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Weekend Planner: Painted Screens Pilgrimage

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The city of Baltimore is known for many things: there's The Wire, the crabcakes, John Waters, Ace of Cakes and the aquarium. But sometimes lost in the mix is a unique folk art tradition that has existed for nearly a century in the city: the art of painting screen doors.

We head to the East Baltimore neighborhood of Canton to find out about the Painted Screens Pilgrimage, a tour that starts at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 15th.

David Furst meets with tour guide and founder of the Painted Screen Society, Elaine Eff...

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