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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon March 31, 2014

"The Homo Poe Show" at the Theatre Project

Tony Byrd (left) and Alec Weinberg (right) perform "Do You Mark Me Well?"
Credit Zachary Handler

J. Wynn Rousuck reviews the Iron Crow Theatre's production of "The Homo Poe Show."

  Looking at Edgar Allen Poe's work through a LGBT lens. Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck brings us her review of Iron Crow Theatre Company's production of "The Homo Poe Show" at the Theatre Project.

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Maryland Morning
8:40 am
Mon March 31, 2014

"Designed for Flowers" at the Walters Art Museum

Katō Yasukage, 2006, stoneware. The Betsy and Robert Feinberg Collection.
Credit © The Walters Art Museum, John Dean Photographer.

Tom Hall tours the Walters Art Museum exhibit "Designed for Flowers."

Tom Hall takes a tour through a new exhibit at the Walters Art Museum that highlights contemporary Japanese ceramics.  He's joined by Julia Marciari-Alexander, the Walters' executive director and Robert Mintz, the Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Quincy Scott Curator of Asian Art.

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Headlines
8:08 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Obamacare Deadline, Baltimore’s Vacants, Transgender Rights, & Opening Day at Camden Yards

Credit Keith Allison via flickr

Today is the deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but Marylanders who begin the process today will be allowed to complete it. We kick off a series on Baltimore’s vacant properties. Plus: a transgender rights bill may go before voters. And it’s Opening Day for the Orioles.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Economic Indicators and International Students - 3/31/14

Economists love leading economic indicators.  As many people are aware, economists do not have a great reputation for forecasting accuracy.  So we are always on the hunt for leading indicators that might help to improve our record.  Here’s a prediction. 

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
12:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Damaged Nest Egg

The Damaged Nest Egg 3/31/14

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Baltimore Stories
4:08 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Going Up Without The Elevator Operators Was Bringing Baltimore Shoppers Down

Gil Sandler, reporter extraordinaire

In 1946, Hochschild Kohn's department store decided to install automated elevators - dismissing the operators, management thought, forever.  But when the automatic elevators were installed and the operators dismissed, the management was in for a very big surprise. 

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The Signal
3:44 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Baltimore banjo history, Understanding Joy, The Rucksack, The Memo, and Sabatinos' Peachy Dixon

Banjo historians Pete Ross, Bob Winans, and Greg Adams, with a collection of mid-nineteenth-century banjos

A look at the twisted history of the banjo, a documentary about problem gambling, an ode to an Iraq War veteran’s rucksack, Single Carrot’s production of Vaclav Havel’s “The Memo,” and a Stoop story from Sabatino’s waitress Peachy Dixon

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The First Five Years
11:39 am
Fri March 28, 2014

The First Five Years: Blocks

Credit Maryland Family Network

The March 26 episode of "The First Five Years."

“The building blocks of our children’s success” is often used to refer to the latest trends for children. But it turns out that one of the most significant building blocks a child encounters is exactly that—blocks.

For more on this topic and others, visit marylandfamilynetwork.org

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Maryland Morning
11:32 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Kris Burnett on Community Organizing

Kris Burnettt
Credit Jim Sandoz

Today, David Warnock speaks with Kris Burnett, board member with the Edmondson Village Community Association. They discuss community organizing in Baltimore.

Burnett is a Baltimore Social Innovation Journal Award winner. You can read more about his work here

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