Warm, cozy--and able to tell a story. Artist and Baltimore native Joan Gaither uses quilts to preserve and document American history. Her quilts are covered with beads, buttons, photos, and fabrics of all colors. Gaither describes putting her heart, soul, and identity into her quilts. Listen to our full conversation from December.Then: the comedy stage has not always welcomed women and gender minorities. But for stand-up comic Violet Gray the stage is a second home. She says comedy gives her the chance to humanize her experience as a trans woman and break down stereotypes. Listen to our full conversation from May.