Urbanite

May 7, 2012

May 7, 2012 – Segment 2

Join us for a conversation on Baltimore's film industry with filmmaker Matt Porterfield, whose critically acclaimed works Hamilton and Putty Hill have impacted Baltimore's reputation as a center for independent cinema.

April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 – Hour 1

Center Stage artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah joins us to discuss the 50th anniversary season at Center Stage, and the burgeoning Baltimore theater scene.

April 24, 2012

April 25, 2012 – Segment 1

Join us for an Urbanite Radio Story about the future of development in Maryland.  Should the state take action to curb suburban sprawl?

April 11, 2012

April 11, 2012 – Segment 4

Angela Smith Project Director of Center for a Livable Future's Baltimore Food and Faith Project, Kellie Vaughan-James from Ark Church and Christian Metzger from the Franciscan Cent

April 10, 2012

April 10, 2012 – Segment 1

Last night for the first time since 1992, the legislative session ended without agreement on a budget for the next fiscal year.  A "doomsday budget" will go into effect, slashing state programs, unless Governor Martin O'Malley calls a special session and lawmakers ar
March 30, 2012

April 3, 2012 – Segment 3

This week on the show, we’ll speak with three farmers who work small parcels of land in Baltimore County. Becky and Jack Gurly operate Calvert’s Gift Farm in Sparks, MD, where they grow organic vegetables on 5 acres. They also help run a training program for new farmers.

March 28, 2012

March 28, 2012 – Hour 2

For someone born in 1879, Margaret Sanger has been making a lot of headlines recently.  As a pioneer of the movement to make birth control legal and accessible, and the founder of the organization that became Planned Parenthood, Sanger's work has been thrust into the limelight as the modern fight over birth control and abortion access heats up.  In this Urbanite Radio Story, we speak with G
March 22, 2012

July 31, 2012 – Hour 2

This week on the show, we’ll speak with three farmers who work small parcels of land in Baltimore County. Becky and Jack Gurly operate Calvert’s Gift Farm in Sparks, MD, where they grow organic vegetables on 5 acres. They also help run a training program for new farmers.

March 14, 2012

March 14, 2012 – Hour 1

Gardnel Carter served almost 20 years in prison for attempted murder and robbery with a deadly weapon. Today, he works with Safe Streets East as a mediator to reduce violence in Baltimore.

March 6, 2012

March 6, 2012 – Hour 1

Today we asses the threat of military action against Iran.  We're joined by: Reza Marashi, Research Director for the National Iranian American Council, and Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and

March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012 – Segment 1

Food deserts, areas where residents do not have easy access to fresh, healthy, affordable food, are a problem in many places, from cities to rural areas. First we'll hear from Joyce Smith, Executive Director of Operation Reach Out Southwest.

February 28, 2012

February 28, 2012 – Hour 1

Join us for an Urbanite Radio Story as we explore the place of empathy in daily life.  Martha Thomas takes a look at the subject in her article Walking in Someone Else's Shoes in this month's issue of Urbanite, and we're joined in the studio by two Baltimore resi