Welcome to Cocktails & Conversation – a monthly three-part series in which Baltimore media personality Sloane Brown takes a casual look at the “fun” side of some of the interesting people who help make Baltimore tick. Sloane interviews Baltimore’s movers and shakers – which includes business and nonprofit executives, entrepreneurs, creatives and others who give back to our community. What do they like to do when they’re on their own time? What are their passions? Their pet peeves? What makes them laugh? We find out as we join Sloane and someone different she interviews each month at the bar of one of Baltimore’s popular eateries for a drink and a chat in three parts.
Atlas Restaurant Group president Alex Smith joins Sloane…or should we say Sloane joins Alex? That’s because they’re sitting in the newest addition to Atlas’ collection of fabulous restaurants, Choptank. Alex fills us in a bit about Atlas, and what they go for with each of their eateries.
Meet Rebecca Hoffberger, American Visionary Art Museum founder/director/principal curator…and find out how she defines the subject of her museum – and the center of her life – this thing called “visionary art.”
Meet Jim Seay, president and owner of Premier Rides, an international company based here in Baltimore. Jim tells us about his company’s “scary” mission.