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Check Out These Peace-Themed Events

Check out these events in the Baltimore area:

Play for Peace Concert by the World Peace Orchestra
September 10, 2013 at Lincoln Center.
Use promo code Peace10x to save 10% – get more information

Film screening and conversation of World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements
Thursday October 3, 7 pm at the Pratt Library (400 Cathedral  Street)
Tells how John Hunter created the World Peace Game for his students in Charlottesville , Virginia.  The game teaches conflict resolution and collective problem-solving and transforms students from a neighborhood public school to citizens of the world.   – more information

Author M. K. Asante will discuss his book, Buck: a Memoir
Monday Sept 16th at 6:30.  at the Pratt Library (400 Cathedral Street)
It tells the unforgettable story of Asante’s rise from dealer and delinquent to writer, filmmaker, poet and professor of creative writing and film at Morgan State University.   We met M. K. Asante when his wife Maya Freelon Asanti was our guest artist at the Peace Study Center and at Peace Camp several years ago.  (She paints with photographs and tissue paper!)  – more information

While you are at the Library look at the exhibit “From the Heart: a Cultural Journey of Refugees”
This is an exhibit of African bookbinding made by students in “Cultural Expressions,” a workshop which encourages creative initiatives for foreign youth from the Refugee Youth Project.  Woodberry Crossing and the Peace Study Center  have enjoyed working with these youth from the Refugee Youth Project sharing farm experiences and stories with these children.   (on display through December 15th.)  – get more information

 

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