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A Change Is Gonna Come: How Black Music Powered the Civil Rights Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

From 1940 to 1970, gospel, jazz, blues, and soul music underscored the Civil Rights Movement. Artists, activists, and radio DJs came together to write, perform, and promote music that reflected—and shaped—the events of the time and the ongoing fight for freedom. Music became a political weapon and unifying force, delivering […]


An Evening with Dominique Jackson, Model, Actress & Author (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Honor Pride Month with Chase Brexton, Enoch Pratt Free Library, and STAR TRACK. Dominique Jackson will be in conversation on her life and work. Model, Actress, Author, Advocate and Activist Dominique Jackson was born on the smaller island of the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. At the age of 15, she moved […]


‘The Roots of Black Music in America’ Presented by Karlus Trapp (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Tuesday Tunes: The Roots of Black Music in America presented by Karlus Trapp In honor of Black Music Month, Karlus Trapp presents “The Roots of Black Music in America,” a delightful, educational, and entertaining program.  It is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn […]


Teens: Pride Month Open Mic (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Gather for an open mic to celebrate Pride month! Prepare a craft, poem, song, meal, or any other creative project in advance and share out what you made at this virtual Pride Month celebration. You might share a poem, a song, a drawing, or anything else that celebrates your identity […]


⭐ Tuesday Tunes: Kane Shimabukuro & Tara “Trinity” Villanueva (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Kane Shimabukuro & Tara “Trinity” Villanueva. Born and raised in Columbia Maryland, Kane has always had a fondness for all things Hawaiian. He began his studies in Hawaiian culture at the age of 2 and has gone on to perform in various […]


Ladies of Laughter: Great Comediennes (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

From the earliest days of comedy, many comediennes have made audiences howl with laughter. Revisit the funny women of film, television and radio, including Gracie Allen, Lucille Ball, Eve Arden and more and enjoy a multimedia presentation of photos, video clips and captivating stories. Presented by Hometowns to Hollywood’s film […]


⭐ Performance: The Life of Harriet Tubman (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

To celebrate Black History Month, reenactor Gina Lee will share the story of Harriet Tubman’s life, her Underground Railroad experience, her achievements and conclude with her death & final resting place.  Ms. Lee has performed with Arena Players, Inc.  and portrayed Harriet Tubman in Baltimore’s Legends & Legacies Jubilee. Dial-In Information Please […]


The Hit Parade: Music Focusing on Social Activism (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

In celebration of Black History Month, Charles Sullivan presents The Hit Parade:  Music Focusing on Social Activism.  Listen to some of the biggest hits of the 20th Century made by African American artists and their social influence. A native of the state of Ohio, tenor Charles Kessler Sullivan received lamuch of his […]