The Apocalypse Book Club is a conversation series bringing artists and writers together in Baltimore to share diverse perspectives about how we maintain hope, and make meaningful work, in the face of environmental devastation.
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Join Women's Daily Post to welcome New York Times best-selling author, Laura Lippman, and her newest book, Lady in the Lake. We'll enjoy readings and musings, followed by a panel of women authors who will discuss how to write a book and get it published.
In conjunction with DIS | A Good Crisis, join us for DIS University (DIS U). The conversation series brings together DIS contributors and Baltimore-based thinkers for extended dialogue on big ideas. Moderated by Lee Heinemann of Get Your Life!.
Join Lisa Snowden McCray, Editor-in-Chief of Baltimore Beat, with Matt Goerzen, researcher at the Data and Society Research Institute.
Arrive early! The first 50 guests at each event receive a free DIS U travel mug. Pop-up coffee shop and bookstore presented by Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse and Thread Coffee Roasters.
Join matriarchs of Baltimore’s art community Joyce J. Scott and Oletha DeVane for a lively conversation with renowned art historians Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims.
Learn more about the prolific bodies of work of Scott and DeVane.
Arrive early to see Hitching Their Dreams to Untamed Stars and Oletha DeVane: Traces of the Spirit from 5–6:30 p.m. Visit the BMA Shop for a copy of Traces of the Spirit exhibition catalog, featuring vibrant images of DeVane's spirit sculptures with essays by Hammond and Sims.
Loyola University Maryland will host a presentation, The Journey of Immigrant Children, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., in McGuire Hall. The panel discussion will focus on experiences, legal issues, and spiritual perspectives of Central American immigrant youth.
The presentation will feature seven panelists, including two speakers who fled El Salvador as teenagers and coauthors of the book, Blessed Are the Refugees: Beatitudes of Immigrant Children, which received an award by the Catholic Press Association.