This Week

  • Thursday: Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

    Thursday: Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

    June 22 I’m all for ripping down all the stuff that gets loaded onto black women about who and what we are supposed to be. Sometimes we don’t want to be strong, sexless, angry, stoic, etc., etc., etc. Sometimes we just want to exist in our skin, without making excuses or apologizing for it. This...

  • Saturday & Sunday: LatinoFest

    Saturday & Sunday: LatinoFest

    June 24 & 25, Noon-10 p.m. on Saturday, noon-9 p.m. on Sunday, Patterson Park, 27 S. Patterson Park Ave., facebook.com/Bmorelatinofest, $10 (free for kids 12 and under). Baltimore celebrates Latino culture with live Latin music and dance, cuisine from the Americas and the Caribbean, community outreach,...

  • Saturday: Hyrsteria Issue No. 2 Launch

    Saturday: Hyrsteria Issue No. 2 Launch

    June 24 Last year, local artists Tanya Garcia and Valeria Molinari released the first issue of Hyrsteria, a zine "highlighting social differences that challenge us in our day-to-day lives" such as gender, race, sexuality, class, ability, and so on. Through visual art, poetry, and essays, contributors...

  • Sunday: Tender FM Vol. 18

    Sunday: Tender FM Vol. 18

    June 25 You’ve heard City Paper sing the praises of Tender FM before; we awarded the Crown’s monthly reading event Best Poetry Series last year, and before and since then we’ve touted the work of performers who have graced the Tender stage. So I won’t go too deep into why the series is so special...

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