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Beer Brewing in Baltimore

The Natty Boh Tower in Brewer's Hill
Vox Efx / Flickr / Creative Commons

The story of beer brewing in Baltimore is the story of the city itself. Our brewing history can tell us when immigrants were coming over and charts the dominance of large beer companies in our country.

Filmmaker Nick Kovacic has crafted the story of beer brewing in the city, past and present, into a documentary that will screen at MICA’s Brown Center tomorrow night. It’s called “Brewmore Baltimore”. Nathan Sterner spoke with him about it recently.
The film will screen at MICA’s Brown Center tomorrow night. The evening will include tastings of Baltimore beers. Doors open at 6, the film begins at 7:45. Advance tickets are sold-out, but there will be 10 tickets available at the door. Find out more here.

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"If radio were a two-way visual medium," Nathan would see WYPR listeners every weekday between 5am and 3pm. Weekday mornings, Nathan serves up the latest Maryland news and weather (interspersed with the occasional snarky comment). Nathan also does continuity breaks through the midday, adds audio flaire to Sheilah Kast's "On The Record," infrequently fills in for Tom Hall on "Midday," does all sorts of fundraising stuff, AND "additional tasks where assigned". When not at WYPR, Nathan teaches a class on audio documentary at Towson University, and spends their spare time running around Baltimore's neighborhoods and hiking around Maryland's natural areas. Before coming to WYPR, Nathan spent 8 years at WAMU in Washington -- working every job from part-time receptionist to on-air host, gaining experience in promotions, fundraising, audience analysis, and program production. They've also served as a fundraising consultant, assisting dozens of public radio stations nationwide with on-air fundraisers. Originally from rural Pennsylvania, Nathan has called Charm City home since 2005.