Community Events

Archives of the show until 2018. For recent archives, go to: The Marc Steiner Show at the Real News Network

January 5, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Conference / Governor Hogan Environmental Plan

January 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We begin with a preview of an upcoming event: Future Harvest CASA's 18th Annual Conference, Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed. Then, a look at Governor Larry Hogan's 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda.
December 23, 2016

World Of The Play: Themes & Exploration of Dot

December 23, 2016 - Segment 3 - We play a fascinating panel discussion held last Saturday evening, December 17, at Everyman's World of the Play. The discussion was based on the themes of the current production, Dot, and was titled Mining the Magic of Memory. The panelists were: Temple Crocker, the Reverend Barry Kennard Hargrove, and Ursula Populoh.
December 22, 2016

Booth Stories: Performance & Interview With Reina Williams

December 22, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our regular feature Booth Stories, co-hosted by Michelle Antoinette AKA LOVE the Poet, indie spoken word artist and musician, and author of Black Marks on White Paper. We will talk with singer/songwriter Reina Williams, who was originally from Baltimore.
December 22, 2016

Locations, Dislocations, & Relocations: Interview With Maria-Theresa Fernandes

December 22, 2016 - Segment 1 - I go to conduct an interview with fiber artist Maria-Theresa Fernandes about her exhibit that was recently on display at the Morgan State University's James E. Lewis Museum of Art.
December 16, 2016

Countdown To The Annapolis Summit: Transportation Policy

December 16, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host the newest segment of our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. Our topic is Maryland Transportation Policy. You will hear from: Bryan Sears, Government Reporter for The Daily Record.
December 15, 2016

Annual Musical Show: Helicon Performance

December 15, 2016 - Segment 1 - We host our annual musical show with the magical tones of Helicon! You will hear Ken Kolodner on hammered dulcimer and fiddle, Robin Bullock on guitar, cittern, piano and mandolin, and Chris Norman on wooden flutes, penny whistle, and bagpipes. They will be joined by members of Charm City Junction: Brad Kolodner on banjo, fiddle, and vocals; Patrick McAvinue on fiddle and mandolin; and Alex Lacquement on bass.
December 9, 2016

Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: Bail Reform with Doug Colbert & Mark Adams

December 9, 2016 - Segment 5 - It’s time to start our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. In this segment we will be focusing on Bail Reform which will be a major issue in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly. I talk with Doug Colbert, and Mark Adams.
December 9, 2016

Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: Issues of Bail Reform

December 9th, 2016 - Segment 4 - It's time to start our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. In this segment we will be focusing on Bail Reform which will be a major issue in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly. We begin the discussion with my interview with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.
December 9, 2016

OSI-Baltimore: Bringing Elected Officials and Residents Together

December 9, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a preview for you of an important event happening this Saturday, December 10th, the OSI (Open Society Institute-Baltimore) Solutions Summit. With: Tara Huffman, and Diana Morris. The OSI Solutions Summit is a free (registration required), full-day event, open to the community, which will bring together community leaders, elected officials, issue-area experts, on-the-ground activists, and concerned residents in order to come up with practical solutions to some of Baltimore's most intractable issues.
November 21, 2016

Baltimore American Indian Center: “Kill The Indian, Save the Man” Exhibit

November 21, 2016 - Segment 1 - We play a segment from my visit to the Baltimore American Indian Center to see their exhibit “Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Indian Industrial School Movement,” which is on display until next year. I walked through the exhibit with Dr. Dennis Seymour and Ashley Minner.
November 21, 2016

Everyman Theater Panel: The Roommate & Journeys of Transformation

November 18, 2016 - Segment 2 - We play segment from a panel discussion I moderated for Everyman’s World of the Play series. We discuss themes that are in the play The Roommate. We speak with: Johanna Gruenhut, Caprece Jackson-Garrett, and The Rev. Merrick Moses. Everyman Theatre brought together a panel of dynamic people across generations who reflect and share personal journeys of transformation.
November 15, 2016

Baltimore Rising: Art in Revolution

November 15, 2016 - Segment 2 - Our guests talk about Baltimore Rising, a new exhibition that brings together a broad survey artists with significant ties to Baltimore, who address the social, economic, political and racial issues.
October 28, 2016

Sound Bites: Diversifying the Basket / Maple Syrup / Sour Beef

October 27, 2016 - Segment 2 - On this episode of Sound Bites we speak with members of Fair Farms Maryland, take a moment to talk about Folk Life with a story on Maple Syrup and a story on Sour Beef and Dumplings.
October 14, 2016

Town Hall Panel: Racial Justice in Urban Education

October 12, 2016 - Segment 4 - Listen in to an important and compelling panel discussion I moderated last week called "Racial Justice in Urban Education: Celebrating 5 Years of Transformational Practice in Urban Schools."The panel featured: Karen Webber, Taylor Branch; and Dr. Edward Fergus.
October 11, 2016

Lom Nava Love: Documentary

October 10, 2016 - Segment 2 Lom Nava Love. Lom Nava Love is the story of Black families in inner city Baltimore harnessing their strengths to challenge the systems and institutions that threaten to dictate their realities.
October 7, 2016

Sound Bites: MD Solar Congress / End-Dependence Day

October 6, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have two event previews on this week's Sound Bites. One is for the MD Solar Congress in Annapolis, another is the End-Dependence Day at #WorldFoodDay2016 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore.
October 4, 2016

Author Talk: Aviva Chomsky

October 4, 2016 - Segment 2 - I talk with author and activist Dr. Aviva Chomsky, professor of History and the Coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at the Salem State University in Massachusetts
October 3, 2016

Intersectionality in America

October 3, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a discussion on Intersectionality - discrimination experienced by people belonging to more than one minority group - jumping off from the Baltimore Sun article featuring Dr. Kaye, "Intersectionality concerns transcend straight, white feminism."
September 30, 2016

NEA Fellowship Winner: Michael Vlahovich

September 30, 2016 - Segment 3 - I talk with Michael "Mike" Vlahovich, founder of Coastal Heritage Alliance, an organization that safeguards and promotes maritime cultural heritage in Maryland and Washington State.
September 29, 2016

Sound Bites: Changes to Perdue’s Chicken Treatment Policies | Fracking & Radioactive Waste | Food Justice in Baltimore

September 29, 2016 - Segment 2 For Sound Bits we focus on Perdue's new humane practices, the radioactive waste from fracking and a special piece about a food justice event at Lexington Market.