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Maryland’s leading source of aggregated and original news and opinion on government, politics, business and more. Called one of the “nation’s best state-based political blogs” by the Washington Post.

MICA Associate Dean urges Baltimore arts funding

Major Key artists, including hip hop artist Czar and classically-trained flutist Sofia Hailu, will open a City Schools music education funding pop-up performance before Orioles Opening Day at 1:30pm at Eutaw and Camden Streets.  At 6pm tonight, Major Key will submit arts funding awareness videos from a collection of over 1,000 City residents to the Baltimore City School Board at Tupac's own Dunbar High School. Click here for tickets to Wednesday's Tupac-inspired classical meets contemporary show featuring EDI Mean of Tupac's Outlawz, Anwan Glover from "The Wire," Czar, Sofia Hailu and special guests Visto and Alkali. Proceeds benefit Living Classrooms UA House -- serving one hundred students daily with academic enrichment, music instruction, health, sports and physical fitness education, and career development.... Continue reading
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MICA student finds self-esteem through art

In a fusion of arts and activism, Major Key Foundation has collected video testimonials from a thousand Baltimore area residents on the importance of school arts funding. Center Maryland will release one testimonial a day in the lead-up to Major Key's concert at Soundstage on April 5, featuring Tupac's former bandmate E.D.I. Mean; Major Key co-founders professional flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar; and The Wire's Anwan Glover and his go-go Backyard Band. Tickets can be purchased here.... Continue reading
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MICA student finds self-esteem through art

In a fusion of arts and activism, Major Key Foundation has collected video testimonials from a thousand Baltimore area residents on the importance of school arts funding. Center Maryland will release one testimonial a day in the lead-up to Major Key's concert at Soundstage on April 5, featuring Tupac's former bandmate E.D.I. Mean; Major Key co-founders professional flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar; and The Wire's Anwan Glover and his go-go Backyard Band. Tickets can be purchased here.... Continue reading
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Sen. Bill Ferguson on Baltimore school arts funding

In a fusion of arts and activism, Major Key Foundation has collected video testimonials from a thousand Baltimore area residents on the importance of school arts funding. Center Maryland will release one testimonial a day in the lead-up to Major Key's concert at Soundstage on April 5, featuring Tupac's former bandmate E.D.I. Mean; Major Key co-founders professional flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar; and The Wire's Anwan Glover and his go-go Backyard Band. Tickets can be purchased here.... Continue reading
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Sen. Bill Ferguson on Baltimore school arts funding

In a fusion of arts and activism, Major Key Foundation has collected video testimonials from a thousand Baltimore area residents on the importance of school arts funding. Center Maryland will release one testimonial a day in the lead-up to Major Key's concert at Soundstage on April 5, featuring Tupac's former bandmate E.D.I. Mean; Major Key co-founders professional flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar; and The Wire's Anwan Glover and his go-go Backyard Band. Tickets can be purchased here.... Continue reading
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