Monument's Restoration, and Nick Sjostrom’s “I Am OK" Little Italy in Photos, Understanding Joy, and Musician Sean Beier http://wypr.org/post/little-italy-photos-understanding-joy-and-musician-sean-beier <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Photographer Harry Connolly on his 16 years in Little Italy; the gambling documentary ‘Understanding Joy’; and jazz musician Sean </span>Beier</div><div> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:01:38 +0000 Aaron Henkin 502251 at http://wypr.org Little Italy in Photos, Understanding Joy, and Musician Sean Beier A Lego Armada, Zig Zag Wanderer, and Jacob Panic http://wypr.org/post/lego-armada-zig-zag-wanderer-and-jacob-panic <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commodore Wilbert McKinley’s Lego ‘Teach-Fleet,’ Madison </span>Smartt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bell’s </span>‘Zig<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Zag<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wanderer,’ and Jacob Panic’s banjo ‘pop-grass’</span></div><div> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:22:28 +0000 Aaron Henkin 501965 at http://wypr.org A Lego Armada, Zig Zag Wanderer, and Jacob Panic The Signal: 7.4.14 http://wypr.org/post/signal-7414 <p>A visit with Cambodian music master Chum Ngek.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 22:36:00 +0000 Aaron Henkin 501548 at http://wypr.org The Signal: 7.4.14 In search of E B White; Benn Ray’s book picks; and Betsy Boyd’s baby-making odyssey http://wypr.org/post/search-e-b-white-benn-ray-s-book-picks-and-betsy-boyd-s-baby-making-odyssey <div>Andrew Reiner recounts his road trip to the secret stomping grounds of E B White; Atomic Books' Benn&nbsp;Ray recommends books; and Betsy Boyd's continuing baby-making adventures</div><div> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:18:29 +0000 Aaron Henkin & Lisa Morgan 501326 at http://wypr.org In search of E B White; Benn Ray’s book picks; and Betsy Boyd’s baby-making odyssey A Place of Truth, Fort McHenry Guard Fife & Drum Corps, and Kristen Toedtman http://wypr.org/post/place-truth-fort-mchenry-guard-fife-drum-corps-and-kristen-toedtman <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The story of street-corner poet Abi Mott; a visit with the Fort McHenry Guard Fife &amp; Drum Corps; and a studio mini-concert with Kristen Toedtman</span></div><div> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:17:01 +0000 Aaron Henkin 500979 at http://wypr.org A Place of Truth, Fort McHenry Guard Fife & Drum Corps, and Kristen Toedtman Cantata for a Loop Trail, Ultima Partida, 48 Hour Film Project, and The New Black http://wypr.org/post/cantata-loop-trail-ultima-partida-48-hour-film-project-and-new-black <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A preview of Erik Spangler’s ‘hiking opera,’ Cantata for a Loop Trail; Monica Lopez-Gonzalez’ theatrical experiment, </span>Ultima<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Partida<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – The Final Draw; Rob Hatch reviews the 48 Hour Film Project; and </span>Yoruba<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Richen discusses her documentary, The New Black</span></div><div> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:25:23 +0000 Aaron Henkin 500627 at http://wypr.org Cantata for a Loop Trail, Ultima Partida, 48 Hour Film Project, and The New Black Rosemary’s Rabbit, Nerd Camp 2.0, and the Free State Theatre Organ Society http://wypr.org/post/rosemary-s-rabbit-nerd-camp-20-and-free-state-theatre-organ-society <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A radio adaptation of Ron Tanner’s short story, “Rosemary’s Rabbit”; </span>Elissa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brent </span>Weissman’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> book, Nerd Camp 2.0; and a visit with the Free State </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Organ Society</span></div><div> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 13:48:33 +0000 Aaron Henkin & Lisa Morgan 500254 at http://wypr.org Rosemary’s Rabbit, Nerd Camp 2.0, and the Free State Theatre Organ Society The Manly Deeds, Poet Lalita Noronha, and “The Paradise that Wasn’t” http://wypr.org/post/manly-deeds-poet-lalita-noronha-and-paradise-wasn-t <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charm City old-time band <em>The Manly Deeds</em>; </span>Lalita<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Noronha's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> poetry collection, <em>Her Skin </em></span><em>Phyllo-thin</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">; and </span>Evodie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Ngoy’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> documentary film, <em>The Paradise that Wasn’t</em></span></div><div> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:52:57 +0000 Aaron Henkin & Lisa Morgan 13854 at http://wypr.org The Manly Deeds, Poet Lalita Noronha, and “The Paradise that Wasn’t” Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward, Roll Call Ritual, and Katherine Cottle’s “I Remain Yours” http://wypr.org/post/black-sabbath-drummer-bill-ward-roll-call-ritual-and-katherine-cottle-s-i-remain-yours <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Black Sabbath</em> drummer <strong>Bill Ward</strong> remembers his years as a heavy metal trailblazer; <strong>Lisa Van Wormer</strong> shares an essay on ritual and symbolism in a military formation; and <strong>Katherine </strong></span><strong>Cottle</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> discusses her book, <em>I Remain Yours: &nbsp;Secret Mission Love Letters of My Mormon Great-Grandparents</em></span></div><div> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:54:36 +0000 Aaron Henkin 13508 at http://wypr.org Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward, Roll Call Ritual, and Katherine Cottle’s “I Remain Yours”