The Signal

Format: 2014-07-10

 

  Ben Franklin penned many a quotable proverb – but lesser known among them is this gem:  “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy”.  With these inspirational words in mind, The Signal’s Aaron Henkin takes us to one of the happiest places in Baltimore - Union Craft Brewing

 

0 Comment(s)
 

  Fiction writer Rob Roench has won the prestigious Scott Prize for his short-story collection, The Wild Flowers of Baltimore.  He’s also an open-minded guy who agreed to collaborate with producer Aaron Henkin this w

0 Comment(s)
 

  The 4th annual NOVO Instrumental Musical Festival kicks off Friday evening, March 8, at the Windup Space. More than 20 bands will take the stage over the course of three nights. Festival organizer Mat Leffler Schulman and musician-composers Anna Meadors and John Carillo talk with The Signal’s Lisa Morgan.

 

 

0 Comment(s)
 

  The Sprout Touring Film Festival will travel to 40 cities nationwide this year, and the Baltimore screening is just a few weeks away.  Never heard of it?  You’re not alone.  Sprout is a showcase of movies by and about a population generally ignored by the media – people with developmental disabilities.

0 Comment(s)
 

  Ptolemy Slocum wanted to profess his love to his sweetheart, and he thought the most romantic possible place would be at the top of the Empire State Building.  He shares the fantasy – and the reality – in front of a live audience at the Windup Space, as part of the Stoop Storytelling Series.

 

0 Comment(s)
 

  Arthur Magida’s book, The Nazi Séance, is set in Berlin during the 1930’s. It was a time when the German economy was still in shambles after the Great War, and the Nazi party was slowly but steadily rising to power.  The people of Germany were looking for something, anything, to believe in – and so they held séances, psychic readings, and communions with the dead.

0 Comment(s)
 

How much do you know about your family tree?  For critically-acclaimed author Bernice L McFadden, that question has been an ongoing source of curiosity.  It’s also the inspiration for her latest novel, Nowhere is a Place.  McFadden joins The Signal’s Aaron Henkin for a conversation about the new book.

0 Comment(s)
 

  It’s taken him more than 40 years, but Ross Kelbaugh has assembled the largest private collection of vintage Maryland photographs and related material in the state.

0 Comment(s)
 

  Station North’s black-box theater, The Strand, lights up with the talents of Baltimore’s Stillpointe Theatre Initiative, a small independent troupe that specializes in updating and reinvigorating classic musical theater.

0 Comment(s)