Arts & Letters



Journalists Ian Urbina and Michael Dirda Featured at Sultana’s Downrigging Weekend

Award-winning journalists Ian Urbina and Michael Dirda will be featured attractions at the Sultana Education Foundation’s Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival, October 29-November 1, in Chestertown, Maryland. Now in its 15th year, Downrigging Weekend is one of the largest annual Tall Ship gatherings in North America and features four days of Tall Ship sails, deck tours, concerts, lectures, films and exhibits. On Friday, October 30th, journalist and reporter Ian Urbina will speak about his highly acclaimed series, “The Outlaw Ocean” which appeared in the New York Times in … [Read More...]