BALTIMORE — Hello everyone, I hope everything is well on your end. We have a lot going on this week and next weekend. The highlight as far as I am concerned is my birthday, which is November 27 and then Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 28.
With that said, the American Legion Post #263 invites you to their Pre-Thanksgiving “Harvest for the Hungry” Fundraising Cabaret in conjunction with the hardest working promoter in Baltimore, Carlos Hutchins on Saturday, November 23 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Pikesville Community Hall, 40 E. Sudbrook Lane. It is BYOB and BYOF, and live entertainment will be provided by Elliott Levine Band and DJ Diamond, vocalists are: Brian Blunt & Koshka Raynelle. For ticket information, call Carl Beasley at 410-916-2605 or Carlos at 443-963-5711.
Milton A. Dugger, Jr., the Baltimore Baron of Rhythm & Blues invites you to celebrate his 50th year in the entertainment business, Saturday, November 30, 6-11 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church Hall, 5500 York Road in Baltimore. It is cabaret style, BYOB and BYOF, free set-ups and live entertainment. The event will of course include live entertainment with the Bleu Lights, Sheila Ross Group, Lady ‘A’ and others. For ticket information, call 410-938-8411.
G&H Production presents a Pre-Thanksgiving Gospel Fest on Saturday, November 23, 4-7 p.m. at the Enon Baptist Church, 601 N. Schroeder Street in Baltimore. Entertainment will be provided by 1 Accord Gospel Group, Lyrically Unspoken, Rebirth, Psalmist Royce Marshall, The New Ebony Gospel Singers and many others. For ticket information, call Gerald at 410-961-3266.
The Arena Players presents a dynamic play called, “Waiting to be Invited” on Sunday, December 1 at 4 p.m. Set in 1960’s Atlanta, the play is about the courage of four African American women who go to a “whites only” department store to have lunch just after the Supreme Court ruled segregated eating establishments unconstitutional. This event is sponsored by the Julian Branch of The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). The president is Dr. Thomas H. De Laine, Sr. The play is directed by Amini Johari Courts. Oh, by the way, yours truly, Rambling Rose will be there doing a book signing with my new book, “African American Community, History & Entertainment in Maryland” (Remembering the Yesterday’s 1940-1980). For tickets and information, call Peggy Jackson.
Oh my goodness, folks, I am out of time and out of space. Remember if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can go to my website: www.rambling-rose.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.