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Fern Shen

Brewing in Baltimore: An Alternative to Mainstream Media

Wednesday, April 8 | 12 – 1 p.m.
Fern Shen, founder and editor, Baltimore Brew
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Fern Shen is a veteran journalist who worked at The Hartford Courant, The (Baltimore) Evening Sun and The Washington Post for 17 years. In 2009 – with mainstream media here and across the country suddenly cutting back, laying off and shutting down – she struck off into somewhat uncharted territory, founding Baltimore Brew – an online-only news website with reported news stories, culture and community dialogue. (Click heading for full description.)

Circa Catalyst Fallon O'Grady

CIRCA Catalyst: Michael Fallon and Jenny O’Grady

Wednesday, April 15 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
CIRCA Catalyst
With presenters Michael Fallon and Jenny O’Grady
Dresher Center Conference Room, 216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

CIRCA Catalyst is an ongoing series promoting conversations around transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that fuses the performing and visual arts with other fields of inquiry and scholarship. A catered lunch, with vegetarian options, will be provided by CIRCA (the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts). UMBC Director of Marketing Jenny O’Grady and UMBC Senior Lecturer and poet Michael Fallon will present on their recent works interweaving art and poetry. (Click heading for full description.)

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