Weeknight Alive!, March 11, 1986

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Two episodes of Weeknight Alive!, March 11-12, 1986. March 11, 1986: Dominick Argento speaks about a musical piece he wrote for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's last days. A segment highlights "Directions '86," an exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum, with remarks from the artists. A "Made in Maryland" segment visits the New Windsor Sofa Bed Company. Michael Joyce interviews the Ringmaster of the Ringling Brothers' Barnum & Bailey Circus, Jim Ragona, about the Assistance Performance Director, Peggy Williams. Concert pianist Robert Weirich performs. March 12, 1986: Vocalist Paul Sperry speaks about performing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Sheritha McKenzie demonstrates an exercise routine for shoulders. Tyree Ford talks about zydeco music. Literary critic John Goodspeed reviews Margaret Atwood's book The Handmaid's Tale. Musicians Preston Hutt and Eugene Mauro perform.
Maryland Public Television
Broadcasting, Communications
North America; United States of America
Public Broadcasting
Special Collections and University Archives
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:729666; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/42713; Filename: bcast-071801

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