The Signal
1:06 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Novelist Gandharva Raja, Atomic Books’ Benn Ray, and Dr. Jimmy Lin of the Rare Genomics Institute

Gandharva Raja discusses his novel, August 29:  How Kabir H Jain Became a Deity; Benn Ray from Atomic Books drops in with suggestions for holiday book giving; and Dr. Jimmy Lin of the Rare Genomics Institute talks about how the technology can match up funders, patients, and researchers with a common goal.

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The Signal
2:47 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

The Dignity of Work; Keiffer Mitchell at The Stoop; Rafael Alvarez; and coping with PTSD

Keiffer Mitchell, Jr., takes the stage at the Stoop storytelling series to share a holiday memory about his grandfather; a look at the photo book, Bodine’s Industry: The Dignity of Work; Rafael Alvarez shares an Orlo and Leini story; and a conversation with U.S. Air Force combat veteran Karin Rodney-Hapaala

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The Signal
4:07 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

The Glow of the O’s; Taxidermy artist Robert Marbury; Painted Screens; and the Potatoes of August

O's super-fan Ira Gewanter

O’s super-fan Ira Gewanter brings David Simon, Laura Lippman, Milton Kent, and Rafael Alvarez together to bask in the glow of the Orioles; a visit with Robert Marbury, author of Taxidermy Art; Elaine Eff talks about her book, The Painted Screens of Baltimore; and a preview of EMP Collective’s, The Potatoes of August.

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The Signal
12:44 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Living Chapters, Spare Rooms, and the Amazing Linotype

Beth Barbush, at the WYPR studios

Community artist Beth Barbush hands her life-story over to her friends; Matthew Bowden discusses his film, “Spare Rooms”; and Ray Loomis demonstrates the mechanical marvels of the Linotype.

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The Signal
10:08 am
Tue July 22, 2014

The Banjo’s Twisted History, The Washington Monument's Restoration, and Nick Sjostrom’s “I Am OK"

Banjo historians Pete Ross, Bob Winans, and Greg Adams, with a collection of mid-nineteenth-century banjos

The twisted history of the banjo in America; a visit to the Washington Monument at Mount Vernon Place; and Nick Sjostrom’s album, “I am OK”

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