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Baltimore, Maryland
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The "Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay,"John Shields is a chef, a television host and an author. His popular restaurant, Gertrude's, has been thriving at the Baltimore Museum of Art since 1998. John has written three popular cookbooks and hosted two television series on the cuisine of the region.

Where's John?

With The New Chesapeake Kitchen just released last autumn, and Gertrude’s celebrating 20 years, John's a very busy man!

Keep up with him here.

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BIG TIME with John Shields

How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere what they’ve identified as one of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.

John will be interviewed by host Richard Gorleck, former Baltimore Sun restaurant critic, and then the cast will act out a scene depicted in John’s responses.

At The BIG Theater 1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

All BIG Shows are FREE!

Earlier Event: November 2
National Press Club Book Festival
Later Event: November 21
Mid-Day with Tom Hall - WYPR