Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast http://wypr.org en Examining the Messages in Handel's Messiah http://wypr.org/post/examining-messages-handels-messiah <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Although many people associate the Hallelujah Chorus and Handel’s Messiah with the Christmas holiday season, in fact, Handel, who performed the work dozens of times, never once performed it in December. &nbsp;All of his performances were during this time of year, Lent. &nbsp;</span></p><div> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:45:47 +0000 Tom Hall 11776 at http://wypr.org Examining the Messages in Handel's Messiah Safer Streets, Safer Spaces http://wypr.org/post/safer-streets-safer-spaces <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Warm temperatures bring more people out on the street, making them more vulnerable to catcalling. Street harassment is sexual harassment or assault in public spaces. This form of harassment can happen in any public space.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:50:00 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Cassandra Morales 11339 at http://wypr.org Safer Streets, Safer Spaces The Checkup: How the ACA is Changing Nursing http://wypr.org/post/checkup-how-aca-changing-nursing <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Under the Affordable Care Act, people are more likely to receive care in community health centers and at home than in hospitals, which means new responsibilities for nurses. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the state does its full sprint to educate the uninsured, we wanted to focus on how some of the most crucial players are adapting: nurses.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:00:27 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 9866 at http://wypr.org The Checkup: How the ACA is Changing Nursing "The Dresser" at Everyman Theatre http://wypr.org/post/dresser-everyman-theatre <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our theater critic on a play about the theater.&nbsp;</span><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;"> reviews</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;"The Dresser" at Everyman </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Theatre</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"The Dresser" <a href="http://everymantheatre.org/productions/The-Dresser" target="_blank">continues at Everyman&nbsp;</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://everymantheatre.org/productions/The-Dresser" target="_blank">Theatre</a> until March 23.&nbsp;</span></p><div> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:45:00 +0000 J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 9801 at http://wypr.org "The Dresser" at Everyman Theatre MAP, BWI and "Light Touch" http://wypr.org/post/map-bwi-and-light-touch <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tom Hall visits a new exhibit at Baltimore Washington International </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thurgood</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Marshall Airport (</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">BWI</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">) that highlights the work of local and international artists who photograph places and objects which appear <em>mostly </em>on the ground.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:50:17 +0000 Jamyla Kay & Tom Hall 9589 at http://wypr.org MAP, BWI and "Light Touch" "The Book of Mormon" at the Hippodrome http://wypr.org/post/book-mormon-hippodrome <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"The Book of Mormon" is in town! Tom Hall and J. Wynn </span>Rousuck<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;discuss the Tony award-winning musical, </span><a href="http://baltimore.broadway.com/shows/book-mormon-baa/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">now at The Hippodrome</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:45:27 +0000 Tom Hall, J. Wynn Rousuck & Jamyla Kay 9490 at http://wypr.org "The Book of Mormon" at the Hippodrome Jay Smooth on How to Talk About Race http://wypr.org/post/jay-smooth-how-talk-about-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How should we talk about race? How often should we examine our own thoughts and feelings about race? Jay Smooth has some best practices for these difficult conversations.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:40:27 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 9493 at http://wypr.org Jay Smooth on How to Talk About Race Bill to Shield Non-Violent Misdemeanors in the Legislature http://wypr.org/post/bill-shield-non-violent-misdemeanors-legislature <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Maryland legislature is considering a bill called the "Maryland Second Chance Act of 2014" (</span><a href="http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmMain.aspx?id=sb0804&amp;stab=01&amp;pid=billpage&amp;tab=subject3&amp;ys=2014RS" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">SB 0804</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><a href="http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmMain.aspx?id=hb1166&amp;stab=01&amp;pid=billpage&amp;tab=subject3&amp;ys=2014RS" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">HB&nbsp;1166</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">) which would shield convictions for ten non-violent misdemeanors&nbsp;from the eyes of the public-including most employers. A path to a second chance, or an unfair restriction on employers?</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:00:43 +0000 Sheilah Kast & Jamyla Kay 9389 at http://wypr.org Bill to Shield Non-Violent Misdemeanors in the Legislature The Singularity is Coming! http://wypr.org/post/singularity-coming <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How is technology impacting our lives?&nbsp; A new exhibit, Human, Soul &amp; Machine: The Coming Singularity! at the </span><a href="http://www.avam.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">American Visionary Arts Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> looks at how artists are interpreting the relationship between humans and machines. Tom Hall talks with the museum’s founder and director, Rebecca </span>Hoffberger<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:50:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 9268 at http://wypr.org The Singularity is Coming! "The Merry Wives of Windsor" In Platforms? http://wypr.org/post/merry-wives-windsor-platforms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's artistic director&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ian Gallanar</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and managing director and actress Lesley Malin tell Tom Hall about their 70's spin on the Shakespearean comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Gallanar and Malin also talk about plans for CSC's new theater in downtown Baltimore.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:50:00 +0000 Tom Hall & Jamyla Kay 9212 at http://wypr.org "The Merry Wives of Windsor" In Platforms?