GBCA invites you to participate in a monthly series of themed equity conversations. The Third Friday Equity Conversations are themed discussions curated through the lens of Equity and Inclusion. "The Third Friday Conversations" will cover various topics that have affected, and continue to affect the rights of many Americans. The series will span from January to March covering the historic and current events that have shaped our Country's political landscape and equitable practices.
Join the Carmen Youth Council Jan 21st for a Voices of Carmen performance and discussion examining escalating conflicts and violence among youth. Help us honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life long legacy of nonviolence.
What is Voices of Carmen?
Voices of Carmen is an urban musical adaption of an iconic opera set in a high school to contemporary rhythm and beats, and a creative vehicle for important conversations. Join the #CarmenCoversation
DJ, Performances, & Refreshments
You're invited to GBCA's next Development Roundtable! Join us for a discussion and Q&A with Nicholas Cohen (Maryland Citizens for the Arts) and Nicholas Redding (Preservation Maryland) about how effective advocacy strategies with policymakers can lead to successful fundraising as well as the inverse - wherein effective fundraising efforts can result in increased participation with advocacy.
WHO: Nicholas Cohen, Maryland Citizens for the Arts. Click link for bio.
Nicholas Redding, Preservation Maryland. Click link for bio.
The information sessions are designed to give anyone interested in submitting a proposal or application for Artscape, Baltimore Book Festival and Light City an opportunity to learn more about the festivals, hear more about the requirements and ask questions about the application process. Additionally, the sessions provide a chance for artists, businesspersons and community members to meet potential collaborators, network with BOPA staff and hear about locations in the festival footprints that may offer inspiration for proposals and applications.
Walter Lomax was arrested in 1967 at the age of 20 and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Robert Brewer, the proprietor of Giles Food Market. Mr. Lomax maintained his innocence from the time of his arrest. After nearly 40 years and repeated petitions for a new trial, a review of his case by Judge Gale Rasin and additional investigations led to Mr. Lomax’s release in 2006. Join us for this conversation about Mr.