Saluting ‘The Stars Among Us’

Hello everyone. Hope everyone in the sound of my words is doing well. My readers who are going thru sickness and hardship, my prayers are with you and your family. Just keep the faith.

My calendar for this month is booked tight. There is so much going on. I think it is because the weather is changing for the better and we are looking forward to getting the hell out of the house and having fun. And guess what? I am the one to show you how and where. Just follow my lead.

SBLC Executive Director Tanya Terrell joins Vytas Reid, chief meteorologist for Fox 45, who will serve as Master of Ceremonies for SBLC’s Annual Gala, “The Stars Among Us”, on April 13 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel . For more information, call 410-960-0230. (Photo by Tracy Broawn)

First of all we are going to talk about this organization that is doing great things for the community named; SBLC (South Baltimore Learning Center) which is a Baltimore nonprofit that provides functional literacy, life skills training and career preparation services for adults. They are hosting its annual gala on April 13 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt Street in Baltimore. This year’s theme is called: “The Stars Among Us” which will pay tribute to SBLC’s learners, volunteers, staff and supporters. The evening features live music by Advanced Party Solutions, a photo booth, games, raffle showcase, a video and more. Dinner will be served as a buffet. Vytas Reid, chief meteorologist for Fox 45, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. SBLC is located at 28 E. Ostend Street in South Baltimore and is a community-based nonprofit providing functional literacy, workforce development, life-skills training and career preparation services to adults in the Baltimore area. So my friends support the cause and have fun at the same time. For more information, call 410-625-4215.

The Ryze Band will perform at Lexington Market on Saturday, April 13 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Lexington Market continues its free Saturday afternoon concert series with live performances on the Market’ Arcade stage for the whole month of April.

Pan African Soundtrack is presented by the Charmaine Michelle Ensemble at the Anacostia Art Center, 1231 Good Hope Road SE, DC on April 14, 3-5 p.m. and it is Free and open to the public. The group consists of: Charmaine Michelle, on trumpet, Sherrita Harris on drums, Trey Sorrells on sax, Justin Taylor on piano and Jeron White on bass. Thanks to Vernard Gray, Washington, DC promoter who brings such great jazz entertainment to the Washington, DC/ Baltimore area. Go and enjoy!

Dr. Phil Butts Big Band featuring the vocalist Larzine, invite you to “An Evening on the Red Carpet,” paying tribute to Nancy Wilson at the Painters Mill American Legion, 4424 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mill, Maryland on April 13 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Dress to impress! For more information, call 443-676-4543.

Oh my goodness! Check this out! My favorite place to go and that is the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in Charles Town, Va. I not only enjoy the slots but the game shows they have every year. On April 13 &14 Bob Eubanks, for Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows will be at the Casino live, interactive, game show gives audience members a chance to be a contestant. Eubanks is best known for hosting “the Newlywed Game and Card Sharks. There will be two shows on April 13, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and on the 14th on show at 4 p.m. For more information, call 410-986-1209. I will see you there.

The Meritocrats are having their “Spring Fling Cabaret” on April 13, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Diamondz Hall, 9980 Liberty Road in Randallstown. It is BYOB and BYOF. For more information, call Cleve Brister at 410-358-5740.

Okay, I got to go now. I am out of space, but remember if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@