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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Why Bigger is Better for Artist Joe Sheppard

"Fiori da Rita" by Joe Sheppard. Size is 83" by 69."

Tom Hall talks with artist Joseph Sheppard about his exhibit "On a Grand Scale."

Artist Joseph Sheppard splits his time between Baltimore and a home in Italy.   Over the next several months, his work as a painter will be featured in an exhibition devoted to large-scale, realist works depicting scenes from history and current times.  They are displayed in a gallery at the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi that is devoted to Sheppard’s work.  The exhibition is called Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale.  More information here.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Gender and Wages - 5/5/14

Virtually everyone knows that men earn more than women on average.  The question is why.  Some theorize that a primary reason is that women disproportionately self-select into lower wage occupations like social work while men are more likely to enter highly compensated fields such as engineering.  But there are data indicating that that theory is insufficient to explain gender-based income gaps.

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
6:10 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Cheese

Credit Gunnar Magnusson

  5/4/2014 - Tony and Chef discuss their favorite cheeses.

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Maryland Morning
2:46 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

The 2014 Republican Candidates for Governor

From Left to Right: Charles Lollar, David Craig, Larry Hogan, and Ron George

Maryland Morning's interviews with the GOP candidates for Governor.
Maryland’s primary election will take place June 24th. This is a special podcast we’ve put together with all of Maryland Morning's interviews with the candidates vying for the Republican nomination for Governor. Each interview is about ten minutes long. We’ve arranged them in alphabetical order. 
The Signal
9:39 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Maryland Film Festival preview, and Devociones y Fe

Film Critic Josh Slates previews the 2014 Maryland film Festival with guests John Waters, Chris LaMartina, and others; Bret Jaspers profiles the community art exhibition Devociones y Fe

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. May 2, 1-2 p.m.
9:22 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Midday on Film

Megastar George Clooney before he hit it big.

Few could predict the meteoric rise of actor George Clooney to Hollywood megastardom from his days on the television sitcom Roseanne. During our monthly visit with Midday film critics Linda DeLibero and Christopher Llewellyn Reed, we'll talk about the actors and actresses, such as Clooney and Amy Adams, whose performances have surprised us over the years.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. May 2, 12-1 pm
9:17 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Midday Friday

Baltimore's Peale Museum has stood vacant for 17 years.

Rep. John Sarbanes talks about his idea to get more Americans and so-called "small money" involved in political campaigns, a way to counter recent Supreme Court decisions that favor big money and corporations.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

David Craig, Candidate for Governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig.

Sheilah Kast talks with Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig.

Maryland’s primary election will take place June 24th.  Next week, we’ll speak with Democrats running for Governor.  This week, we’ve been talking to the four men running for the Republican nomination.  One of them is Harford County Executive David Craig.  

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Remembering Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger
Credit Credit: Josef Schwarz / Creative Commons

Tom Hall talks with Walt Michael and Caleb Stine about Pete Seeger.

Today, we remember Pete Seeger. The iconic folk musician and activist, died in January at the age of 94. He would have been 95 tomorrow.

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Headlines
8:43 am
Fri May 2, 2014

The Baltimore Street Collapse, Blue Crabs, MD’s Bike-Friendliness, & A Profile Of Anthony Brown

The CSX train line that runs parallel to the unit block of East 26th Street after the street collapse. Eight vehicles were damaged as a result.
Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR

More on the street collapse in Baltimore’s Charles Village – where people from the 19 evacuated homes may have to stay away for up to 40 days. Plus: a decline in blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay, a profile of Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, Anne Arundel County’s budget, Maryland’s bike-friendliness, and more.

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