Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon July 21, 2014

What To See At The Contemporary American Theater Festival

Kaliswa Brewster plays an Iraq War veteran in "One Night," by Charles Fuller.
Credit Seth Freeman

Theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews five plays from the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has returned from the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, with five reviews in hand. She brings us this review. 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Author Tiphanie Yanique on "Land of Love and Drowning"

Tiphanie Yanique
Credit Debbie Grossman

Tom talks with author Tiphanie Yanique about her debut novel "Land of Love and Drowning."

Tom Hall talks with Tiphanie Yanique, author of the new novel "Land of Love and Drowning." Set in the Virgin Islands and spanning six decades, it follows a family struggling with the search for personal and national identity. Yanique will read from her debut novel at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore on Tuesday. More information here.

NPR's Giles Snyder can be heard on NPR stations nationwide, bringing listeners the latest in national and international developments. His newscasts have been a regular part of NPR News' weekend overnight coverage since June 2004.

Prior to coming to NPR, Snyder worked for sixteen years at West Virginia Public Radio. He held a variety of on-air as well as managerial positions at the station, including operations director, program director, and the morning and local news anchor and reporter. He also spent time as the station's afternoon anchor/reporter.

Snyder has been awarded a variety of state Associated Press Awards for his newscasting role in public radio. He was also a proud member of an award-winning news team in West Virginia.

UMMC Commentary
3:43 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Dr. Tatiana Sanses

Dr. Tatiana Sanses is a member of the division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery in the department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland.

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Programs
1:43 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

"Old Jube and Ben Hur"

Maryland Morning Podcast
12:11 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, Measuring Floods in Annapolis, and Summer Books

Gov. Martin O'Malley swearing in Mary Ellen Barbera as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in July 2013.

Appeals Court Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, analysis of flooding in Annapolis, and summer books with Carla Hayden, head of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. July 18, 1-2 p.m.
10:16 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Midday Eats BBQ

Local BBQ guru George Hensler with his home cooked ribs outside WYPR's Studio A.
Credit Nikki Gamer, WYPR

Local barbecue guru and food writer George Hensler joins Midday foodies John Shields of Gertrude's and Henry Hong of the Thames Street Oyster House to dish on the best recipes, sauces, and techniques for a summer at the grille. Also: A visit from gourmet popsicle maker Justin Daniel, co-owner of Baltimore-based Pop Couture, LLC.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. July 18, 12-1 p.m.
10:10 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Midday Friday: Boog Powell

Boog Powell

The legendary Orioles first baseman and king of barbecue talks about his life before, during and after his Major League career. Boog Powell is the subject of a new biography co-written with former Baltimore Sun columnist Rob Kasper, "Baltimore Baseball and Barbecue with "Boog Powell: Stories from the Orioles' Smokey Slugger," published this month by American Palate.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri July 18, 2014

A Year In The Life Of Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera

Gov. Martin O'Malley swearing in Mary Ellen Barbera as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in July 2013.
Credit Office of the Maryland Governor

Sheilah talks with Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera about her first year in that role.

Mary Ellen Barbera was a public school teacher in Baltimore when she began taking night law school classes at the University of Maryland. About 30 years ago, she graduated from law school, passed the Maryland bar, and began down a path that would lead her to Maryland’s highest court, the Court of Appeals. A year ago this month, she became that court’s first female Chief Judge. She joins Sheilah to talk about her first year in that role.

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Maryland Morning
8:52 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Measuring Floods in Annapolis

Annapolis
Credit Charlie Stinchcomb/flickr

To discuss coastal flooding in Annapolis, Sheilah speaks with Dave Mandell, Public Information Officer for the City of Annapolis Office of Emergency Management.

Reuters news agency published its analysis last week of coastal flooding along the Eastern Seaboard.   They tracked the average number of days several East Coast cities were above flood thresholds. 

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