Ursula V. Battle

Recent Stories

Tease photo

Baltimore’s Beautiful OrchKids Garden

BSO After-School Music Program is Growing Musicians

In collaboration with Baltimore City Public Schools and several community partners, OrchKids provides music education, instruments, academic instruction, meals, as well as performance and mentorship opportunities at no cost to students and families. OrchKids is the cornerstone of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s community engagement efforts in Baltimore City.

Tease photo

School of Rock “Plays” at The Hippodrome March 20 to March 25

Get ready to dance your way on down to the Hippodrome Theater for the smash Broadway and West End hit “School of Rock – The Musical.” The high-octane production “plays” at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre as part of the 2017/2018 CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series. School of Rock – The musical will electrify the Hippodrome stage March 20, 2018 to March 25, 2018.

Tease photo

A Man On A Mission at Johns Hopkins

Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page, Jr.

James E. Page, Jr. is on a mission. His mission: to create a stronger “bond” between Johns Hopkins Medicine and its community, with a specific focus on addressing issues of race and health discrimination amongst residents in Baltimore.

Tease photo

Johns Hopkins Holds 36th Anniversary MLK, Jr. Commemoration

Little Rock Nine’s Minnijean Brown Trickey Keynote Speaker

A historic part of the legendary Civil Rights Movement was in Baltimore recently for the 36th Anniversary Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration program held January 19, 2018 at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Turner Auditorium. Minnijean Brown Trickey of the famed “Little Rock Nine” was the Keynote Speaker for the event.

Tease photo

Baltimore’s Jearlean Taylor: A Model of Triumph over Tribulation

Jearlean Taylor has modeled on runways, has been in several publications including Essence and Heart & Soul magazines, and was featured on a billboard located at Charles and Penn Station in Baltimore earlier this year. The 50-year-old Taylor has been modeling for nearly 18 years, with interview, speaking and modeling engagements coming up in Baltimore, Atlanta and Colorado.

Tease photo

Former Heroin Addict Peddling Hope

Tim Ryan once found himself playing the “cool dad” role with his son Nick.

Tease photo

Meet Consultant Karenthia A. Barber: Helping Organizations Run More Efficiently

There is an old saying, “Behind every man is a good woman.” However, when it comes to organizational development, one local entrepreneur has her clients saying, “Behind every good business or manager is a ‘Karenthia A. Barber.”

Tease photo

Light of Truth Center Continues to Shine

Residential treatment program to open two more locations

Light of Truth Center, Inc. (LTC) continues to shine brightly in the lives of woman who have struggled with addiction. Karen Hall, who has been with LTC since April 26, 2017 is among them.

Tease photo

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic Opens at The Lyric

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other characters will bring some of the most famous Disney shows of all time to the stage of the Lyric Opera House this weekend

Tease photo

Remembering R.B. Jones: Longtime “Realside” columnist passes away at age 65

This writer can remember receiving a phone call approximately 15 years ago from columnist, teacher, poet and playwright Ronald Berry Jones, who was known as ‘R.B.’ Jones.

More stories

Recent Photos