Jamyla Kay http://wypr.org en Common Core Bills in the General Assembly http://wypr.org/post/common-core-bills-general-assembly <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The General Assembly considered </span><a href="http://marylandreporter.com/2014/03/23/state-legislatures-see-rise-in-bills-targeting-common-core/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">several bills </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to change implementation of the Common Core State Standards—or as Maryland refers to it—the ‘Maryland College and Career Ready Standards.’ Only three bills passed.</span></p><div>Gov. O’Malley is &nbsp;expected to sign one of those bills this morning-<a href="http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmMain.aspx?id=hb1164&amp;stab=01&amp;pid=billpage&amp;tab=subject3&amp;ys=2014RS" target="_blank">HB</a><a href="http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmMain.aspx?id=hb1164&amp;stab=01&amp;pid=billpage&amp;tab=subject3&amp;ys=2014RS" target="_blank"> 1164</a>.</div><div> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 11550 at http://wypr.org Common Core Bills in the General Assembly "The Memo" at Single Carrot Theatre http://wypr.org/post/memo-single-carrot-theatre <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Maryland Morning&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">theater critic J. Wynn </span>Rousuck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been to see "The Memo"</span><a href="http://singlecarrot.com/the-memo" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> at Single Carrot Theatre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It's up until April 27.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:45:00 +0000 J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 11500 at http://wypr.org "The Memo" at Single Carrot Theatre "Ghost: The Musical" at the Hippodrome http://wypr.org/post/ghost-musical-hippodrome <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A musical adaptation of the movie "Ghost" is in town. Should you see it before it slips away? Tom Hall and theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck review the Hippodrome's production.</p><p>"Ghost: The Musical" <a href="http://baltimore.broadway.com/shows/ghost-baa/" target="_blank">is up at the Hippodrome</a> through April 13.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:50:00 +0000 Tom Hall, J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 11440 at http://wypr.org "Ghost: The Musical" at the Hippodrome Shelley Puhak on "Guinevere in Baltimore" http://wypr.org/post/shelley-puhak-guinevere-baltimore <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What if characters from King </span>Authur's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> medieval court went to Lexington Market and Fort McHenry?&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In her latest book "</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guinevere in Baltimore,"&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Baltimore poet </span><a href="http://www.shelleypuhak.com/Shelley_Puhak%3A_official_site/_books.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Shelley Puhak </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">has placed Arthur and </span>Guinevere<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in those very spots.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 11243 at http://wypr.org Shelley Puhak on "Guinevere in Baltimore" Sarah Vowell and Ben Click on the Wit and Weight of Twain http://wypr.org/post/sarah-vowell-and-ben-click-wit-and-weight-twain <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For seven years, St. Mary's College of Maryland has held its 'Mark Twain Lecture Series on American Humor and Culture,' bringing academics, comedians and authors to the Southern Maryland campus.</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:55:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 11194 at http://wypr.org Sarah Vowell and Ben Click on the Wit and Weight of Twain "Water by the Spoonful" at Studio Theatre http://wypr.org/post/water-spoonful-studio-theatre <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Maryland Morning&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">theater critic J. Wynn </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rousuck</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been to see "Water by the Spoonful" </span><a href="http://www.studiotheatre.org/plays/play-detail/water-by-the-spoonful" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">at Studio Theatre in Washington D.C</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The production is up until April 13.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:50:00 +0000 J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 11195 at http://wypr.org "Water by the Spoonful" at Studio Theatre "Deadly Medicine" Exhibit at University of Maryland, Baltimore http://wypr.org/post/deadly-medicine-exhibit-university-maryland-baltimore <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tom Hall tours "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race," a new exhibit at the University of Maryland, Baltimore that examines eugenics—and how it’s affected today's medical ethics.</span></p><p>He is joined by Susan Bachrach, curator for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:45:25 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 11196 at http://wypr.org "Deadly Medicine" Exhibit at University of Maryland, Baltimore Bargaining Between Johns Hopkins Hospital and Maintenance Workers Continues http://wypr.org/post/bargaining-between-johns-hopkins-hospital-and-maintenance-workers-continues <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last night’s contract talks between Johns Hopkins Hospital management and hospital service and maintenance workers ended around 8 p.m., with no agreement. &nbsp;</span></p><div> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 11092 at http://wypr.org Bargaining Between Johns Hopkins Hospital and Maintenance Workers Continues Tracking the Ospreys http://wypr.org/post/tracking-ospreys <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's a long way from the Chesapeake Bay to Venezuela. More than 2,000 miles. But it's a trip made twice a year by ospreys. They summer in our region, and spend the winter where it's warmer.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>The birds are making their journey back to our region from South America right now, and the Chesapeake Bay is tracking the progress of four of them with the Osprey Tracking Project.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:55:39 +0000 Nathan Sterner & Jamyla Kay 10976 at http://wypr.org Tracking the Ospreys "The Homo Poe Show" at the Theatre Project http://wypr.org/post/homo-poe-show-theatre-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Looking at Edgar Allen Poe's work through a </span>LGBT<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lens.&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Maryland Morning&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">theater critic J. Wynn&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rousuck</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;brings us her&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">review of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Iron Crow&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Theatre</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Company's production of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"The Homo Poe Show" <a href="http://www.theatreproject.org/Shows/TheHomoPoeShow/" target="_blank">at the Theatre Project</a>.</span></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:45:00 +0000 J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 10862 at http://wypr.org "The Homo Poe Show" at the Theatre Project