Maya Angelou radio tributes to air Sunday

Jun 13, 2014

WESM pays tribute to the late Dr. Maya Angelou with two special programs from PRX airing Sunday (June 15) beginning at 4 pm.

First, it's Maya Angelo & Guy Johnson - Mother and Son Poets become themselves.

Mother and son poets meet to talk about the courage of poetry, the pleasures of red rice and language.

Special programming notes for Memorial Day

May 25, 2014

WESM 91.3 FM invites you to tune in this Memorial Day for special radio programs honoring the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.

9:00 AM Independent Minds: At War in the Pacific(hosted by David D'Arcy) 

At War in the Pacific tells the story of heroism and sacrifice by the young Marines who stormed onto the islands and fought from inside the foxholes in the bloody Pacific Campaign of World War II.

10:00 AM Monumental Disagreements


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The Tire Iron and the Tamale

Apr 19, 2014

This moving essay was featured on an episode of  The Splendid Table (originally aired in April 2011 and rebroadcast April 19, 2014 at 7 a.m. on WESM 91.3 FM). You can read the essay here or  click here to listen to the essay on The Splendid Table. -- editor

Md. Historical Society and Pride II celebrates Maryland Day

Mar 20, 2014

The Maryland Historical Society is proudly celebrating Maryland Day with the ship Pride of Baltimore II and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine on Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

The Pride of Baltimore II is making a special voyage on Monday, March 24 from Fort McHenry in Baltimore to the City Dock in Annapolis.