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Citylore’s Across the Great Divide Poetry Mobile visits the Galax Fiddler’s Convention  

CCV partnered with New York City’s beloved cultural organization Citylore to bring their mobile poetry project, Across the Great Divide, to the Galax Fiddler’s Convention from August 8-13, 2022. The mission of Across the Great Divide is to provide a voice for participants to express their own political and world…...

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La Nona Kanta: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Flory Jagoda

Celebrating the legacy of the late Jewish Sephardic musical flame keeper Flory Jagoda, La Nona Kanta is a virtual program that tells the the true story of how her music helped Flory escape Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia when she was a teenager; how she made a life in the United States; and…...

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Celebrate the 4th of July in Baltimore at the Cherry Hill Arts & Music Festival

The Cherry Hill Arts and Music Festival is back in person on July 4th at Middle Branch Park in Baltimore, MD! Join us as we celebrate the bicentennial of Harriet Tubman’s birth! Check out our 2022 line-up and learn more at CherryHillFest.com! CCV is a proud supporter of this celebration…...

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8th Annual Baltimore Crankie Fest is in the Scrolls!

The Center for Cultural Vibrancy was pleased to help curate and produce the 8th Baltimore Crankie Festival. What’s a crankie you ask? A crankie is a scrolled panorama. It is a visual aid to storytelling and song, often incorporating puppetry. The festival, held at Baltimore’s Creative Alliance, hosted artists and…...

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Gospel Summit at North Carolina Folk Festival brings Blessings and Joy

The Center for Cultural Vibrancy partnered with the North Carolina Folk Festival in Greensboro to produce a full day gospel celebration for the ages. On Sunday, September 12, 2021, we featured Jalessa Cade, beloved United House of Prayer Shout Band Mangum & Company, a workshop focusing on the prominent role…...

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Balla Kouyate visits students at the National Folk Festival as part of World Culture in Context

We went LIVE… Virtually!  We partnered with our good friends at the NCTA and the Maryland Folk Festival to bring NEA National Heritage Fellowship winner Balla Kouyate to remotely visit with Salisbury, Maryland, public school students prior to the festival through our World Culture in Context program.  Keeper of an…...

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