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March 18, 2004


Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rapper Tupac, will make an appearance tomorrow in support of her recently released memoir, Evolution of a Revolutionary.

A former officer in the Black Panther Party and now CEO of Amaru Entertainment / Records, Shakur will hold a discussion and book signing at the Baltimore School for the Arts, where her son attended class from 1986 until 1988.

The event begins at 5 p.m.

The Baltimore School for the Arts is at 712 Cathedral St. Call 410-625-0403 or visit


Get a glimpse of spring's hottest fashions Saturday at Strut.

Presented by Sonic Soul Productions and the Ottobar, the runway show and dance party will showcase a number of local boutiques, including Shine, 9th Life and 10 Car Pile Up.

DJs Lovegrove and Adam Auburn will take the decks before the event and Eighteenth Street Lounge act Thunderball is scheduled to perform a live set.

Doors open at 9 p.m.

Tickets for this 18-and-over event are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.

The Ottobar is at 2549 N. Howard St. Call 410-662-0069 or visit

-- Sarah Schaffer


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