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The Senator Theatre is Showing ‘Purple Rain’ to Mark the One-Year Anniversary of Prince’s Death

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Marking one year since the death of the musician Prince, the Senator Theatre will present “Purple Rain” in its main auditorium tonight at 8 p.m.

Remembering Prince: 1958-2016

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IMG_2703-e1433321509383According to authorities, Prince died Thursday morning at his estate outside Minneapolis at the age of 57. The cause remained unknown this afternoon. From Paisley Park to social media, there’s been an outpouring as the news spread. 

Prince last performed in Baltimore on Mother’s Day 2015 at his Rally 4 Peace benefit concert following the unrest. His call for peace and effort to honor Freddie Gray extended to a song, titled “Baltimore.” In remembrance, below is Marion Winik’s essay about the concert, originally published on June 3, 2015:

Rihanna Wanted to Play a Post-Protest Show in Baltimore

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Yesterday, thanks to a Maryland Public Information Act request, the Baltimore Sun received more than 7,000 emails sent to and from City of Baltimore officials during and after the riots, protests, and unrest in April. The paper is still sifting through all those documents, but they’ve already uncovered one juicy (and, in the grand scheme of things, pretty trivial) tidbit.

Prince Releases Music Video for ‘Baltimore’

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Still from "Baltimore"
Still from “Baltimore”

Following up on the the concert and song, Prince released the music video for “Baltimore” on Tuesday.

Prince Releases Baltimore Protest Song; Concert Rocks the City

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I didn’t get to go to Prince’s concert in Baltimore last night, but my friends who went pronounced it “f***ing awesome.”

    Prince and The Power of Music

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    This column, That Nature Show, is about the nature right under your nose: in our backyards, playgrounds and parks!  Stop and look around, you’ll be amazed at what surrounds you.

    Prince is coming! Prince is coming! He’s like a nature show, no? Remember Raspberry Beret? I, like, wore the aforementioned headgear while singing tonight we’re going to party like it’s 1999 to my dog in 1982.