Baltimore By Baltimore (BxB) Season Finale - Dance • Skate • Discover!
DANCE the Park Heights Strut, SKATE an early preview skate session of the Inner Harbor Ice Rink, and DISCOVER that Baltimore Club sound at the finale of the Baltimore By Baltimore (BxB) Music & Makers Festival Series on Saturday, Nov 5th from 12-6pm!
Join Terrell Brown, from The Artist Navigator and Baltimore Corps' SIE Team, as he gathers an All-Star lineup of local Baltimore voices, beats, and talent! Hosted by Blaqstarr, 1500 Radio, and Big Fred, be prepared to laugh, dance, and skate the afternoon away with an early preview skate session of the Inner Harbor Ice Rink!
Helping to develop this series from the beginning, I know events like BxB, which engage and showcase Baltimore's vast creative community, are essential to social innovation and entrepreneurship in Baltimore. I'm proud to see how much talent we've been able to showcase and our support won't end here!" ~Terrell Brown, Baltimore Corps
Meet Rob Lee from the "Getting to the Truth of this Art" podcast and connect to resources such as Baltimore Corps' SIE Elevation Awards. Starting at noon, shop a stellar collection of homegrown art by Drama Mama Bookshop, Girl In Space Club, and Joey Jett, to name a few. Enjoy mouth-watering soul food from Taste This, and grab a sweet treat from Funnel King and a hot toddy from Bar Movement. Bring your skates or rent them there; the first 200 people skate free!
Blaqstarr | @blaqstarr Blaqstarr is@1500radio a Rapper, Singer, DJ and Producer from Baltimore whose talents have led him to collaborate with acclaimed performers M.I.A, Mos Def, Diplo and the late Queen of Baltimore Club Music–K Swift. With albums and EPs such ‘King of Roq’ and ‘The Divine’ that blended Club, electronic and Hip-Hop into a sonic offering that turned critics into fans by the play. Blaqstarr will bring that same energy that made him one of the many acts on stage at SXSW to BxB for fans looking for a great performance. Visit Blaqstarr's Instagram Profile
Lil' Laughs - Talent show | @lillaughs_ Lil' Laughs is an anti-bullying & confidence enrichment youth program that uses comedy as a vehicle to build confidence and break down the cycle of bullying for middle, elementary, and high school students in Baltimore. Lil’ Laughs creates a comfortable and encouraging environment for students to express their feelings, share aspirations and learn how to work as a team. When kids can openly talk through their emotions, it can build their self-esteem and grow their confidence to help the bullying come to a stop. Learn More About "Lil' Laughs"
Lady Brion | @ladybspeaks Lady Brion is one of Baltimore's artistic and entrepreneurial powerhouses heading cultural institutions like Black Arts District and Dew More Baltimore while also offering artistic consulting, residencies and workshops, keynotes, and other speaking engagements and spoken word performances around the world. Her dedication to fostering community, political advocacy, and civic engagement aligns perfectly with Baltimore By Baltimore's mission to celebrate homegrown talent, community-driven organizations, and emerging Baltimore artists. Visit Lady Brion's Insta Profile
Allan Koi Koi | @alboogey_ Koi's artistry envelops the duality that life gifts only it's seekers. Born to a family of West African immigrants on the West side of Baltimore, music, football, skating, film, and Humanitarianism shaped his upbringing. His style, a mix of nostalgia with a hint soul. "The 'gift of life' is the journey. You're only as wealthy as the perspectives and relationships you make along the way. The GOOD times; to the love you lose, and the hate you gain. Find the beauty in the chaos. Through all the bad, forever GOOD." -Koi Learn More About "Koi"
1500 Radio + DJ Twisted | @1500radio What's a party without a DJ? Nothing. Kicking off the event with a scorching list of today's hit music is 1500 Radio's and Baltimore’s own DJ Twisted. He's opened for K. Michelle, Keisha Cole, Kevin Gates and Raheem Devaughn for starters and plans to bring that same energy to The Amp with his selections on the wheels of steel that will keep our party going all day long. Learn More About "1500 Radio"
Comedian Big Fred Watkins | @bigfredcomedy Big Fred (founder of BIG Laughs, Inc. and Lil' Laughs, Corp.) curates unforgettable, hilarious, and impactful events for all ages. Fred was a 2019 OSI Fellow for his work with Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School (MERVO) students, and a nationally televised winner on The Oxygen Network's First Competition show, Last Squad Standing! Visit Big Fred's Insta Profile
Keith Colston | @keithcolstonnap Keith Colston of the Tuscarora and Lumbee tribes is a cultural consultant who initiates and supports a wide range of activities that promote the welfare of Indian people and further the understanding of American Indian history and culture. Keith supervises programs and serves as a visual performance artist performing with such groups as Red Crooked Sky, Native Pride, and his own Native America's Protectors. Native America's Protectors, LLC partners with Native American organizations and non-native entities to promote educational events, cultural workshops, and visual presentations, allowing the non-native to better understand what culture means to them as a people. Learn More About "Native America's Protectors"
Mighty Mark | @iammightymark Marquis Gasque, who many know as Mighty Mark, is a producer and DJ creating a revolutionary path for the future of Baltimore Club Music. Mighty Mark has been a pioneer in the Baltimore Club Music world for over a decade, with his first steps in the scene dating back to 2007. Through his every production and remix, Mighty Mark strives to exemplify the raw and gritty sounds from his hometown, Baltimore, Maryland. Learn More About "Mighty Mark"
Larry Whaddup | @larrywhaddup Larry Whaddup is a creative entrepreneur and CEO of The BR8EAK Media based in Baltimore, MD. For the past 25 years, he has been active in choreography, marketing, branding, sales strategy, community service, financial management, road management, and creative direction in the city of Baltimore and beyond. Having worked with Rod Lee, Tim Trees, K-Swift, King Los, Prodigy formerly of Mindlessbehavior, Damond Blue, Paula Campbell, Rye Rye, Young Leek, and more. Larry Whaddup continues to push boundaries in media and entertainment in Baltimore and beyond. Learn More About "She More Funny"