Aaron Henkin

Host, The Signal, Sr. Producer & Cultural Features Reporter

Aaron Henkin is a co-creator and producer of “The Signal” on WYPR.  His work has aired nationally on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered,” PRI’s “Studio 360” and “The World,” and APM’s “The Story.”  Aaron is also the creator, producer and host of the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings radio series, “Tapestry of the Times.”

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Out of the Blocks
1:54 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

400 E Patapsco

all photos by Wendel Patrick www.wendelpatrick.com

On the 400 block of E Patapsco Avenue, you'll meet octogenarian pigeon racers, evangelizing barbers, philosophical convenience-store clerks, reformed and not-so-reformed drug dealers, aspiring hip hop musicians, and more.  

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Out of the Blocks
1:15 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

3300 Greenmount

all photos by Wendel Patrick www.wendelpatrick.com

On the 3300 block of Greenmount Avenue, you'll meet store clerks and restaurateurs from all over the globe - Pakistan, Mali, Korea, China, Thailand, Eritrea, and the Ukraine.  You'll also meet born & bred Baltimore entrepreneurs, bar-flies, and street corner preachers.

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The Signal
1:57 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

The Underground Railroad Immersion Experience, and "A Complicated Legacy"

Historian Anthony Cohen in his back yard, with a replica slave collar

Historian Anthony Cohen brings the ‘living history’ model to the Underground Railroad; and novelist Robert Stucky talks about A Complicated Legacy, the story of a Southern plantation owner’s effort to emancipate his slaves, who were also his family.  

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The Signal
12:58 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

Life after Russian Roulette; The Flying Eyes in South America; and Prince’s Rally for Peace Concert

Former undercover narcotics officer Michael B Kaminski talks about the moral perils of his career;  a radio postcard from Baltimore rock band, The Flying Eyes; and an essay from Marion Winik about Prince’s Rally For Peace concert in Baltimore.

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The Signal
12:36 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

One Child for Another, Ad Hoc Fiasco, and Charm City Fringe

Nancy Murray’s adoption memoir, One Child for Another; the Ad Hoc Fiasco at the Wyman park Dell; and a ‘farmer’s market for the arts’ at Charm City Fringe

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