Chautauqua 2016 at CCBC Catonsville celebrates 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes

Jun 07, 2016 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.761.2482 (cell)

7 p.m., July 8 (‘Duke’ Ellington), July 9 (Gwendolyn Brooks) and July 10 (Ernest Hemingway), CCBC Catonsville

Baltimore County, MD - Community College of Baltimore County and Maryland Humanities are teaming up again to bring Chautauqua 2016 to the Baltimore metropolitan region. The three-evening event, “Masters of Their Craft,” will be held July 8-10 at 7 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Theatre at CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road and feature a different Pulitzer Prize recipient each evening. Chautauqua 2016 at CCBC Catonsville is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is necessary.

In conjunction with Maryland Humanities’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, Chautauqua 2016 at CCBC Catonsville brings history to life with portrayals of three prominent artists who won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize:

Friday, July 8 – Musician and composer Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (1899-1974) will be portrayed Tevin Brown.

Saturday, July 9 – Poet Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (1917-2000), the first African-American to win Pulitzer Prize, is being portrayed by Dorothy Mains Prince.

Sunday, July 10 – Author Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899 -1961) will be portrayed by Brian Gordon Sinclair.

For additional information, call 443-840-4668 or visit the Maryland Humanities’ website at

Credit: Illustration by Tom Chalkley, Baltimore, Md.


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