Stephanie Hughes http://wypr.org en Painting the Walls of Station North http://wypr.org/post/painting-walls-station-north <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Station North Arts District is the home of many murals being displayed as part of </span><a href="http://openwallsbaltimore.com/Map-of-Walls" style="line-height: 1.5;">Open Walls Baltimore 2</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;Tom Hall takes a tour with &nbsp;the artist Gaia, the curator of the project.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Stephanie Hughes 13331 at http://wypr.org Painting the Walls of Station North How Images Shape Our Memories http://wypr.org/post/how-images-shape-our-memories <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you think of the attacks of September 11th, what picture comes into your mind? Perhaps it’s the image of the Twin Towers, burning. &nbsp;Or of three firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero after the attacks. &nbsp; Whatever comes to you, visuals tend to play a large role in how we form our idea of what took place during an event.</span></p><div> Fri, 23 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Stephanie Hughes 13552 at http://wypr.org How Images Shape Our Memories The Tea Party Nobody Talks About http://wypr.org/post/tea-party-nobody-talks-about <div>Every American school kid knows that in 1773, colonists in Massachusetts angrily tossed tea into the harbor, furious about the new tax British Parliament had imposed tea. &nbsp;Not as well known is the story of a similar incident five months later on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, in Chestertown, then an important international port. &nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 23 May 2014 12:55:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Stephanie Hughes 13553 at http://wypr.org The Tea Party Nobody Talks About Who Would Be Saved? http://wypr.org/post/who-would-be-saved <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During the flu pandemic of 1918 to 1919, tens of millions of people died worldwide. &nbsp;A new study asked the citizens of Maryland to consider the ethical choices that would have to be made if such a flu were to strike again. &nbsp;Who would be treated first? How would ventilators be allocated? &nbsp; They asked people from around the state to consider those questions. </span><a href="http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201310-379OC#.U2OYBXYUpBo" style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The results were published in the <em>Annals of the American Thoracic Society.&nbsp;</em></a></p><div> Wed, 21 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Stephanie Hughes 13441 at http://wypr.org Who Would Be Saved? Notes from a Colored Girl http://wypr.org/post/notes-colored-girl <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How did a 21 year old woman of mixed race see the world in the </span>1860s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">? That's the topic Loyola Professor Kaye Wise Whitehead is exploring in her first book. It's called </span><a href="http://www.sc.edu/uscpress/books/2014/7352.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis.</em></a></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Stephanie Hughes 13440 at http://wypr.org Notes from a Colored Girl The Secrets of Coney Island http://wypr.org/post/secrets-coney-island <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Metropolitan Museum of Art calls the photographer Walker Evans “the progenitor of the documentary tradition in American photography.” &nbsp;Evans is known and admired for his Depression era portraits of people in small rural communities, but it’s a photograph he took in Coney Island in New York in 1928 that caught the eye of Barbara </span>Scheiber of Gaithersburg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></div><div> Wed, 14 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Stephanie Hughes 13077 at http://wypr.org The Secrets of Coney Island Navigating Generational Style Disputes http://wypr.org/post/navigating-generational-style-disputes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” &nbsp;That’s philosopher and poet Henry David Thoreau wrote that. &nbsp;And though it’s not known how fashionable Thoreau was while hanging out around Walden pond, the differences between parents and kids on what’s appropriate to wear … can be vast. &nbsp;</span></p><div> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:55:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Stephanie Hughes 13017 at http://wypr.org Navigating Generational Style Disputes Portraits of Baltimore Voguers http://wypr.org/post/portraits-baltimore-voguers <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The phenomenon of voguing&nbsp;goes back centuries, and is well-known in certain parts of&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Baltimore. &nbsp;T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he French photographer, </span>Frédéric<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Nauczyciel has documented it. &nbsp;P<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ortraits of members of Baltimore’s </span>voguing<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> community are on display at the <a href="http://www.juliemeneret.com/gallery">Julie </a></span><a href="http://www.juliemeneret.com/gallery">Meneret</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.juliemeneret.com/gallery"> Contemporary Art Gallery</a> in New York until Sunday, May 18th. </span></div><div> Mon, 12 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Stephanie Hughes 12965 at http://wypr.org Portraits of Baltimore Voguers The Options for Repairing 26th Street http://wypr.org/post/options-repairing-26th-street <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been just over a week since the collapse of the large retaining wall that separated the unit-block of east </span>26th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street from the </span>CSX<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> railroad tracks below, in Charles Village Baltimore. &nbsp;</span></p><div> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:55:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Stephanie Hughes 12843 at http://wypr.org The Options for Repairing 26th Street Steven Galloway, On the Stories We Tell Ourselves http://wypr.org/post/steven-galloway-stories-we-tell-ourselves <div>Author Steven Galloway has invented a new story about the legendary Harry Houdini. &nbsp;It’s in a&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">new novel called <em>The&nbsp;</em></span><em>Confabulist</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and it’s about truth and the appearance of truth, and the power, complications and inter-connectedness of magic and memory.</span></div><div> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:45:25 +0000 Tom Hall & Stephanie Hughes 12730 at http://wypr.org Steven Galloway, On the Stories We Tell Ourselves