May 22, 2013 – Hour 2 – We talk about Arena Players, the longest running continuously operating African-American community theater in the U.S. Then we discuss The Caretaker, Harold Pinter’s classic play, currently at Performance Workshop Theatre. Since May 21 would have been The Notorious B.I.G.’s 41st birthday, we will discuss his legacy.
May 22, 2013 – Hour 1 - This week on Sound Bites, we learn about a study measuring arsenic in the chicken we eat, seed giant Monsanto’s victory in the Supreme Court, and oyster restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay. Then, we talk to Michael Moss about his book on processed food and America’s obesity crisis: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.
May 21, 2013 – Segment 5 – We close out the show with the energetic voices of the Baltimore Citywide Youth Poetry Team – this year comprised completely of young talented women – who will be representing Baltimore at the 16th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam in August in Chicago.
May 21, 2013 – Segment 4 – We are joined by A. F. James MacArthur, blogger for the Baltimore Spectator, who was recently released after spending several months in jail following a standoff last December with the police.
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