The Signal

The Signal
5:17 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Unlocking a Musical Mind, That Should Be a Word, and Girl Problem Records

James Burrows on the mic at Max Bent's home studio

James Burrows and Max Bent have created a catalogue of songs that offer insights into an autistic mind; Lizzie Skurnick previews her book, That Should Be a Word; and we talk Girl Problem Records founder Madi Shapiro and fellow musicians Jane Vincent and Sienna Cureton-Mahoney about carving out a space for female-powered punk rock.

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The Signal
4:18 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Out of the Blocks - Station North, and a Farewell to Mike Beresh

Out of the Blocks - Station North; and remembering Mike Beresh

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The Signal
11:34 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Charm City Blues, Pop-Up Korea Town, and Aging Gracefully

Game designer Matt Stockwell at the WYPR studios

Matt Stockwell shows off his original tabletop game, Charm City Blues; community artist Aletheia Shin discusses her work with Baltimore’s Korean immigrants; Marion Winik shares her essay, Miracles for Aging Hair and Skin; and Moira Egan reads from her poetry collection, Hot Flash Sonnets.

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The Signal
6:16 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Doctor Who, To Kill the Other, and Bmore en Español

The TARDIS awaits...

Fans attempt to explain the sci-fi universe of Doctor Who, Danuta Hinc discusses her novel, To Kill the Other, and Monica Lopez-Gonzalez previews the Bmore en Español film festivial

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The Signal
4:34 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

The Politics of Tragedy, a conversation with philosopher Jonathan Badger

Jonathan Badger

A conversation with philosopher and musician Jonathan Badger

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The Signal
11:43 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Dario Robleto at the BMA, Geo Poe, and Being a Woman Surgeon

Dario Robleto talks with Aaron Henkin at his exhibition, "Setlists for a Setting Sun"

Dario Robleto tours us through his exhibition, Set-lists for a Setting Sun; Gregg Wilhelm and Patrick Tandy discuss the zine, Geo Poe; and Drs. Preeti John, Adriana Laser, and Martha Zeiger share their experiences as women surgeons.

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The Signal
1:18 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Road Dogs; Heriosm of Different Stripes; Extra Alive

Rockers Lazlo Lee & Elias Schutzman at the WYPR studios

Transcontinental touring musicians (with day jobs) Elias Schutzman and Lazlo Lee; stories of heroism from Lisa Van Wormer, Rich Blake, and Liz McAlister; and Brooke Johnson's "Extra Alive"

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The Signal
10:55 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Amiri Baraka’s “Slave Ship,” musician Letitia VanSant, and artist Nancy Andrews

Nathan Couser, Rosalind Cauthen, Malcolm Anomnache, and Elaine Foster, of the Arena Players' production of, "Slave Ship"

A visit with Baltimore’s Arena Players, who are reprising Amiri Baraka’s 1969 play, “Slave Ship”; music and conversation with Letitia VanSant; and Nancy Andrews shares how art has helped her to mend her post-operative psyche 

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The Signal
1:30 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Poetry in Medicine, When Night Unravels, and Remembering Joe Challmes

A conversation with poet and neurosurgeon Michael Salcman, editor of the anthology, Poetry in Medicine; music and conversation with ukulele songstress Victoria Vox; and a radio memorial to the late, great storyteller, Joe Challmes.

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The Signal
2:42 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Paul Rucker’s REWIND, Mobtown Doulas, and Starbux Diary

Paul Rucker

We visit with artist Paul Rucker on the eve of his solo exhibition, REWIND; we meet Mobtown Doulas Carla Paisley and Emily Leffler-Schulman; and Christine Ferrera shares from her Starbux Diary.

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