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Wicked Local hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your backyard who may otherwise fly under the radar.

Wicked Local hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your backyard who may otherwise fly under the radar.

Location:

United States

Description:

Wicked Local hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your backyard who may otherwise fly under the radar.

Language:

English


Episodes

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 22 - Stars of NSMT's 'Jersey Boys'

8/3/2019
Host Peter Chianca talks to the four talented young actors portraying the Four Seasons in the North Shore Music Theatre’s production of "Jersey Boys" -- Jonathan Mousset Alonso, Andrés Acosta, Luke Hamilton and Alex Puette. "Jersey Boys" runs Aug. 6 through Sept. 1, 2019, at North Shore Music Theatre. For tickets and information, visit nsmt.org.

Duration:00:17:02

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 21 - Blake Price and Madison Claire Parks

5/26/2019
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” is returning to the North Shore Music Theatre for the first time in more than 25 years. We sat down with two of the stars of the show, Blake Price (Curly McLaine) and Madison Claire Parks (Laurey Williams). Prior to this show both had played their respective roles elsewhere, and are each making their NSMT debuts.

Duration:00:21:01

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 20 - Sue Gabriel of Beverly Bootstraps

4/23/2019
Sue Gabriel, executive director of Beverly Bootstraps, talks about the wide range of year-round services the organization provides as well as ways people can get involved through donations or volunteering.

Duration:00:19:31

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 19 - The Junge family

4/23/2019
The Junge family of Boxford, owners of Landmark Finish, have a long history of working with their hands. We talk to owners Stewart and Deanna, as well as their children Brody and Colby, who are following in their parents' footsteps.

Duration:00:22:08

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 18 - Dr. Laurence Conway

2/12/2019
February is American Heart Month, and we talked to Dr. Laurence Conway, director of the MelroseWakefield Cardiovascular Center, about how to maintain a healthy heart through diet and exercise and resources available for those who have suffered a heart attack.

Duration:00:14:16

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 17 - Blake Hammond & Brooke Shapiro of NSMT's "Hairspray"

10/26/2018
Matthew Reid speaks to Blake Hammond and Brooke Shapiro, the stars of “Hairspray” at the North Shore Music Theatre, for the latest episode of the Off Deadline podcast. Hammond is making his NSMT debut, while Shapiro was featured in the theatre’s 2014 production of “Grease.” “Hairspray” runs from Oct. 30 to Nov. 11. A free post-show audience discussion with the artists and theatre management will take place Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. Tickets start at...

Duration:00:24:29

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 16 - Constantine Maroulis & Diana DeGarmo

9/18/2018
Recording artists, Broadway veterans and “American Idol” finalists Constantine Maroulis and Diana DeGarmo are the latest guests of Matthew Reid on the Off Deadline podcast, as they prepare to star in “Jekyll & Hyde” at the North Shore Music Theatre. The show runs Sept. 25 to Oct. 7. ABOUT 'OFF DEADLINE' Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials...

Duration:00:38:22

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 15 - Hannah Edsall, history teacher

5/9/2018
Hannah Edsall, a history teacher at Melrose High School, is the final guest on the Off Deadline Podcast’s series for Teacher Appreciation Week. Hannah discusses her work overseeing the “Do the Right Club” at MHS (a social justice club started a few years ago by Melrose students), as well as ways Melrose teachers promote social justice education and civic engagement in the classroom. ABOUT 'OFF DEADLINE' Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your...

Duration:00:24:18

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 14 - Kim Martino, science teacher

5/9/2018
The fourth teacher in our series for Teacher Appreciation Week is Kim Martino, a general science teacher at Belmonte Middle School in Saugus. Kim talks about the gender gap in the sciences, and the ways she encourages young girls to not only become interested in the sciences but also consider a career in a related field. ABOUT 'OFF DEADLINE' Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston...

