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WTMD Celebrates The Day of the Dead

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A day full of great music and a crate full of cool records up for grabs! WTMD celebrates the Day of The Dead this Friday, Oct. 31st, from 7am-7pm by honoring some of the many musicians who have passed. The list is long and varied, with many of the biggest artists in history as well…

Live Lunch with Letitia Van Sant, Friday, October 31

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Come by the new WTMD studios at 12:00 Noon and be a part of this live broadcast at our new performance studio. Best of all–It’s Free! Just show up between 11:30 and Noon. Late comers admitted as time allows. The show starts at Noon and lasts an hour. The Details: 1 Olympic Place, Towson, MD…

New art exhibit ‘Test Patterns’ opens 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at WTMD

A mural by Baltimore artists Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn, who, along with Robby Rackleff, are transforming the WTMD Studios with "Test Patterns."

Artists Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn have turned outdoor public spaces into vibrant works of art, and video artist Robby Rackleff has transformed pure color into complex animation. Now, they’re re-imagining the WTMD Studios with a new art exhibit, “Test Patterns.” It’s a partnership between WTMD and BmoreArt, curated by Alex Ebstein and featuring screen…

News & Culture

Grounded at Everyman Theatre

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Everyman Theater has a new play on stage through November 16th. Grounded, is written by George Brant, directed by Derek Goldman and stars Megan Anderson. Everyman founder Vinnie Lancisi stopped by WTMD and talked with Sam Gallant.

Downtown Upload: Larry Noto of the National Aquarium

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The Downtown Upload Weekly Podcast, with Megan Isennock from the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore featuring information and interviews on the people and places that make life Good for Downtown . Good for Baltimore. Listen below: Downtown Upload Previous episodes here.

What’s My Lyric: Baltimore Rock Opera Society’s dramatic reading of ‘Stab My Face’

Actor Derek Vaughan Brown, a member of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society.

Because life isn’t dramatic enough, we’d like to introduce “What’s My Lyric,” a new occasional feature on Baltimore Hit Parade where Baltimore actors give dramatic readings of the lyrics to Baltimore songs. Our first guest, Derek Vaughan Brown (pictured), is a member of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. They’re about to debut their new production,…

Downtown Upload: Max Weiss’s Baltimore Story

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The Downtown Upload Weekly Podcast, with Megan Isennock from the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore featuring information and interviews on the people and places that make life Good for Downtown . Good for Baltimore. Listen below: Downtown Upload Previous episodes here.

Video: Jukebox The Ghost Live In-Studio

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Jukebox The Ghost performs “Empire” for 89.7 WTMD’s Live Lunch on Friday, August 22nd, 2014.

Video: Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Band Live In-Studio

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Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Band perform “Wakan Tanka” for 89.7 WTMD’s Live Lunch on August 8, 2014.

WTMD’s 5 emerging stars of Baltimore’s music scene, as heard on The World Cafe

Baltimore experimental rockers Celebration are one of the city's rising stars.

Yesterday, NPR’s the World Cafe spotlighted Baltimore’s music and culture as part of the show’s “Sense of Place Series.” Host David Dye had a session with breakout stars Future Islands, and led a tour through Baltimore music past and present — with some help from the WTMD staff. One of Dye’s segments was a list…

Video: Max Frost Live In-Studio

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Max Frost performing “White Lies” live on WTMD 89.7

5 O’Clock Shadow- October 30th

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The original artist is an Australian ukelelist/singer/songwriter. He is relatively new to the biz, he gave up a pro Aussie Football career to pursue music. In his short time on the scene he has made a big impact, especially with this number, a song about ocean currents and singing the wrong lyrics. The Shadow artist…

5 O’Clock Shadow- October 29th

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48 years ago today, the original artist took over the top of the charts with this big hit. The band is an early Latino-Rock group from Bay City Michigan and they were fronted by a rather questionable character. The song- Well, name another one of their hits . . . Exactly. The Shadow artist is…