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Rosa Pryor-Trusty | 11/22/2013, 9:55 a.m.
“Waiting to Be Invited” featuring actresses Irma P. Hall, Kimberly Herbert-Gregory, Velma Austin and Jacqueline Williams headlining the play at the Arena Players on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 4 p.m. Arenas Players Theatre is located at 801 McCulloh Street in Baltimore City. Courtesy Photo

— Hello everyone, I hope everything is well on your end. We have a lot going on this week and next weekend. The highlight as far as I am concerned is my birthday, which is November 27 and then Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 28.

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Branch Morgan III celebrates 38 years of service to Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore County Public Schools and Kawasaki City Technical High School with a Retirement Extravaganza on Sunday, November 24, 2013 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post #148 located at 20 S. Marlyn Avenue in Essex, Maryland.

With that said, the American Legion Post #263 invites you to their Pre-Thanksgiving “Harvest for the Hungry” Fundraising Cabaret in conjunction with the hardest working promoter in Baltimore, Carlos Hutchins on Saturday, November 23 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Pikesville Community Hall, 40 E. Sudbrook Lane. It is BYOB and BYOF, and live entertainment will be provided by Elliott Levine Band and DJ Diamond, vocalists are: Brian Blunt & Koshka Raynelle. For ticket information, call Carl Beasley at 410-916-2605 or Carlos at 443-963-5711.

Milton A. Dugger, Jr., the Baltimore Baron of Rhythm & Blues invites you to celebrate his 50th year in the entertainment business, Saturday, November 30, 6-11 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church Hall, 5500 York Road in Baltimore. It is cabaret style, BYOB and BYOF, free set-ups and live entertainment. The event will of course include live entertainment with the Bleu Lights, Sheila Ross Group, Lady 'A' and others. For ticket information, call 410-938-8411.

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Linda Janey-Knight, the daughter of musician promoter, Eleanor Janey and the sister to PJ Allen is being given a 60th birthday party on Sunday, November 24 from 5-9 p.m. at the Arch Social Club on Pennsylvania and North Avenues. You all are invited. Shhhh!!! Don’t tell her, it is a SURPRISE!

G&H Production presents a Pre-Thanksgiving Gospel Fest on Saturday, November 23, 4-7 p.m. at the Enon Baptist Church, 601 N. Schroeder Street in Baltimore. Entertainment will be provided by 1 Accord Gospel Group, Lyrically Unspoken, Rebirth, Psalmist Royce Marshall, The New Ebony Gospel Singers and many others. For ticket information, call Gerald at 410-961-3266.

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Congratulations to A. Dwight Pettit, renowned civil-rights and criminal attorney, recent published book “Under Color of Law by A. Dwight Pettit. The book consists of his memoir and providing insight into past and current civil-rights issues. To order your copy, go to www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800 AUTHORS.

The Arena Players presents a dynamic play called, “Waiting to be Invited” on Sunday, December 1 at 4 p.m. Set in 1960’s Atlanta, the play is about the courage of four African American women who go to a “whites only” department store to have lunch just after the Supreme Court ruled segregated eating establishments unconstitutional. This event is sponsored by the Julian Branch of The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). The president is Dr. Thomas H. De Laine, Sr. The play is directed by Amini Johari Courts. Oh, by the way, yours truly, Rambling Rose will be there doing a book signing with my new book, “African American Community, History & Entertainment in Maryland” (Remembering the Yesterday’s 1940-1980). For tickets and information, call Peggy Jackson.

Oh my goodness, folks, I am out of time and out of space. Remember if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@aol.com. You can go to my website: www.rambling-rose.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.