Stoop Storytelling at the BMA
November 7 · 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Baltimore’s popular Stoop Storytelling Series has partnered with the BMA to present "Haven: Stories about finding, creating, and losing a home"—plus after-hours access to Imagining Home, a cash bar, and gypsy jazz music from Ultrafaux & Friends.
7 p.m. Live music and in-gallery conversations. 8 p.m. Show
$25 Members, $30 non-Members.Purchase Tickets
Bonnie Moore says she most resembles the character of Dorothy on the sitcom "The Golden Girls.” In her late 60s, this mother of two and grandmother of four has found a new meaning for home and family. Bonnie has lived on both coasts, has a law degree, and worked as a management consultant. She is currently learning to play the piano, a lifelong dream.
Adoté Ghandi Akwei is a community organizer, activist, author, inventor, and entrepreneur investing in African human capital and community. He’s a native of Togo who now lives in Baltimore with his wife, Tele Akwei, and their five children and two granddaughters.
Alvin Eng, a native NYC playwright/performer, is a theatre professor at Goucher College and a member of the Center Stage Playwrights Collective.
Betty Bland-Thomas is a long-time community leader. She is passionate about advocating for affordable housing and providing job opportunities for inner-city youth.
Judith Krummeck immigrated to the States in 1997 with a dream to become a classical music DJ “somewhere on the East Coast.” For more than a decade she has been the evening drive host on classical music station WBJC. She is currently working on a memoir about picking herself up in Africa and planting herself in America.
Michael Singleton is a lifelong Baltimorean who was born in Cherry Hill. You can see him on weekends at various Baltimore farmers markets serving up insanely delicious biscuit sandwiches with Blacksauce Kitchen.
Laura M. Smith-Velazquez is a Human Factors & Systems Engineer in Rockwell Collins’s Advanced Technology Center, and an astronaut candidate for the Mars One program. While on earth her recent research has dealt with autoflight mode simplification and visualizing hazards to provide pilots with perspective flight path guidance displays. In her spare time she is a STEM teacher and advocate for the Society of Woman Engineers, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Civil Air Patrol, and the Girls Scouts of the USA.
Baltimore’s popular Stoop Storytelling Series has partnered with the BMA to present seven great true, personal tales on the subject of home—plus live music, gallery conversations, and a cash bar.