A Literary Experience to Heal Baltimore
Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
AUTHOR'S TALK: MARITA GOLDEN
Saving Our Sons Raising Black Children in a Turbulent World
RSVP by June 20th to email@example.com
ALBUM, ART & IMAGES
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 3 p.m.
EXHIBIT RUNS: June 5 - 29, 2016
Album covers from noted blues, jazz, soul, reggae, R&B, and hip hop artists, 1940s to present, with related displays of sound reproduction equipment and players and inspired original art. Special guest author ERICKA BLOUNT, Love, Peace and Soooooouul!” The Behind the Scenes Story of America’s Favorite Dance Show SOUL TRAIN Classic Moments.
Thursdays, June 30 - July 21
A FREE writing workshop with best selling author,
This four (4) week workshop will introduce novice writers to the basic elements of writing and storytelling. Whether you are writing fiction or nonfiction, an essay or a short story, this workshop will develop your skills in narrative, character and story.
The author of over a dozen works of fiction and nonfiction, Marita Golden’s works are favorites with book clubs, used in college courses from literature to sociology around the country, and are recognized as having added depth and complexity to contemporary African American writing. As a teacher of writing, Marita Golden has served on the faculties of Emerson College, Virginia Commonwealth University, and George Mason University. Her two-day writing workshops annually attract writers from all over the country.
Saving Our Sons: Raising Black Children in a Turbulent World
Through the story of raising her son against the backdrop of a racially divided society, Golden confronts the causes of the violence that surrounds the legacy of her own generation's struggle for civil rights.
Submit a writing sample to apply: Submit a one paragraph statement of your goals for the workshop, what you want to learn about writing. If you are working on a writing narrative, you may include a description of the writing project.
Free to participants 18 - 30 years of age; over 30, $50.00
The deadline has passed to participate in the WRITE NOW workshop.
A MONTHLY SPOKEN WORD EVENT
Last Friday of every month