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5th annual Baltimore Old Time Music Festival charms Charm City

This overview of the 2024 Baltimore Old Time Music Festival is a contribution from photojournalist and writer Casey Vock. All photos are copyright Casey Vock. More than 1,500 people from 26 different states made their way to the fifth annual Baltimore Old Time Music Festival, bringing pickers, fiddlers, and players…...

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Stellar lineup at the 2023 Richmond Folk Festival

The Richmond Folk Festival is in the DNA of the Center for Cultural Vibrancy. This FREE Festival is one of Virginia’s largest, drawing fans each year to downtown Richmond’s riverfront to celebrate the roots, richness, and variety of culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, and food. Featuring six stages and…...

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Live in Richmond: Sherman Holmes and Friends

With special guests: Wednesday, May 31, 2023Mary Munford Elementary School Auditorium211 Westmoreland St, Richmond VADoors at 6:30pm/concert at 7:30pmTickets: $20 in advance/$25 at door JAMinc. and the Center for Cultural Vibrancy present Sherman Holmes in concert at Mary Munford Elementary School auditorium the evening of Wednesday, May 31st. The Holmes Brothers thrilled…...

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Ouros Live in Concert: Blending Bolivian and Appalachian Musical Traditions

Friday, April 21, 2023Universal Unitarian Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VADoors at 6:30pm, concert at 7:30pmFree, no tickets required, plenty of parking The Center for Cultural Vibrancy, the Dream Project, Diablada Boliviana and Tinkus Tiataco proudly present the stunning Bolivian/Appalachian group OUROS for a FREE evening of live…...

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Michael Winograd Plays Tanz: A Live concert re-creation of the classic 1956 Klezmer Album

On February 16th, supported by the Center for Cultural Vibrancy, an all-star lineup of musicians from the Jewish musical world came together to create magic. Led by clarinetist Michael Winograd, the group performed “Tanz,” a seminal touchstone within the Klezmer canon. This record, released seven decades ago, had never been…...

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The Unbelievable Artistry of Baltimore Crankie Fest

That’s a wrap! The 2023 Baltimore Crankie Fest came and went and in its wake, nearly 1,000 audience members from around the world were moved and thrilled by the hand-scrolled panorama known as the crankie. Above, Alex and Olmsted showcase their unique “Bread” crankie, one of the nine storytelling pieces…...

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