“An Evening of the Arts with Charm City Pearls”
A Celebration for the Arts

PRE-EVENT PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2012

Contact any of the following:
Erin Logan (443-415-0004)
Moya Daniels (443-677-5412)
Kimberly Hankerson (352-219-4392)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Charm City Pearls Interest Group
To host a Celebration for the Arts in Baltimore, Maryland
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“An Evening of the Arts with Charm City Pearls”

Baltimore, Maryland — December 10, 2012 – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Charm City Pearls Interest Group will host a celebration for the Arts at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (Historic Baltimore Hippodrome Theatre), in Baltimore, Maryland on February 23, 2013 at 5:00PM.

Known for its many contributions to all facets of the Arts, and for the multiple successful Artists it has produced, Baltimore, Maryland, will be given the stage it deserves, honoring its legacy, heritage, and successes, while encouraging greater youth engagement in the Arts. This celebration will be held in the spirit of service, as funds raised will be dedicated towards providing quality programs for the residents of East Baltimore City.

This black-tie affair will include a VIP Awards Reception honoring the individuals in Alpha Kappa Alpha as well as Baltimore, Maryland who have achieved admirable success and made a tremendous impact in the Arts. These honorees and associated awards include:

• The Late Dr. Nathan M. Carter Arts Lifetime Achievement Award
• Mary Shy Scott Advancements in Arts Education Award
• Norma Solomon White Trailblazers in the Arts Award
• Jan Spivey Gilchrist Visual Arts Award
• Jada Pinkett Smith Applied Arts Award
• Phylicia Rashad Performance Arts Award

The event will culminate with a featured performance by a Surprise Emmy Award Winner Darin Atwater – Soulful Symphony.

Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Charm City Pearls Interest Group in this grand celebration. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website at www.akaeastbaltimore.com.

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