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Out of the Blocks - Station North, and a Farewell to Mike Beresh

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Out of the Blocks - Station North; and remembering Mike Beresh

  The Out of the Blocks documentary series, from Signal producer Aaron Henkin and music producer Wendel Patrick, continues with Baltimore’s Station North neighborhood, featuring Jason Hoylman, Nether, Paula Whaley, Vander Pearson, B Fly, Stephanie Safiatou Edwards, Sankofa African Bazaar, and the Station North Tool Library.  This edition of Out of the Blocks was originally commissioned by MICA’s MFA in Curatorial Practice class of 2015 for the exhibition, Locally Sourced, at the Fred Lazarus Center.

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  Whether it was a great-uncle’s World War II letter, or his own UPS delivery route, Mike Beresh could elevate it with his signature musical touch.  The Baltimore singer/songwriter passed away on April 3rd, and we listen back to the music he’s left behind.

Out of the Blocks - Station North, and a Farewell to Mike Beresh
Remembering Mike Beresh

Aaron creates and produces original radio programs for WYPR. His current project is the neighborhood documentary series, Out of the Blocks, which earned the 2018 national Edward R Murrow Award. His past work includes the long-running weekly cultural program, The Signal, and the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings series, Tapestry of the Times. Aaron's stories have aired nationally on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, PRI’s Studio 360, & The World.