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Jamyla Krempel

Digital Producer

Jamyla came to us from Delmarva Public Radio, where she was a reporter and local host for All Things Considered.  Thanks to funding from local foundations and members of the WYPR Board of Directors, she's helping us produce "The Lines Between Us." At Delmarva Public Radio, Jamyla was awarded "2011 Best News Series" by the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association for her look at racial inequality in Somerset County’s government, and she's covered redistricting, same-sex marriage, and the depictions of minorities on television.  She also led an NPR-guided revamp of the Delmarva Public Radio website.

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Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's artistic director Ian Gallanar and managing director and actress Lesley Malin tell Tom Hall about their 70's spin on the Shakespearean comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Gallanar and Malin also talk about plans for CSC's new theater in downtown Baltimore.

Envision Salisbury

It’s been more than three decades since a new building went up in downtown Salisbury on the Eastern Shore.  The city’s is aiming to revitalize itself – and one unusual element in that effort involves dozens of graduate and undergraduate architecture students re-designing Salisbury’s downtown. Since January, 58 students from the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (MAPP) have been researching Salisbury history, and mapping, drawing and analyzing data from residents in a project called “Envision Salisbury.”

Emily McCort

What do mannequins, people sleeping in sinks, and milk and hair clipping mixtures have in common? They all have a place in "Tales of Ordinary Madness."

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck brings us her review of this 2001 Czech play, now up at Fells Point Corner Theatre. 

Jamyla Kay

For more than 25 years, Jean Thompson has been collecting artifacts of the African-American experience. Many of them are now on display at The Enoch Pratt Free Library in an exhibit called "Keeping It Real: One Collector's Quest for Artifacts of African-American Culture and History."  

Britt Olsen-Ecker

For 30 years Mrs. K taught piano to children in her living room, but now she may have to confront the reality that the days spent teaching in her home, were not as innocent as she remembers.

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "The Piano Teacher" at Rep Stage in Columbia.

Jamyla Kay

Chef Sascha Wolhandler gives us her picks for the best recipes to warm you and your partners' bellies and hearts-whether you are celebrating Valentine's Day a few days late--or it's just a normal night of the week!

Ericka Blount Danois is a Baltimore-based journalist and author who's written for Spin, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, ESPN The Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and many other publications.

MICA

The Maryland Institute College of Art announced yesterday that Samuel Hoi will become the new president of the acclaimed art school in July.  Mr. Hoi has been the President of the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles since 2000. 

Hoi will succeed Fred Lazarus, IV, who has held the reins at MICA for the past 36 years.  Samuel Hoi joins Tom Hall on the phone from Los Angeles. 

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Maryland is one of 45 states that has adopted what’s called the Common Core standards for curriculum in public schools.  The Maryland State Board of Education adopted them in June 2010, but this is the school year the standards are being implemented – and the movement against them by some parents and teachers is building steam.

It's a classic boy meets horse, boy loses horse, boy goes into a war to find horse story.

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see War Horse now up at The Hippodrome. She brings us her review of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production. 

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