Travel and family obligations occupied the majority of my time since early October. Before I leave town again later this week I wanted to post the latest interview with the streets of Charm City.
Over the next several weeks, the 21st Century Cities Initiative at Johns Hopkins University will present a series of discussions entitled Redlining: Geographies of Exclusion and Conversations of Inclusion. The series focuses on the inequality of racial discrimination, how our country could bring about positive change, and what our local community can do to improve and enhance the quality of life for all in Baltimore.
The first discussion took place last Wednesday at the Motor House on North Avenue. Inside the meeting room Baltimore artists Ernest Shaw, Gaia, and Nether exhibited artwork they created to depict, portray and represent the themes of the discussion series.
With the exception of shoveling out from under the biggest snowfall in Baltimore’s history, January saw little art activity across the city during January. Thus, today’s post turns retrospective and presents the top twenty-five images Charm City Streets captured during 2015.
Today’s edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the month of November, 2015.
As reported last month, the Eubie Blake: Sandtown Mural Project, curated by Baltimore street artist Nether, aimed to create ten new murals that illustrate the rugged life and indomitable spirit of the Sandtown community. The project drew near to a close in November. Megan Lewis completed her striking mural on the side of the Hookup Barber Shop building at Baker and McKean Streets. Michelle Santos completed her
Today’s edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the month of October, 2015.
With support from the Eubie Blake Cultural Center and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA), renowned local artists Ernest Shaw and Nether curated the Eubie Blake: Sandtown Mural Project. The objective was the creation of ten new murals that illustrate the rugged life and indomitable spirit of the Sandtown community. Thus, October saw a flurry of creative activity.