music

February 13, 2013

Lea Gilmore on the Grammys

February 13, 2013 - Segment 2 - We are joined by Center for Emerging Media's Cultural Correspondent and Blues/Gospel songstress Lea Gilmore, for a conversation about the Grammys. We go beyond the spectacle of who wore what and focus on the artists who won Grammys but weren't featured on the broadcast. Why were they left out? We discuss that and more with Lea.
January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013 – Hour 1

 

Gospel singer and Center for Emerging Media's Cultural Editor, Lea Gilmore, joins Marc for a cultural roundup. They talk about some of their favorite music, art, and movies of late.

 

December 24, 2012

December 31, 2012 – Hour 2

We'll keep the New Year's party going with Guillermo Brown, host of WEAA's Fiesta Musical, with Latin songs about the New Year and celebration.

December 24, 2012

December 31, 2012 – Hour 1

Keith Covington, former owner of the New Haven Lounge, brings us into 2013 with great conversation and some of the best traditional and contemporary jazz music, from Johnny Hartman to Wynton Marsalis.

December 23, 2012

December 27, 2012 – Hour 2

Florida, host of WEAA's Strictly Hip Hop, visits our studio for a departure from traditional holiday music. We hear hip hop related to the season.

December 23, 2012

December 27, 2012 – Hour 1

We're joined by the Director of Morgan State University's Choir, Eric Conway for music that embodies the holiday season.

December 22, 2012

December 26, 2012 – Hour 2

We'll hear crooners, jazz standards, and even a little Cee Lo Green when Milton Dugger, musician and president of Gumption Records, shares some of his favorite holiday music with us.

December 22, 2012

December 26, 2012 – Hour 1

Happy Boxing Day! We continue our holiday music series with Tom Hall, Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.

December 21, 2012

December 24, 2012 – Hour 1

Conductor Ed Polochick joins us for some good conversation and to share some of his favorite Christmas choral and classical music.

December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 – Hour 2

Every year since 1996, the folk ensemble Helicon have joined us to share seasonal music from around the world. They join us once again in the lead up to their 27th annual solstice concert, hapening this Saturday at Goucher College.

November 14, 2012

November 14, 2012 – Segment 2

We are joined by a Sudanese artist living in Baltimore, Mosno Al-Moseeki, who started an online campaign to bring coverage to the little-reported protests that started in Sudan in the middle of June as a reaction to price increases and austerity measures taken by the Sudanese government.

 

October 31, 2012

October 31, 2012 – Segment 1

We discuss the new performance piece "Red Flags." We're joined by the three creators/performers of the piece: spoken-word artist/musician LOVE the poet (aka Michelle Antoinette Nelson), filmmaker/theater director Bashi Rose, and dancer/choreographer Vincent Thomas. "Red Flags" runs at the Arena Players until November 4.

October 2, 2012

October 2, 2012 – Segment 3

Listen to our conversation with Steven Galloway, author of the award-winning novel, "The Cellist of Sarajevo," a story of a musician in the midst of chaos during the siege of Sarajevo in the mid-1990s.

September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012 – Segment 3

Staying in the musical groove, we will close out the show with a look at A Tribute to Nina Simone!

September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 – Segment 3

We spreak with Nabeel Abboud Ashkar, a Palestinian classical violinist who is the director of the Polyphony Foundation, an organization that brings together young Palestinian and Israeli musicians.

August 14, 2012

August 14, 2012 – Segment 3

We are joined by a Sudanese artist living in Baltimore, Mosno Al-Moseeki, who started an online campaign to bring coverage to the little-reported protests that started in Sudan in the middle of June as a reaction to price increases and austerity measures taken by the Sudanese government.

 

July 24, 2012

July 24, 2012 – Segment 2

This month marks what would have been legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday.

May 9, 2012

May 9, 2012 – Segment 2

Listen in as actress Melanie Marshall, cast member of Fela!, joins us for an interview.

March 19, 2012

March 19, 2012 – Segment 3

Join us for an hour of music and conversation, as our panel celebrates 40 years of The Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center.
Joining us are:
Lea Gilmore, Cultural and political correspondent for CEM
Troy Burton, Artistic and Executive Director of the Eubie Black Center
Craig Alston, Musician and Baltimore Native
March 5, 2012

March 5, 2012 – Segment 3

We're joined today by Billy Cox, Jimi Hendrix's bass player and good friend, to reflect on the human and musical legacy of the legendary guitar player.  Dr.

February 14, 2012

February 14, 2012 – Segment 2

Join us for a look at the legacy of singer, songwriter, and pianist Nina Simone.  This Friday, February 17th, the Creative Alliance hosts an evening of music, poetry, spoken word, and more in tribute to Simone.  We're joined by some of the participants in the evening.

December 22, 2011

December 28, 2011 – Hour 2

Keith Covington started up the New Haven Lounge, one of the best places around to see live jazz, in 1987.  He brought us the gift of great holiday jazz and blues music.

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December 22, 2011

December 28, 2011 – Hour 1

Helicon join us for an hour of live music in the studio.

The members of Helicon are:

December 22, 2011

December 29, 2011 – Hour 1

Tom Hall is the Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and Arts & Culture Editor of Maryland Morning.  He joins us to share his favorite holiday music.

December 22, 2011

December 27, 2011 – Hour 2

It's a Steiner Show tradition to bring some of our Baltimore's best known music lovers and musicians into the studio at the holidays to share their favorite seasonal music.

Today Jon Carney, Concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, joins us to share some beautiful pieces of classical music.

