August 29, 2017

Baltimore Creatives: A Family of Artists

August 29, 2017 - The Baltimore Artistic Family - Our latest podcast features an amazing Baltimore family of artists, writers and musicians.Guy Curtis is a professional drummer who formerly played with George Clinton. Curtis' daughter, Victoria Kennedy, is a Baltimore-based writer. Her son, Lawrence Burney, who has been a guest on my show before, writes for VICE and publishes his own Zine "True Laurels".
October 19, 2015

Paul Rucker’s “Rewind” At The Baltimore Museum Of Art

October 16, 2015 - Segment 4 - Marc travels to the Baltimore Museum of Art for another tour: artist and musician Paul Rucker's Rewind exhibition, which touches on racism both in the past and today.
October 19, 2015

Gracie Xavier On Her New Exhibit, “Cutz: Black Men in Focus”

October 16, 2015- Segment 3 - Marc speaks with Gracie Xavier, photographer and MICA Community Art Graduate, as they take a tour of the Detroit native's exhibit "Cutz: Black Men in Focus" currently showing at the Gallery CA, Station North.
March 30, 2015

Baltimore Blues Artist Quinton “Q” Randall

March 26, 2015 - Segment 4 - Baltimore blues artist Quinton “Q” Randall joins us to talk about his music and life. He recently released his new album The Cleanse.
March 8, 2015

Visualizing America’s Uncomfortable History: Paul Rucker’s ‘Rewind’ At Creative Alliance

March 5, 2015 - Segment 2 - We take an audio tour of Rewind, an exhibit featuring the work of artist, composer and musician Paul Rucker. Rewind is the largest collection of Rucker's work to date, and visually embodies America's uncomfortable history regarding issues of social justice through sculptural installations, text, quilts, and animations.
February 24, 2015

Cricket Arrison’s “Make Yourself at Home”

February 20, 2015 - Segment 3 - Cricket Arrison joins us to talk about her fascinating and groundbreaking one-woman and one-audience-member-at-a-time play, "Make Yourself at Home."
February 13, 2015

Remembering Maryland Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton

February 13, 2015 - Segment 3 - We remember Maryland Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton by listening to her read some of her best poems, and we listen back to a segment from the archives, where we talked to her friends and colleagues shortly after her passing.
February 2, 2015

Blues Artist Quinton “Q” Randall

February 2, 2015 - Segment 2 - Baltimore blues artist Quinton "Q" Randall joins us to talk about his music and life.
January 29, 2015

Art-Part’heid: Bridging the Gap of Disparities in the Baltimore Art Scene

January 29, 2015 - Segment 4 - We discuss an important event this Sunday at the 2640 Space: Art-Part'heid: Bridging the Gap of Disparities in the Baltimore Art Scene, a panel discussion and community dialogue on race, power, privilege, exclusion and shared wealth.
January 20, 2015

Race, Representation, and Cinema: Golden Globes, Selma & More

January 16, 2015 - Segment 2 - We discuss race, representation, and cinema, with Dr. Kimberly Moffitt and Kalima Young.
November 24, 2014

A Tour of the Baltimore Museum of Art’s American Wing

November 20, 2014 - Segment 2 - We take a tour through the Baltimore Museum of Art's recently reopened American Wing with David Park Curry, Senior Curator and Department Head of Decorative Arts and American Painting and Sculpture for the Museum.
October 13, 2014

Artists Discuss Art, Design and Social Change

October 13, 2014 - Segment 3 - We listen back to a conversation on art, design and social change with artists in our community.
October 8, 2014

Theatre Baltimore: God’s Country Featuring LOVE the Poet

October 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - Join us for a sneak peek of God's Country, a performance by LOVE the Poet opening for a one week run by the Strand Theater Company. We're joined by Michelle Antoinette aka LOVE the Poet, spoken word artist and musician.
September 8, 2014

E. Ethelbert Miller: Addressing Black Manhood in Ceremonies of Dark Men

September 5, 2014 - Segment 2 - I talk with nationally renowned poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller about Ceremonies of Dark Men, an exhibition of large-scale photographs by five male artists complemented by poetic excerpts and placed in key areas around Washington, DC. The works will, in part, address issues of black manhood in creative ways.
January 27, 2014

The Kinsey Collection: African American Art And History

January 24, 2014 - Segment 2 - We take a visit to Baltimore's Reginald F. Lewis African American History and Culture Museum to spend some time in their current exhibit, The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey - Where Art & History Intersect. It's a treasure trove of art and artifacts - including letters from Zora Neale Hurston and antique photographs - chronicling over 400 years of African American history and culture and telling the often-untold story of African American achievement and contribution to our society.
November 19, 2013

The Life and Work of Artist Romare Bearden

November 15, 2013 - Segment 4 - Marc and co-host Lea Gilmore discuss the life and work of artist Romare Bearden with Leslie King-Hammond, who gave a lecture about Romare Bearden and women as agents of change, authority and beauty. Click here for a collection of images of Bearden's work.
September 12, 2013

Deep Voices: Black Men In The Arts

September 11, 2013 - Segment 4 - Actor, narrator, writer, and social commentator Keith Snipes co-hosts our second conversation focused on Black men in the arts. We discuss masculinity and talk about the importance of young people getting involved in the arts.
May 17, 2013

Mina Cheon/Kim IL Soon: Art For The Reunification Of Korea

May 17, 2013 - Segment 3 - We talk with artist Mina Cheon, AKA Kim IL Soon, and Ethan Cohen of Ethan Cohen Fine Arts in New York City about the work of this Socialist Realist painter from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and how her work is tied to a quest for the reunification of Korea and global peace.
May 2, 2013

American Visionary Art Museum Tour

May 2, 2013 - Segment 1 - We take a tour of the American Visionary Arts Museum's latest exhibit, The Art of Storytelling: Lies, Enchantment, Humor and Truth, with Rebecca Hoffberger.
April 24, 2013

Richard Caton Woodville

April 23, 2013 - Segment 4 - We go behind-the-scenes tour of a fascinating exhibit currently on display at the Walters Art Gallery: "New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville."