Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Wed January 28, 2015

An Adaptation Of A Parody Of A Soap Opera At Baltimore's Annex Theater

"Mary Hartman" played by Carly J. Bales
Credit Annex Theater

 Folks of a certain age will remember the iconic cult TV show, "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman", from the 1970s, which poked fun at soap operas. Baltimore theatre artist Maggie Villegas has adapted the TV show for the Annex Theater stage. It stars Carly J. Bales as Mary Hartman. Tom Hall talks with them both.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed January 28, 2015

The Swan at Loch Raven

Credit David Simpson

We stroll along the banks of Loch Raven reservoir – one of the three primary sources of drinking water to Baltimore City and Baltimore County, listening to wildlife and author and photographer David Simpson's story of creating a children's book inspired by this place. His book, called The Swan at Loch Raven, is designed for beginning readers.

The book is available at Greetings & Readings, The Ivy Bookshop, and Amazon. David will be reading from the book at a National Reading Month event at Loch Raven United Methodist Church on March 3rd.

Cellar Notes
8:42 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Rodney Strong Resurgent - 1/28/15

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60
Quality key:  * = good decent wine  ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine

Rodney Strong  Zinfandel Knotty Vines", Sonoma '12 ***  $
(A very strong effort with tons of flavor)

Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley '12 **1/2 $
(Good Alex Valley cab, with good fruit)

Rodney Strong Chardonnay, Chalk Hill '13 **1/2 $
(Terrific value in chard from a prestigious appellation)

Rodney Strong Sauvignon Blanc "Charlotte Home" '13 *1/2 $
(Fruity melon style)

Rodney Strong Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley '12 ** $$    
(Good representative pinot from a strong appellation)

Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Wine World.

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Choral Arts Classics
8:59 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Madrigals to Musicals

For the January edition of Choral Arts Classics, Tom welcomes Chorus Manager Ellen Clayton and Assistant Conductor Leo Wanenchak to talk about how the Choral Arts Symphonic Chorus, Full Chorus and Chamber Chorus perform music from a wide-ranging repertoire, from Madrigals to Musicals.

ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
1:34 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

ClearPath - The Savers Credit

Credit Flickr/Chris Potter

What is the Savers Credit?

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Jan. 27, 1-2 P.M.
11:30 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Star Wars Empire

How did Star Wars go from a movie that no Hollywood studio wanted to a franchise worth $40 billion dollars? We explore the rich history with Chris Taylor, deputy editor of Mashable, author of "How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise.”

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Jan. 27, 12-1 P.M.
11:25 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Ted X Baltimore

This year's TEDxBaltimore theme is "Collisions."

Ahead of the event, at Morgan State University on Friday, we hear from three of its featured speakers: Julia Marciari-Alexander, director of the Walters Art Museum, on how she's reimagining the museum experience for the future; Greg Cantori, former head of Maryland Nonprofits, on the use of the Genuine Progress Indicator to determine the country's well-being; and Shanaysha Sauls, chair of the

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Radio Kitchen #1318
9:09 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Winter Soups and Stews With Root Vegetables

January 27, 2015 - Radio Kitchen - Winter Soups and Stews With Root Vegetables

In the depths of winter we look to the kitchen as a source of warmth and comfort.  And few things warm us up better than a hearty stew.  And since we have so many good root vegetables available to us, it's easy to concoct a delicious winter stew.

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A Blue View
8:51 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Mysteries of the Deep - 1/27/15

Thousands of feet beneath the surface of the ocean, animals live, even thrive, in conditions that are impossible for most of us to even imagine. Our blue planet is indeed a water planet, yet incredibly, over 90 percent of the ocean remains unexplored and unseen by humans. 

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5:06 am
Tue January 27, 2015

School Delays and Closures: January 27, 2015

Total snow accumulations as of 5am.
Credit National Weather Service /

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through 10am, with snowfall possible through the morning. Total snow accumulations remain well below what's being seen farther up the East Coast. But the snow is enough to prompt some schedule changes.

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