Tag: baltimore school for the arts

Songs of the Season: BSO Brings Baltimore ‘Home for the Holidays’

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The “Tap-Dancing Santas” of Baltimore School for the Arts. Image via Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

The holidays are nearly back at the Meyerhoff.

Meet the Baltimore Natives Behind the Music for HBO’s ‘Baltimore Rising’

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Mashica and Dontae Winslow, known together as Winslow Dynasty. Photo courtesy of the couple.

Tasked with composing the music for Sonja Sohn’s much-lauded documentary, “Baltimore Rising,” Dontae Winslow tapped into memories of his life growing up here.

BSA Students Enjoy Surprise Assembly with Janet Jackson’s Dancers and Band

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Dancers and backing musicians for Janet Jackson’s tour at the Baltimore School for the Arts. Photo by Pat Galluzzo.

Backing performers in Janet Jackson’s ongoing “State of the World” tour made an inspirational pit stop in Baltimore this weekend ahead of their Saturday night show at Royal Farms Arena.

Stayin’ Alive: Zombies Set to Roam the Streets of Baltimore on Saturday

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“Survive,” a zombie-themed tag event, will benefit Baltimore School for the Arts.

This Saturday, the undead of Baltimore will embark on a large-scale, eight-hour game of zombie tag.

Baltimore School for the Arts Wins $20K Federal Grant to Support Decades-Old Extracurricular Program

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Photo by Joe Rubino, via Baltimore School for the Arts

The Baltimore School for the Arts will get a vital funding boost for its 35-year-old TWIGS program, which provides free dance, singing, music, theater and visual arts instruction to city students.

In ‘State of the City’ Address, Mayor Pugh Fields Idea that Every Public School Get its Own Board of Directors

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Still via video from YouTube/CharmTV

Mayor Catherine Pugh touched on a breadth of issues plaguing Baltimore in her inaugural “State of the City” address yesterday. One of her key points concerned the troubled state of Baltimore’s school system, which she said needs to be uplifted on a school-by-school basis by community members and private entities.

Baltimore School for the Arts’ New Film Program Builds on Success of Summer Pilot Course

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Students await their turn to audition for the Baltimore School for the Arts’ new film program on Feb. 11, 2017. Photo courtesy of Baltimore School for the Arts.

Shannon Hutchinson, a senior in the Baltimore School for the Arts’ acting program, is used to playing characters on stage and screen. Last summer, however, she had a chance to learn just how much work goes on behind the scenes to make a good film, thanks to a pilot program offered by her school.

“Sometimes it’s hard to conceptualize until you’re behind the camera seeing what the frame actually is,” she said.

Baltimore School for the Arts Gets $3M for Film Program

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The Baltimore School for the Arts is set to start a film program.

Baltimore School for the Arts Announces New Department Heads

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Archie Veale
Archie Veale

After a national search, Baltimore School for the Arts (BSA) announced the selection of two department heads to lead the school’s theatre and visual arts programs. Rosiland M. Cauthen will head the theatre department and Archie Veale will serve as acting head of the visual arts department.

Baltimore Takes Over Broadway – Photos Included!

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Garrison Forest grad Cricket Hooper Jiranek, one of the producers of the play, with star Sigourney Weaver. Photo by Sam Moore.

If you felt an inexplicable shiver of Baltimore pride yesterday morning, I can tell you why:  The Tony Awards nominations were announced, and one of the most-lauded plays — Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce — was produced by a Garrison Forest alum (Cricket Hooper Jiranek) and stars a Baltimore School for the Arts grad.

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