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Light City’s Labs Bring Spotlight to Baltimore’s Community Innovators

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A look at one of Light City’s conferences from last year. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.

In its second year, Light City Baltimore will bring some big names to town next week for its innovation conferences, ranging from a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer to a renowned poet. But while there may be a national spotlight on the festival and its speakers, organizers have designed the conferences to bring attention to homegrown problem-solvers and social innovators, says Light City board co-chair Jamie McDonald.

Light City 2017’s Innovation ‘Labs’ Now Include Education and Food

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Courtesy Light City/Facebook
Courtesy Light City/Facebook

Despite the intensifying testy legal battle between Light City Baltimore’s founders and the city, the show must go on. Last Friday, Baltimore’s arts promotion office announced it had opened registration for the nine-day festival’s innovation conferences (now called “labs”), along with some of the speakers and a couple new focuses.

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