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The Past Embraces The Present On Pennsylvania Avenue

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This weekend the past will embrace the present in West Baltimore during the first annual Billie Holiday Arts and Music Festival. Organizer Michael Johnson tells us about the live music, artist exhibits and marching bands planned for the event.

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