Jamyla Kay http://wypr.org en Writer Susan Sullam on Her Father's Secret Search for Nazi Plunder http://wypr.org/post/writer-susan-sullam-her-fathers-secret-search-nazi-plunder <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2177771/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">“Monuments Men,” </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the film, was based on a true story. As it became clear the allies would win World War II , President Franklin D. Roosevelt commissioned a platoon to rescue stolen art and other personal and cultural treasures plundered by the Nazis. In that platoon seven men, “Monuments Men” as they were known, embarked on what’s been called “the greatest treasure hunt in history.”&nbsp;</span></p><div><div> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:50:51 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 502701 at http://wypr.org Writer Susan Sullam on Her Father's Secret Search for Nazi Plunder Tracking Economic and Social Change in Two Eastern Shore Towns http://wypr.org/post/tracking-economic-and-social-change-two-eastern-shore-towns <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Somerset County, the southernmost county on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, was founded in 1666.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s motto for centuries has been </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Semper</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eadem</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;Latin for “Always the same.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A lot has indeed stayed the same, but even at the bottom tip of Maryland, the normal processes of time and struggles to bring about change intentionally…have had effects also. &nbsp;</span></p></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:00:48 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 502573 at http://wypr.org Tracking Economic and Social Change in Two Eastern Shore Towns What To See At The Contemporary American Theater Festival http://wypr.org/post/what-see-contemporary-american-theater-festival <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Theater critic J. Wynn </span>Rousuck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has returned from the </span><a href="http://catf.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Contemporary American Theater Festival </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in </span>Shepherdstown<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, West Virginia, with five reviews in hand. She brings us this review.&nbsp;</span></p></div><div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:50:00 +0000 J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 502447 at http://wypr.org What To See At The Contemporary American Theater Festival Author Tiphanie Yanique on "Land of Love and Drowning" http://wypr.org/post/author-tiphanie-yanique-land-love-and-drowning <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tom Hall talks with </span><a href="http://tiphanieyanique.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Tiphanie&nbsp;Yanique</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, author of the new novel "Land of Love and Drowning." Set in the Virgin Islands and spanning six decades, it follows a family struggling with the search for personal and national identity.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yanique&nbsp;will read from her debut novel at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore on Tuesday. More information </span><a href="http://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/an_evening_with_katie_d_ulysse_and_tiphanie_yanique#.U80MdvldXz4" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">here.</a></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 502445 at http://wypr.org Author Tiphanie Yanique on "Land of Love and Drowning" Measuring Floods in Annapolis http://wypr.org/post/measuring-floods-annapolis <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Reuters news agency published</span><a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/10/us-usa-sealevel-flood-idUSKBN0FF20220140710" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> its analysis </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">last week of coastal flooding along the Eastern Seaboard. &nbsp; They tracked the average number of days several East Coast cities were above flood thresholds.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:52:25 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 502309 at http://wypr.org Measuring Floods in Annapolis How Healthy Is Baltimore's Metro Housing Market? http://wypr.org/post/how-healthy-baltimores-metro-housing-market <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Around the state, “For Sale” banners are going up, signs are being staked into front yards and open houses are taking place every weekend.&nbsp; All that’s typical for this time of year, but what’s the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">current situation for buyers and sellers?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">To catch us up on how the greater Baltimore housing market is doing is Andrew </span>Strauch<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Vice President of the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which compiles data on residential real estate. Sheilah talks with him about it.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 502189 at http://wypr.org How Healthy Is Baltimore's Metro Housing Market? Baltimore Museum of Art Features the Work of Seth Adelsberger http://wypr.org/post/baltimore-museum-art-features-work-seth-adelsberger <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Front Room Exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art currently features the work of <a href="http://sethadelsberger.tumblr.com/">Seth </a></span><a href="http://sethadelsberger.tumblr.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Adelsberger</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; He was born in </span>Emmitsburg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and he received a degree in Fine Arts from Towson University.&nbsp; A co-founder of the </span>Nudashank<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gallery, he has exhibited the work of many emerging artists, and now, nearly a dozen of his own works are featured in the </span>BMA’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Contemporary Wing, in a show </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">curated</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> by the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">BMA’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Curator of Contemporary Art, Kristen </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hileman</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; Seth </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Adelsberger</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins Tom Hall in the studio.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:50:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 502188 at http://wypr.org Baltimore Museum of Art Features the Work of Seth Adelsberger The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize http://wypr.org/post/janet-walter-sondheim-artscape-prize <div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Saturday night, Tom Hall attended the announcement of the winner of the </span>9th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual Janet &amp; Walter </span>Sondheim<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Artscape<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Prize. &nbsp;It was held at the Walters Art Museum, where an exhibition of the work of the seven </span>Sondheim<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> finalists is on display. 458 artists applied for the award. &nbsp;A panel of artists and curators from NY chose seven finalists. &nbsp;Baltimore was heavily represented in that group. &nbsp;Six of the seven finalists call Charm City home. &nbsp;</span></p></div><div> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:50:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 502116 at http://wypr.org The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize "Carrie the Musical" http://wypr.org/post/carrie-musical <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You may have gotten to know Carrie White in book form and you've watched others torment her on the silver screen, but how will a musical tackle her haunting story?&nbsp;</span></p><p><em>Maryland Morning's </em>Tom Hall and J. Wynn Rousuck review the dark notes of Studio Theatre's production of "Carrie the Musical."</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:45:39 +0000 Tom Hall, J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 502030 at http://wypr.org "Carrie the Musical" What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? http://wypr.org/post/what-polycystic-ovarian-syndrome <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nutritionist Monica </span>Reinagel<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is a regular guest on Maryland Morning. Today, Tom Hall talks with her about a condition that 10-percent of women of child bearing age have to confront. &nbsp;It’s called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (</span>PCOS<span style="line-height: 1.5;">). Read Monica's tips for </span><a href="http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/4-nutrition-tips-for-pcos-sufferers" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">how you can change your diet to help control PCOS</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:40:56 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 502115 at http://wypr.org What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?