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Poet Cherrie Amour reads from her first book of poetry at Enoch Pratt Library

In her first book of poetry, “Free to Be Me: Poems on Life, Love and Relationships,” spoken word artist/author Cherrie Amour explores her journey of trials and triumphs from childhood to adulthood.

November is American Diabetes Month

MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, along with Sugar Free Kids Maryland, is proud to participate in American Diabetes Month to promote diabetes prevention and control and promote healthy living.

Local family relocates to California to pursue entertainment careers

Trisha Goodman believes in identifying goals, having faith and approaching them confidently. Nine months ago, she left Arnold, Maryland with her children Gabrielle Goodman and Michael Goodman in pursuit of dreams to work in the entertainment industry in California.

Towson University Dance Company performs to Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson

The College of Fine Arts and Communication and the Towson University Department of Dance presents Legends, a dance concert on Saturday, November 22 and Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, November 23 and Sunday, December 7, 2014 at ...

Christmas Village in Baltimore returns to Inner Harbor

Christmas Village in Baltimore sails back to West Shore Park with its Grand Opening Ceremony on Sunday, November 30, 2014. The ceremony will feature an official visit from the Christkind (the traditional Christmas Angel and bringer of gifts) from Nuremberg, ...

Wes Moore well received by area students at Enoch Pratt Free Library

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, Wes Moore, New York Times best-selling author of “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” encouraged approximately 143 seventh and eighth-graders to understand the importance of being community-minded at the second annual “Service as ...

Make it to Main Street: New initiative encourages consumers to shop local

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, a new partnership between local manufacturers and the “Main Street Maryland” program will make it easier for consumers to find products that are made in Maryland and sold in Maryland shops and ...

Marlene King’s Breast Cancer Story, Part II

Marlene King does not consider herself a breast cancer survivor, but a breast cancer warrior. Since her breast cancer diagnosis in 2008 at age 48, she has had a lumpectomy, a double-mastectomy, and has undergone breast reconstructive surgery, radiation, and ...

Haloti Ngata Family Foundation hosts 3rd Annual Luau

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata hosted the third annual Haloti Ngata Family Foundation Luau on Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.

World-famous Budweiser Clydesdales visit Baltimore

Celebrate the opening weekend of the Waterfront Partnership Ice Rink with a parade featuring the world renowned Budweiser Clydesdale Horses and the Baltimore City Police Department mounted unit on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Funds needed to showcase acclaimed artist

Officials at the Phillips Collection have detailed plans to develop a robust micro site featuring the works and previously unpublished interviews between preeminent American artist Jacob Lawrence and museum curators, including one conducted just prior to the acclaimed artists’ death ...

Cold November days killing car batteries across Maryland

Historic cold November days, not seen since the mid-1970’s, are not just putting a big chill on the inhabitants of Maryland, but these successive bouts of frigid temperatures are also taking their toll on car batteries across the region.

Macedonia Baptist Church celebrates 140th anniversary

Reverend Al Sharpton and Baltimore community leaders will join Dr. Darron D. McKinney, Sr., pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church of Baltimore City and the congregation to celebrate the church’s 140th anniversary on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Lisa Cooper wins AAMC Award

Lisa Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Herbert W. Nickens Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Calling all screenwriters! 10th Annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition

The Baltimore Film Office is now accepting entries for the 10th annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. Applicants can submit in the feature or shorts categories. The top entries in both categories win cash prizes; all access passes to the 2015 Maryland ...