The Signal

The Signal
2:44 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Bubu King Janka Nabay; Danielle Ariano’s “Getting over the Rainbow”; and “Aunt Lola's Kitchen"

Janka Nabay at the WYPR studios

The roller-coaster music career of Janka Nabay; Danielle Ariano, author of the memoir, Getting Over the Rainbow, on coming out to her family; and Rafael Alvarez’ holiday story, Aunt Lola’s Kitchen 

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The Signal
2:03 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

Learned by Heart, Sung from the Heart: The New Gospelites

The New Gospelites started their vocal harmony group in the 1970's, but they’ve been singing the old hymns since they were kids at Wharton Point’s Saint George Methodist United Church on The Eastern Shore.

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The Signal
4:24 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

The Underground Railroad Immersion Experience; and “Fakes, Lies, and Forgeries”

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 Earle Havens highlights the genuinely bogus texts of the Bibliotheca Fictiva Collection 

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The Signal
3:05 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Illustrator David Plunkert; Megan Hamilton of The Creative Alliance; and "A Complicated Legacy"

Artist David Plunkert takes us inside his job as a professional illustrator; outgoing director Megan Hamilton remembers her time with The Creative Alliance; 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
1:52 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Gone Fishin'... The Wit & Wisdom of Lefty Kreh

Edwin Remsberg www.remsberg.com

World-class fly fisherman Lefty Kreh goes fishing with producer Aaron Henkin and folklorist Cliff Murphy

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The Signal
5:12 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Nightmare Scenario, The Raven, and “The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel”

"The Nightmare," Henry Fusili, oil on canvas, 1781

We stitch together a dozen strangers’ bad dreams to create a Frankenstein’s monster of the collective unconscious; actor Tony Tsendeas shares his annual recitation of Poe’s The Raven; and author Jonathon Scott Fuqua takes us inside his book, The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel

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The Signal
3:55 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Glass Mosaic, Matt Manning at The Stoop; A Case of the Mondays; and UPS guy, Mike Beresh

A visit with the artists behind the glass mosaic at the AVAM; a Stoop story from psychiatric nurse Matt Manning; Betsy Boyd shares A Case of the Mondays; and music and conversation with UPS delivery guy, Mike Beresh.

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The Signal
11:07 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Favorite Signal stories from ten years on the air

As The Signal celebrates ten years on the air at WYPR, these are some all-time favorite stories from over the past decade...

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The Signal
4:22 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Baltimore Folk Festival; Ripple Meets the Deep; The Epic of Clair; and In-State Culture Shock

A preview of the 3rd annual Baltimore Folk Festival; Jason Tinney shares from his collection of short fiction,  “Ripple Meets the Deep”; Eric Hansen discusses his young adult book, “The Epic of Clair; and Andrew Reiner tells a story of ‘in-state culture shock.’

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The Signal
4:34 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

The Politics of Tragedy, a conversation with philosopher Jonathan Badger

Jonathan Badger

A conversation with philosopher and musician Jonathan Badger

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