Duration:00:16:45

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 13 - Sarah Grant, music teacher

5/8/2018
Sarah Grant, a music teacher and drama club director in Medford, is our third guest in this five-part series for Teacher Appreciation Week. Grant talks about the love she has for her job and the important role the performing arts have on student development and wellbeing. ABOUT 'OFF DEADLINE' Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and...

Duration:00:26:37

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 12 - Kevin Dua, history teacher

5/8/2018
In episode two of our special series for Teacher Appreciation Week, Wakefield’s Kevin Dua stops to talk to Matthew Reid about his approach to teaching history, from how history education has changed over the years to how he makes his lessons relevant for his students in their everyday lives. Dua is a teacher at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, and formerly of Somerville High School. ABOUT 'OFF DEADLINE' Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with...

Duration:00:24:30

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 11 - Amber Bus, teacher

5/7/2018
Medford’s Amber Bus, a fifth grade teacher at Arlington’s Stratton Elementary School, joins the Off Deadline Podcast with Matthew Reid to talk about the Responsive Classroom model used at the school. Amber is the first teacher interviewed during our five-part series for Teacher Appreciation Week, with episodes to be posted daily from May 7-11. ABOUT 'OFF DEADLINE' Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in...

Duration:00:24:08

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 10 - Jackie Moldau of Jackie's Tees

4/13/2018
Jackie's Tees & Custom Apparel owner Jackie Moldau sits down with Matthew Reid to discuss the tee-shirt making business, being a small business owner in Beverly and more on the latest edition of the Off Deadline podcast. Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your...

Duration:00:14:22

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 9 - Brenda Kelley Kim on St. Patrick's Day

3/16/2018
Local author Brenda Kelley Kim loves being a writer... and she REALLY loves St. Patrick’s Day. Hear her talk about both in the latest episode of the Off Deadline Podcast with Matthew Reid. ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your backyard who...

Duration:00:18:23

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 8 - Lisa Sugarman on raising girls

3/6/2018
Local author Lisa Sugarman recently took some time to record one of her columns for the Off Deadline podcast. Listen as she shares some advice for young women everywhere in her column entitled, "Nine things my daughters need to learn about life." ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or...

Duration:00:05:54

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 7 - Rebecca Mooney of MAAV

2/23/2018
Melrose Alliance Against Violence Executive Director Rebecca Mooney joined Matthew Reid on the latest episode of the Off Deadline podcast. Rebecca talked about the work the organization does, what goes into putting on MAAV’s annual Walk & Candlelight Vigil, and her experience representing MAAV in Washington D.C. at the request of Vice President Joe Biden. ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live...

Duration:00:38:25

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 6 - Laurel Siegel of CACHE

2/22/2018
Laurel Siegel, President of CACHE in Medford, joined Matthew Reid on the Off Deadline Podcast recently to discuss the history and goals of the coalition, the thriving arts scene in Medford, and more. ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your...

Duration:00:12:56

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 5 - Dr. Alec Walker

2/16/2018
Dr. Alec Walker of Melrose-Wakefield and Lawrence Memorial hospitals talks to host Matthew Reid about how to avoid the flu, and what to do if you do get it. ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your backyard who may otherwise fly under the...

Duration:00:07:18

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 4 - Ed Cameron

1/24/2018
Host Matthew Reid talks to Malden-based Housing Families Inc. CEO Ed Cameron about his organization's work to end family homelessness and provide safe temporary shelter and affordable housing to homeless and at-risk families. ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people...

Duration:00:20:11

OFF DEADLINE: Episode 3 - A Column by Lisa Sugarman

1/12/2018
Wicked Local columnist Lisa Sugarman reads her Marblehead Reporter column, "Why we need to be our own best friend." ABOUT OFF DEADLINE: Wicked Local journalist Matthew Reid hosts a series of casual conversations with your friends and neighbors who live and work in your North of Boston community, whether it’s elected officials and prominent business owners, or just fascinating people that live right in your backyard who may otherwise fly under the radar.

Duration:00:09:14