December 22, 2011

Christmas Music With Ed Polochick

December 24, 2013 - Segment 2 - In this holiday Marc Steiner Show special, we're joined by conductor Edward Polochick, who shares some of his favorite holiday music. Polochick is Artistic Director for Concert Artists of Baltimore, and Music Director for the Lincoln (NE) Symphony Orchestra.
December 22, 2011

December 26, 2011 – Hour 1

Milton Dugger has been producing soul music for fourty years.  In one of the Marc Steiner Show's holiday traditions, he joins us to play some of his favorite tracks and talk about music.  You can find some of the many great albums he's worked on over the years here.

December 22, 2011

December 22, 2011 – Hour 2

For our last show before Christmas, we're joined by singer Lea Gilmore and conductor Edward Polochick for an hour of holiday music, cooking, stories, and more!

Lea's Egg Nog Butter Cake

1/2 c. softened butter

2 lg. eggs

1 tsp. vanilla extract

December 15, 2011

December 15, 2011 – Hour 1

Helicon join us for their 18th annual appearance on the show.  While they're now living in different countries and no longer performing regularly as a band, they reunite each year for a Winter Solstice concert.

December 14, 2011

December 14, 2011 – Segment 2

The OrchKids join us to share some music and talk about the importance

December 5, 2011

December 5, 2011 – Segment 2

We're joined this hour by Toure, whose work as an author, journalist, and cultural critic includes fiction, music writing, and essays on a wide variety of topics.  His new book, Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to Be Black Now, contains excerpts from over 100 interviews Toure conducte

November 23, 2011

November 23, 2011 – Hour 2

Join us for interview with Michael Lawrence, a local filmmaker whose latest project is a documentary called Bach & Friends.  In it, he gathers some of the most renowned musicians of our time to reflect on Bach's legacy and give performances of his music.  There are great classical players, like Joshua Bell, Rich

November 15, 2011

November 15, 2011 – Segment 3

November 8, 2011

November 8, 2011 – Segment 3

Why is a German play from the 1920 relevant in modern Baltimore?  Find out as we speak with cast and crew from the Annex Theater's production of the Threepenny Opera.
Joining us are:
November 8, 2011

November 8, 2011 – Segment 1

Join us for a conversation with Dr.
October 27, 2011

October 27, 2011 – Hour 2

Join us for a special hour that mingles the history of the civil rights movement, the legacy of African American music, and live jazz piano from Lafayette Gilchrist.  Archivist Stuart Hudgins from the Fell's Point and Federal Hill

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October 20, 2011

October 20, 2011 – Hour 1

Dr. Lester Spence joins us to discuss his new book, Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics.

October 18, 2011

October 18, 2011 – Hour 1

We're joined this hour by Toure, whose work as an author, journalist, and cultural critic includes fiction, music writing, and essays on a wide variety of topics.  His new book, Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to Be Black Now, contains excerpts from over 100 interviews Toure conducte

October 12, 2011

October 12, 2011 – Hour 2

The Creative Alliance at the Patterson has two upcoming events focusing on the Middle Passage. Joseph Norman, an artist in residence at the Creative Alliance, has connected four hundred and one black and white paintings to create a massive mural of his own telling of the Middle Passage.

September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011 – Segment 3

Composer and Morgan State University Associate Professor Dr. James Lee III joins us to discuss his new work Chuphshah!
August 10, 2011

August 10, 2011 – Hour 1

CEM Cultural Correspondent Lea Gilmore joins Marc to discuss recent headlines. She is the founder and director of Umoja Musica, an international music and human rights organization and was chosen by Essence Magazine as one of the 25 Women Shaping the World.

August 3, 2011

August 3, 2011 – Segment 2

Join us for another Theatre Baltimore conversation.  Today we'll speak with members of Baltimore's DIY Theatre Scene about next week's Ten Minute Play Festival at the Bell Foundry in Station North.  DIY stands for Do It Yourself, and our guests join us to discuss why they're opting out of
July 20, 2011

July 21, 2011 – Segment 1

Today we bring you another Urbanite Radio Story.  Dr.  Charles Limb and Dr.

July 18, 2011

July 18, 2011 – Hour 1

We Shall Overcome.  I Woke Up This Morning With My Mind on Freedom.  Keep Your Eyes on the Prize.  The songs that served as the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement were more than just entertainment.  They were organizing tools that inspired and mobilized participants, and helped with outreach outside of the movement.

July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011 – Segment 1

Woody Guthrie's birthday is tomorrow, July 14th.  He would have been 99.  Joining us to discuss his legacy are playwright Michael Patrick F. Smith, musician Caleb Stine, and Creative Alliance Program Director Megan Hamilton.  Michael's play, Woody Guthrie Dreams, premiered at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore in 2004.

June 23, 2011

June 23, 2011 – Segment 2

Chuck Brown, the legendary Godfather of Go-Go from Washington, DC is known for hits like "Busting Loose" and "I Need Some Money."  You'll have a chance to see him perform live here in Baltimore this Saturday at 3pm on the Highway to Nowhere, at the intersection of Franklin and Gilmor Streets in West Baltimore, as part of ROOTS Fest 2011.

June 16, 2011

June 16, 2011 – Segment 3

This weekend you won't want to miss the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival at the Creative Alliance.  With food, workshops, and musical performances, the events celebrate the history and traditions of Maryland.

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 – Segment 3

Last Friday the poet, musician and activist Gil Scott-Heron passed away.  Best known for his spoken word piece The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Scott-Heron's music was one of the most important precursors to hip-hop.  We're joined by

May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 – Hour 1

Up first, don't miss our Spotlight on Maryland Housing, as Housing Secretary Raymond Skinner joins Marc to discuss emergency assistance for homeowners at risk of falling into foreclosure.
May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 – Segment 1

Lea Gilmore hosts an hour of beautiful music, and a discussion about the importance of music in social justice movements around the world.  Joining her in the studio are: