Every Thursday in May and June, join us for a free virtual OVEE screening that features a favorite throwback MPT production. Bring your lunch and enjoy a break with us.
Thursday, May 7 at noon
Baseball, The Birds on 33rd
A love song to the Baltimore Orioles and Memorial Stadium, this documentary highlights the Birds' 1954 return to the major leagues and the 1958 All-Star Game. Produced and written by Mike Gesker. Original air date January 1, 1991.
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Thursday, May 14 at noon
He's been called the greatest Maryland politician of the last 100 years. Four times Mayor of Baltimore, twice as Maryland Governor and state Comptroller, William Donald Schaefer lived for Maryland politics. MPT looks at Schaefer's unparalleled life in politics and explores his 51 years in public office. Original air date July 1, 2009.
RSVP HERE - https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/0264n
Thursday, May 21 at noon
A local, live comedy program in the vein of Saturday Night Live, featuring Baltimore and Maryland talent and gently skewering local culture and personalities. Original air date January 1, 1985.
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Thursday, May 28 at noon
Gone But Not Forgotten, Part One
A nostalgic look back at places in Maryland where people gathered, played, and lived. Today they exist only in fond memories, spots such as Baltimore's 1914 Hippodrome with its vaudeville shows; Carr's Beach in the D.C. area; White Tower restaurants; Baltimore streetcars; Gwynn Oak Park; and more. Narrated by Dan Rodricks. Original air date: 1994.
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Thursday, June 4 at noon
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Spanning the Bay
In 1952 the Chesapeake Bay Bridge changed everything for Maryland, with far-reaching effects on everything from commerce to commuting. It fueled the growing tourism industry, transforming tiny beachside resorts like Ocean City into bustling summertime destinations. Discover the vision, struggles, and engineering genius that led to the creation of this state treasure! Original air date: April 19, 2014.
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Thursday, June 11 at noon
Eatin' Crabs Chesapeake Style
A rollicking foray into the world of the blue crab from dockside to table. From Baltimore's busiest harborside districts and most famed crab shacks to beloved and isolated locales from Ocean City to Oakland, Eatin' Crabs Chesapeake Style captures the world of crab-loving, a uniquely Maryland slice of life, and cracks it open for all to see. Original air date: July, 13, 2009.
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Thursday, June 18 at noon
Distinctive Homes of the Chesapeake
Distinctive Homes of the Chesapeake opens the front door to Maryland's unique, historic, and magnificent homes surrounding the Chesapeake Bay for intimate tours. Explore a colonial-era manor hand-crafted in the 1700s, an unusual houseboat with different waterfront views each day, and modern architectural marvels that blend the best of Bay living with gorgeous settings rarely seen. Original air date: April 21, 2013.
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Thursday, June 25 at noon
Chesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields
For generations the Chesapeake and its inhabitants kept a relatively low profile on the food scene, with many classic recipes and cooking preparations tucked away in family recipe boxes and handed down orally from one generation to the next. Chesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields introduces this glorious region and its outstanding cuisine to folks who’ve never lingered on its shores and beaches or spent time in its tiny towns, or explored the riches of the city of Baltimore. Original air date: June 1998.
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