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Jessica Henkin of Stoop Storytelling

The Stoop Storytelling Series is a Baltimore-based live show and podcast that features “ordinary” people sharing the extraordinary, true tales of their lives. Jessica Henkin works for Baltimore City Public School’s Office of Early Learning Program. She’s passionate about her family, special education, Baltimore City, keeping her house clean, rescuing strays (both animal and human), finding most things funny—and, of course, storytelling. She has studied and performed improv comedy for over two decades in both New York City and Baltimore. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It really makes a difference and it's always nice to read kind words. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Be sure to check out our other podcasts: Mastermind Team's Robcast - Mastermind Team's Robcast is an irreverent and hilarious podcast covering all things pop culture and weird news. Let's Watch It Again - Let's Watch It Again is a movie review podcast from MTR The Network.

Chef John Creger

Chef John Creger was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. The son of a chef and his mother, an Italian home cook, he spent most of his childhood in restaurants and kitchens surrounding the Baltimore City area.

DDM

With a style that is as abrasive as it is welcoming, DDm is one of the most idiosyncratic new voices in hip hop. The Baltimore native made his name in the local rap scene establishing himself as a premier live act and songwriter. He has played shows alongside the likes of Dan Deacon, Future Islands, Beach House, and Big Freedia among others. DDm’s ‘Secretary Of Shade’ YouTube channel where he discusses politics and pop culture has over 21,000 subscribers to date. He has been a guest on ‘The Hill’ and is considered a rising star in political commentary.

Max Reim of Pie Time

Max grew up here in Baltimore and headed up to Massachusetts to attend Hampshire College and complete a bachelor’s degree in Stream Ecology. Like many young people that graduated in 2011, the first job he found was as a line cook…the first turn down the road that eventually led to “Pie Time.” Max’s love for coffee and pie turned into a plan to open a coffee shop serving sweet and savory pies-he decided to start smaller and more efficiently with Pie Time, selling sweet and savory pies along with specialty coffee at area farmers markets. Working a line cooking job part time, Max started doing smaller weekday farmers markets the summer of 2015 and renting kitchen space from a soul food take out restaurant. Pie Time was admitted to the Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar for the 2016 season—this allowed grow the business at B-more kitchen, Baltimore's first incubator kitchen. In the 2017 market season Pie time partnered with Dear Globe coffee roasters and built the mobile espresso cart for coffee service at farmers markets--In 2019 the Espresso Cart 2.0 was built by Nick Ireys metal designs and woodwork finished by Mark Supik wood turning co. ​ In October 2018, Max was able to acquire 3101 E Baltimore Street in Patterson Park, SE Baltimore. After a rough construction process filled with groundwater, crumbling roofs, site abandonment, and a crook of a contractor-Pie Time finally opened October 2020! Seasonal and fresh local fruit are the centerpieces of the sweet pies. Pie Time Pies should taste like they were stolen from your grandmothers pantry! Max’s background as a cook makes the savory pies more progressive, with many of the recipes founded in classic technique.

Neru Thee Fourth Fugee

Neru Thee Fourth Fugee is a multidimensional vocalist + lyricist + composer + producer + activist + model who was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She's an independent artist who's sound ranges from Ambient, Funk, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop to Psychedelic using all of these elements to form her own genre. Neru's trance like kaleidoscopic harmonies creates a thought provoking mind bending experience that allows you to use both hemispheres of your brain simultaneously. Her abstract lyricism and transcendental harmonies reminds you of an early Parliament Funkadelic with facets of Ms. Hill while still creating her own original lane.

Kotic Couture

Kotic Couture, a dynamic rapper and songwriter based in Baltimore City, isn’t here to fit the mold.

