Weekend Events Calendar: St. Elizabeth’s Summer Carnival, Dam Jam, UNION Shakedown

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Get out and keep enjoying the summer this weekend before it’s gone. In the city, there’s Dam Jam, a summer carnival or a dog ice cream social. Here are a few more ways to live it up:

DPW worker may have posted bigoted tweets on the clock, OIG says he no longer works there

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A Department of Public Works employee who made racist, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBT and pro-Nazi posts on social media may have done so while on the clock for the city, according to a new report from the Office of the Inspector General.

But no further action can be taken because Crescenzo Gizzi, who wrote on his LinkedIn profile that he worked as a project analyst with the agency’s Office of Engineering and Construction, is no longer employed by the city.

UMBC Presents Karen Finley: Venus in Retrograde on 9/5

Karen Finley at Laurie Beechman Theater NYC, photo by Lori E. Seid

Mark your calendars – Karen Finley at UMBC on 9/5! UMBC’s Department of Visual Arts is pleased to present Venus in Retrograde by celebrated performance artist Karen Finley. Against a backdrop of film projections, Finley narrates a poetic call to action in resistance to today’s times. The performance explores loss of love, dignity, and humanity, and issues a call to beat back with an exquisite heart. The two-part performance will be followed by a Q&A, book signing and reception. Truly an unforgettable night at UMBC. To purchase tickets, click here.

Trump administration change to food stamps would cut benefits for estimated 15,000 Baltimoreans

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Baltimore’s mayor, health commissioner and others on Thursday railed against a proposed change by the Trump administration that would change how states determine who qualifies for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

You can see every Orioles home game in September for $30

Oriole Park at Camden Yards during a July 16 game against the Washington Nationals. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

Say what you will about the state of the 2019 Orioles, winners of two games in a row, but a great deal is a great deal.

The team is offering a new O’s Unlimited pass offering general admission to all 13 home games in the month of September for $30. Yep, just $30 for two weeks of baseball in one of the best ballparks on the planet.

The tickets are for designated standing room only sections.

Join Stages Music Arts at Their Anniversary Concert and Open House – 8/24


Stages Music Arts invites one and all to their Anniversary Concert and Open House this Saturday, August 24. The day will celebrate and thank the music community for three rockin’ years of business and includes an Open House, live music from Stages recording artists, instructors and students, tie dye and face painting, musical petting zoo, food trucks and beverages from Union Craft Brewing. Festivities start at 2pm and run until 9:30pm. The day will be a musical hit! Click here to RSVP.