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"Falling Star" (1979) by Romare Bearden is just one of the works featured in a current exhibit at the Reginald. F Lewis of Maryland African American History & Culture.
Photo courtesy of The Kinsey Collection
"Falling Star" (1979) by Romare Bearden is just one of the works featured in a current exhibit at the Reginald. F Lewis of Maryland African American History & Culture.

Nov. 25-Dec. 29: Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life
Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life in a show featuring dance, music, stories and brotherly love at Arena Stage. The Broadway legend is joined by The Diva Orchestra and the tap dancing Manzari Brothers, as Hines takes audiences back to the days when names such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne filled seats. You can hear all about Hines’ 40 years in show business in this retrospective performance, which is on stage through December 29.

Nov. 25-Mar. 2, 2014: The Kinsey Collection
The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey - Where Art & History Intersect is on display at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture through March 2. The exhibit covers more than 400 years of African American history and culture with rare art and artifacts, including an early copy of The Emancipation Proclamation, a signed copy of Brown vs. Board of Education, and works by Harlem Renaissance artists.

Music: “Smile” by Franck Chacksfield

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