WYPR Programs

Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri May 30, 2014

"The Legacy of the Black Jockey Through Art"

Jockey hats
Credit Bogdan/flickr

Tom Hall speaks with Camay Murphy, curator of the exhibit "Legacy of the Black Jockey Through Art," at Coppin State University.

As the winner of the Preakness prepares to compete for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes next weekend, many Marylanders still have horses on their minds. Tom Hall visits an exhibition at Coppin State University that highlights the role of African-American jockeys in horse racing. It's called "The Legacy of the Black Jockey through Art."

In this interview, he speaks with Camay Murphy, the exhibit's curator.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Painting the Walls of Station North

One of the murals in Station North that's part of Open Walls Baltimore 2.
Credit Stephanie Hughes

Tom Hall speaks with Gaia, artist and curator of "Open Walls Baltimore 2."

The Station North Arts District is the home of many murals being displayed as part of Open Walls Baltimore 2.  Tom Hall takes a tour with  the artist Gaia, the curator of the project.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri May 30, 2014

The Time Eddie Rosenfeld Changed The Look Of Baltimore

The Time Eddie Rosenfeld Changed The Look Of Baltimore

An unknown artist living in a broken down house on a little-traveled street decided to paint the front of his house pastel blue. He stunned his neighbors, started a city-wide trend and changed the look of the city.

The Morning Economic Report
9:51 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Economic Good News - 5/30/14

There is much about the U.S. economy with which to be pleased.  Real gross domestic product appears to be tracking above 3 percent during the current quarter.  Job gains have accelerated. 

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Humanities Connection
5:30 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

History Day Changes Students’ Life Trajectory

History Day is an exciting learning experience for students in grades 6 through 12. Through Maryland History Day, nearly 19,000 Maryland students learn about ideas, people, and events in history and apply what they have learned through creative and original projects.

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The Signal
4:52 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

The Manly Deeds, Poet Lalita Noronha, and “The Paradise that Wasn’t”

the men of The Manly Deeds

Charm City old-time band The Manly Deeds; Lalita Noronha's poetry collection, Her Skin Phyllo-thin; and Evodie Ngoy’s documentary film, The Paradise that Wasn’t

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Programs
3:57 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

"Captain John Smith"

Credit Chester River Water Trail.org
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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. May 29, 1-2 p.m.
11:41 am
Thu May 29, 2014

The Fabulous Beekman Boys

Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, best known for their Cooking Channel show and for their grand prize-winning-run on CBS’s "The Amazing Race," join Midday again to talk about their new book of recipes, "The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook: 100 Delicious Heritage Recipes from the Farm and Garden."

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. May 29, 12-1 p.m.
11:37 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Vehicles for Change

Alfred Johnson spent 27 years in prison for second-degree homicide. He was only 17-years-old at the time of his arrest. Now, at the age of 45, he's a working mechanic for Vehicles for Change.
Courtesy of Vehicles for Change

A radio profile of the nonprofit through the stories of three ex-offenders who took part in VOC's Center for Automotive Careers. The program trains unemployed and underemployed adults for jobs in automotive services. Our guests: Alfred Johnson, Edward Ray, and Tavon Williams

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Baltimore's Future
8:30 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Nina Beth Cardin on Harvesting for the Future

Nina Beth Cardin

In this interview, David Warnock speaks with Nina Beth Cardin, founder of the Baltimore Orchard Project.

On today's "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Nina Beth Cardin, head of the Baltimore Orchard Project. 

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