Christina Fidler

Welcome To Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode's guest is award-winning 2D character animator with passions in directing, screenwriting, and community arts organization Christina Fidler.

eAndrew Murray

eAndrew Murray is an American Photographer based in Baltimore, MD, focusing on Portrait, Beauty, Fashion, and Wedding Photographer Serving the MD, VA, DC, Atlanta, and NYC. eAndrew is a Canon shooter and has been published in several digital magazines. In his spare time, eAndrew hosts several events for new photographers under the group bmore_shootz. Andrew, also serves as a model development coach working with his counterpart (Simone) on providing new models with the basic skills in posing and facial expressions. eAndrew utilizes music to vibe with his clients and pour out the energy from the shoot. He has been mentored for the past 3 years by Matthew Jordan Smith world-renowned Nikon Ambassadors. Whether eAndrew is shooting for a magazine or doing portraits for a client eAndrew is Always "Focused On You."

Qrcky

Qrcky is a DMV artist whose work tends to focus on social commentary, daily routine, human nature, street art, cubism, abstract and ethical issues.

Shawn Chopra of Good Neighbor

Welcome To Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode's guest is Good Neighbor's co-owner Shawn Chopra.

Aaron Brown

Aaron Brown (@brownabouttowne) is a Baltimore-based Cultural Producer, Creative Consultant, and Polymath. Operating with a focus on experiential storytelling and providing access to curated lists of connections from a breadth of creative capacities, notable partners include: Jagermeister, Boiler Room TV, Moonrise Festival, Fool’s Gold Records, National Bohemian Beer, Under Armour, and Maxim.

Greg Hatem of Bazaar

Welcome To Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode I have the pleasure of speaking with Greg Hatem, co-owner of Bazaar.

Diamond Dixon

Diamond Dixon is a published Portrait & Editorial Photographer originally from Norfolk, VA and raised in P.G. County, Maryland. She enjoys photographing her peers and artists of the new generation. She aims to capture her subjects strength, passion, and beauty in every image.

Monica Ikegwu

Monica Ikegwu is a Baltimore based artist. She is a figure painter with a focus directed towards African American portraiture. With her work she aims to give people a platform to display themselves in the way that they truly are without any limitations.

Isaiah Winters

Welcome to Getting To The Truth In This Art. This week I have the pleasure of speaking with portrait and lifestyle photographer based out of Baltimore, MD Isaiah Winters.

Justin Fenton

Justin Fenton has been a reporter for The Baltimore Sun since 2005, covering crime and police accountability for the past 13 years. His first book, "We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops and Corruption," was released Feb. 23 from Random House, and will be adapted for an HBO miniseries produced and written by the team behind "The Wire." He was previously recognized for his work showing that the Baltimore Police Department had discarded rape complaints at the highest rate in the country, and for a five-part series inside a homicide investigation, both of which were recognized by the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. He was also part of the team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for the coverage of the death of Freddie Gray and ensuing unrest and charges.

Sydney J. Allen

Sydney Jamie Allen, aka aBaltimoregriot, is a visual storyteller who is both a native and current resident of Baltimore. Allen uses portrait and documentary photography to highlight the individuals and community spaces of black folk living in Baltimore.

Glenford Nunez

Welcome to Getting To The Truth In This Art. In this episode, I interview artist and photographer Glenford Nunez.

Girl You Crazy

Girl You Crazy (GYC) is a musical artist with a wide array of interests in art and musical genres. For GYC, ideas matter. Learn more about his background as an artist and how journey brought him to Baltimore.

Gaia

Gaia grew up in New York City and is a 2011 graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art with a Bachelor in Fine Arts. His studio work, installations and gallery projects have been exhibited throughout the world most notably The Baltimore Museum of Art, Rice Gallery in Houston, the Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive in Spoleto and the Civil and Human Rights Museum in Atlanta. His street work has been documented and featured in several books on urban art, including Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art, (Berlin, 2010) and Outdoor Gallery (New York, 2014). Gaia was listed as a 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Art and Style recipient in Art and Style and was a Fullbright beneficiary to study and paint in New Delhi and Bogotá on behalf of the State Department. In addition to a prolific and precocious artistic practice, Gaia has curated projects funded by the National Endowment for the arts, and consults with brands, organizations and government agencies on creative place-making projects. Gaia lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland, but spends a majority of his time painting murals across the world and has produced works in all six habitable continents.

