Events

Oct 2017

  • Oct25
    Towson University, University Union 3rd Floor Chesapeake Rooms, Towson MD
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    This program seeks to encourage youth to examine their own stories. Exploring what it means to be black inside and outside of America via a Silent Cultural Listening Party. Followed by a discussion that examines social issues from around the world and how they manifest in music. We will also analyze and incorporate some social [...]
  • Oct25
    Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, Salisbury MD
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The Way We Worked opens at its fifth and final stop on the statewide tour at Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, on view from September 15 through November 3, 2017. The Way We Worked is a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected [...]
  • Oct25
    St. Mary’s College, Montgomery Hall Rm 25, St. Mary's City MD
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy fall residency at St. Mary's College of Maryland continues with interactive lectures, performances, workshops, and master classes designed to inspire free-thinking, democratic engagement, and positive social and political progress. This master class led by master drummer Paul F. Murphy and drummer and jazz historian Dominic Fragman, ’07, covers distinctive [...]
  • Oct25
    Baltimore County Public Library–Pikesville Branch, Pikesville MD
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Join us for a lively discussion of the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  • Oct26
    Baltimore County Public Library-Hereford Branch, Monkton MD
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Join us for a lively discussion of the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  • Oct26
    Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, Salisbury MD
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The Way We Worked opens at its fifth and final stop on the statewide tour at Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, on view from September 15 through November 3, 2017. The Way We Worked is a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected [...]
  • Oct26
    Prince George’s County Memorial Library System–Hyattsville Branch, Hyattsville MD
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Join the students from the Hyattsville Library Teen Action Group for a three-week book discussion of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's thought-provoking novel Purple Hibiscus, the winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.
  • Oct26
    Frederick County Public Libraries–Middletown Branch Library, Middletown MD
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie takes place in Nigeria. Participants will learn about Nigerian culture and will view examples of traditional masks, discuss their cultural significance, and create paper masks inspired by what they have learned. All ages.
  • Oct26
    Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, Salisbury MD
    5:30 PM
    Artist Cat Mazza will give a talk at 5:30 p.m. as part of special The Way We Worked programming at Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown, and expand on the story of labor describing works that depict garment industry workers, slaves, local watermen, and sanitation workers. SU Art Galleries Downtown is located in the Gallery Building at 212 West Main Street in [...]
  • Oct26
    Harford County Public Library–Joppa Library, Joppa MD
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Join us for an in-depth discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
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