Latest Past Events

“Rent Party”: African American Urban Dance Music from Ragtime to House

Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore

Join us for a tribute to the Rent Party, a site of music and dance experience for the black urban migrant of the early 1900s. The Rent Party was an opportunity for confident, joyful self-expression and freedom from codes that regulated racial and sexual conduct, freedom from the ideals of uplift, sobriety, and propriety. It […]

Lauren Russell

Union Baptist Church @ 1219 Druid Hill Avenue Baltimore

Lauren Russell of The Writing Seminars speaks.


Dr. Raynetta Wiggins Jackson, Women’s History Month

Reginald F. Lewis Museum 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore

Celebrate Women’s History Month with the Billie Holiday Center for Liberations Arts for their Helena Hicks Speaker Series featuring  Dr. Raynetta Wiggins-Jackson. Dr. Wiggins-Jackson’s lecture will focus on “Ethel’s Place: Celebrating Ethel Ennis Baltimore’s First Lady of Jazz.” Her lecture grows out of her curatorial and exhibition work on the legendary jazz singer Ethel Ennis.  RSVP here for this […]