Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. June 10, 12-1 pm
10:08 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Pixar President Ed Catmull

The Disney and Pixar President discusses his company, and proper management, in his new book "Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand In The Way Of True Inspiration."
Credit waltdisneystudios.com

The computer scientist and Disney and Pixar Animations president talks about the history of the company he co-founded and the future of cinematic art.

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The Signal
4:30 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Three Generations of Griots

Baba Baile McKnight, Cheick Hamala Diabate, and Amadou Kouyate (photo credit: Shane Carpenter)

The legacy of the griot in America, through the lenses of three generations...

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The Signal
2:44 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

The Signal: 2.7.14

remembering Baltimore’s own Monuments Man; a punk rock love story from The Stoop; and a visit with strip-dancer-turned-novelist Margo Christie    Hollywood's Monuments Men opens in theaters across the country this weekend, and the World War II adventure movie promises to do for art historians what Indiana Jones did for archeologists - make them heroes.  The big difference, though?  The Monuments Men actually existed.  One of them, it turns out, came from Baltimore, and producer Aaron Henkin shares his story.

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The Signal
1:01 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

The Signal: 12.6.13

Washington Monument, Detroit Publishing Company - LOC 1906

This past Thursday night, festive crowds gathered on the cobblestones at Mount Vernon Place to celebrate the annual lighting of Baltimore’s Washington Monument.  The statue of George Washington looked regal as ever, perched atop his marble column amidst the colored lights and fireworks, but the venerable structure has suffered nearly two hundred years of wear and tear.  The truth is, it could use a makeover, and, as Aaron Henkin reports, it’s about to get one.

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