Baltimore Update for Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Public schools are celebrating American Education Week
American Education Week is to celebrate public education and honor the individuals working to ensure that every student receives a quality education. Each day of the week has its own theme, during which we celebrate our public school community. Festivities honor the team of people who work in our nation’s public schools, everyone from the bus driver and classroom teacher to the cafeteria worker and administrative staff, plus countless others.
Monthly racial justice book discussion happening today
November's book of the month to read and discuss is "There There" by Tommy Orange. Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize. This monthly discussion around issues of racial justice is presented by the Baltimore County Public Library in partnership with the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project.
Need funding for an art commission? Here's your chance
Interested in registering for a public art commission from St. Mary's? At 5 p.m., the Maryland State Arts Council is holding a one-our virtual webinar to discuss how to apply for a public art commission for St. Mary's College of Maryland.
See "Dreamgirls" live
Experience the smash hit musical "Dreamgirls" brought to you by Baltimore theater company ArtsCentric, running from November 16–December 12. This R&B rollercoaster ride through the 1960s show business is a soul-affirming spectacle about the price of stardom.
In case you missed it
Baltimore City's Council President, Nick J. Mosby wants to bring back $1 houses for legacy residents, city workers, and Housing Choice voucher holders. Yesterday he announced his legislative package that would allow legacy residents to buy vacant houses for $1.
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