Libraries and Workforce Development; Marley The Musical; Biography On Painter Grace Hartigan
The recent protests, and the riots, brought to light the crushing impact of high unemployment in Baltimore’s poorest communities. We recently visited the Enoch Pratt’s Central Library where we spoke with job seekers and staff and sat in on a clinic to look at the role libraries are playing in helping people find jobs and how libraries are transforming to meet the community’s needs.
Then – A new musical focusing on a year Bob Marley spent in London opens at Center Stage tonight. We sit down with its writer and director, Center Stage Artistic Director KwameKwei-Armah.
Plus: Famed abstract expressionist painter Grace Hartigan taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art for decades. A new biography explores her life and art. Tom Hall talks with the author, Cathy Curtis.