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Keyword: smarts

The new edition of smARTS, the Baltimore County arts and culture television show, meets the music director of Baltimore Choral Arts, an artist who uses corrugated paper to make a statement, a North Carolina native writing uplifting music for hard times, and an art historian looking to the future of contemporary art. The program airs on Baltimore County cable channel 25. Featured segments include:

  • Host Carolyn Black-Sotir speaks with Anthony Blake Clark, music director of Baltimore Choral Arts, about how growing up in rural west Texas impacted his love of Mozart.
  • North Carolina native Richard Hinton, a successful orthopedic surgeon in Baltimore, is also writing and performing music that speaks to our need to connect with community.
  • The Common Man Project performs original music.
  • UMBC art historian Kathy O’Dell gives her take on the direction of contemporary art.
  • Artemis Herber discusses why corrugated paper is her visual metaphor for taking an everyday product and transforming it into art that makes a statement about man and nature.

smARTS airs Thursdays and Fridays, 7:00-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - noon on Baltimore County cable channel 25. SmARTS segments can be viewed on the Baltimore County Government YouTube channel.

smARTS is a production of the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences in partnership with the Baltimore County Public Schools and BCPS-TV.

Keywords: arts, smarts

The new edition of smARTS, the Baltimore County arts and culture television show, explores the intersection of art, culture and social awareness. The program airs on Baltimore County cable channel 25. Featured segments include:

  • Host Carolyn Black-Sotir speaks with Praminda Jacob, an art historian and UMBC professor, about how art, cinema and street murals impact culture in Southern India.
  • Learn about Voices of Baltimore: Life Under Segregation, a powerful film produced by Towson University professors.
  • From sculptures to chairs to machine parts and medical devices, the CCBC Fab Lab is a place where creativity meets technology.
  • Forest E. Bell of Stevenson University talks about how fashion design helps define our culture.
  • Towson University music professor Kalin Kirilov explores – and plays -- the unique sounds of Balkan music.

smARTS airs Thursdays and Fridays, 7:00-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.- noon on Baltimore County cable channel 25. SmARTS segments can be viewed on the Baltimore County Government YouTube channel.

smARTS is a production of the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences in partnership with the Baltimore County Public Schools and BCPS-TV.


The new edition of smARTS, the Baltimore County arts and culture television show, discovers Art on the Trail, history in the Patapsco Valley, Shriver Hall chamber music, and the story behind treasures at the Hampton National Historic site in Towson. The program airs on Baltimore County cable channel 25.

Featured segments include:

Host Carolyn Black-Sotir speaks with leaders from the Lake Roland Nature Council about outdoor Art on the Trail.

The Patapsco River Valley is rich in railroad history, “adult beverage” history, and scientific history. Mary Catherine Cochran from Patapsco Heritage Greenway talks about distilleries, railroad bridges, Benjamin Banneker, and ruins to discover on the trails.

For more than 50 years, the Shriver Concert Series has brought world-class musicians to Baltimore. Catherine Cochran, executive director of the series, tells smARTS that many of this season’s performances will be in Baltimore County.

The curator at the Hampton National Historic site shares stories about a doll’s tea party and luxurious painted window shades at the 18th century mansion in Towson.  

smARTS airs Thursdays and Fridays, 7:00-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.- noon on Baltimore County cable channel 25. SmARTS segments can be viewed on the Baltimore County Government YouTube channel. 

smARTS is a production of the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences in partnership with the Baltimore County Public Schools and BCPS-TV. 


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017