Out on the Town

Social Scene

October 02, 2005|By KARLAYNE R. PARKER | KARLAYNE R. PARKER,UNISUN EDITOR

Summer is gone, but it had a lot of high points. You didn't have to look far.

In July, there was the city of Baltimore's Artscape event, a showcase of artistry from fashion to music, from the eclectic to traditional.

In August, gospel diva Vickie Winans put on a show as part of her Rising Star Tour, which included a contest to search for a rising gospel star in Baltimore. Before the show at the Lyric Opera House, VIPs gathered for a pre-concert reception with finger food and drinks. Winans also greeted some of the contestants.

In September, I walked among the hundreds who took in a "Jazzy Summer Nights" concert featuring Chuck Brown. Brown was definitely on the go-go, if you know what I mean. He had a summer of appearances throughout the Baltimore area, including the grand finale for the "Jazzy Summer Nights" event.

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