The Signal

The Signal

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The Signal, a weekly radio magazine produced by 88.1 FM WYPR in Baltimore, is devoted to exploring Maryland's thriving artistic and cultural scene.More from The Signal »

Most Recent Episodes

Dan Fesperman's "Unmanned," Gandharva Raja's "August 29th," and Danuta Hinc's "To Kill the Other"

A talk with Dan Fesperman about his drone-warfare novel, Unmanned; Gandharva Raja discusses his novel, August 29: How Kabir H Jain Became a Deity; and Danuta Hinc talks about her novel, To Kill the Other

Dan Fesperman's "Unmanned," Gandharva Raja's "August 29th," and Danuta Hinc's "To Kill the Other"

Dan Fesperman's "Unmanned," Gandharva Raja's "August 29," and Danuta Hinc's "To Kill the Other"

A talk with Dan Fesperman about his drone-warfare novel, Unmanned; Gandharva Raja discusses his novel, August 29: How Kabir H Jain Became a Deity; and Danuta Hinc talks about her novel, To Kill the Other

Dan Fesperman's "Unmanned," Gandharva Raja's "August 29," and Danuta Hinc's "To Kill the Other"

Glass Mosaic, That Should Be a Word, and Poetry in Medicine

A visit with the artists behind the glass mosaic at the AVAM, Lizzie Skurnick previews her book, That Should Be a Word, and A conversation with poet and neurosurgeon Michael Salcman, editor of the anthology, Poetry in Medicine

Doctor Who, Mobtown Doulas, and Road Dogs

Fans attempt to explain the sci-fi universe of Doctor Who, we meet Mobtown Doulas Carla Paisley and Emily Leffler-Schulman, and transcontinental touring musicians (with day jobs) Elias Schutzman and Lazlo Lee

The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel, The Dignity of Work, and Girl Problem Records

Author Jonathon Scott Fuqua takes us inside his book, The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel; a look at the photo book, Bodine's Industry: The Dignity of Work; and we talk Girl Problem Records founder Madi Shapiro and fellow musicians Jane Vincent and Sienna Cureton-Mahoney about carving out a space for female-powered punk rock.

The Secrets of the Greaser Hotel, The Dignity of Work, and Girl Problem Records

The last days of The Hour Haus

At midnight on Thursday, July 30th, 2015, the final amps and drum kits were reluctantly lugged out of Station North's longtime music rehearsal space, The Hour Haus. After 25 years as a music practice facility and performance venue, the building is being converted to office space. Audio producer Adam Droneburg and photographer Dan Goodrich spent the past few months chronicling the end of the Hour Haus era, collecting interviews and portraits of the building's final musical residents. Today, with a stroke of the clock and the change of a lock, their documentary work has become instant history.

Bubu King Janka Nabay, Danielle Ariano's "Getting over the Rainbow," and Charm City Blues

The roller-coaster music career of Janka Nabay; Danielle Ariano, author of the memoir, Getting Over the Rainbow, on coming out to her family; and Matt Stockwell shows off his original tabletop game, Charm City Blues

Bubu King Janka Nabay, Danielle Ariano's "Getting over the Rainbow," and Charm City Blues

AmeriCorps at 20, When Night Unravels, and Illustrator David Plunkert

A radio profile of AmeriCorps service members at work around Maryland; music and conversation with ukulele songstress Victoria Vox; and artist David Plunkert takes us inside his job as a professional illustrator

The Signal for 2015-07-16

James Burrows and Max Bent have created a catalogue of songs that offer insights into an autistic mind; music and conversation with Letitia VanSant; and Jason Tinney shares from his collection of short fiction, "Ripple Meets the Deep"

The Signal for 2015-07-10

World-class fly fisherman Lefty Kreh goes fishing with producer Aaron Henkin and folklorist Cliff Murphy

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