Lieanne Navarro of Dear Globe Coffee Roasters

LieAnne Navarro has always had a passion for coffee and art. What started with a curiosity about the taste and how espresso machines worked, developed into a great love and appreciation for the craft of a cup. Beginning her career in California as a young barista and visual artist, LieAnne later moved East taking her West Coast spirit with her. LieAnne brought her blended love of coffee and art to life when founding Dear Globe Coffee. Dear Globe Coffee was established in 2017 as a roasting business out of Baltimore, Maryland. LieAnne built Dear Globe Coffee on the principles of coffee being an adventure and a daily source of inspiration and connection. Dear Globe is proudly a woman and minority-owned and operated business. Respectively, LieAnne has worn many aprons as a barista, coffee equipment technician, café operator, and small-batch roaster. Since founding Dear Globe Coffee, LieAnne continues to connect people together through the love of coffee. She has collaborated with local artists in the community, offers café consulting & training, and focuses on sourcing coffee sustainably from regions all over the world! If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It really makes a difference and it's always nice to read kind words. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Be sure to check out our other podcasts: Mastermind Team's Robcast - Mastermind Team's Robcast is an irreverent and hilarious podcast covering all things pop culture and weird news. Let's Watch It Again - Let's Watch It Again is a movie review podcast from MTR The Network.

Nikita Yogaraj

Nikita Yogaraj is an emerging artist, illustrator and information designer with a background in public health.

Elijah Jamal Balbed

Welcome To Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode's quest is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator Elijah Jamal Balbed. Elijah Jamal Balbed is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator from Washington, DC. An alumnus of Howard University's legendary Jazz program, Elijah has been named Artist of the Year (2016), Best Tenor Saxophonist (2013) and Best New Jazz Musician (2010) by the Washington City Paper, and has participated in residencies at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead), DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (202Creates), Strathmore, the historic (and now defunct) Jazz club Bohemian Caverns, and a month-long stint at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. In addition to the Middle East, music has taken Elijah all over the world including places like Russia (Moscow, Kaliningrad, & Orenburg), Japan (Tokyo, Nagano, Karuizawa, & Yokohama), Jamaica (Ocho Rios & Kingston), South America (Panama & Costa Rica), the U.K. (London & Kent), and various states in North America. Over the last decade, Elijah has established himself as a versatile saxophonist, having performed with a wide array of artists including Winard Harper, Bennie Maupin, and Cyrus Chestnut, all the way to Lalah Hathaway, Eric Benet, The Blackbyrds, and even Fantasia from American Idol. Elijah is best known for having worked regularly with the late, great, Godfather of Go-Go music, Chuck Brown for the last year of his life (2011-2012).

Rae The Conjurer

Rae The Conjurer works as a multidimensional Musician, Composer, Storyteller, Communications Specialist, and Educator, and Entrepreneur. As a Black Gender Transcendent person, Rae believes that it is their responsibility to use their gifts and daily work to create opportunities that support the holistic liberation of Queer People of Color.

John Tyler

John Tyler is a 21-year old, musician, producer, and visionary R & B/jazz artist. Born in Brooklyn, NY, raised in Baltimore, MD, John uses his experiences to blend a variety of sounds into his compositions.

Rickie Jacobs

This episode I have the pleasure of speaking with artist Rickie Jacobs. Rickie is a creative from West Baltimore. During the pandemic he created a podcast “Liquor with Friends” and a virtual concert series “Carcerts” where he invite artists to the show to perform their original music.

Moss Head

Welcome to Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode's guest is producer and visual artist Moss Head.

Corey Wallace

Welcome to Getting To The Truth In This Art. This week I have the pleasure of speaking with trombonist, composer, and arranger Corey Wallace. 

Schaun Champion

Welcome To Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode I'm interviewing photographer Schaun Champion.

Christine Buckton Tillman

Welcome to Getting To The Truth In This Art. This episode's guest is artist Christine Buckton Tillman.

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