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Gabriella Souza  

Gabriella Souza is the arts and culture editor for Baltimore magazine, where she’s worked since 2015. Originally from St. Louis, and the daughter of professional musicians, she believes everyone can love art and music, and enjoys helping people find what speaks to them. And she loves trying anything new—from belly dancing to collage art to mezcal cocktails.


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Education & Family

All the Right Moves

Chess brightens the futures of Baltimore City public school students.

Arts District

Michael Reilly Perfects the Art of Puppetry for Lion King Production

Behind the strings of the hit broadway musical coming to The Hippodrome.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: November 2017

The latest from Alice McDermott and Rafael Alvarez.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Nov. 10-12

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

Arts District

Everyman Theatre is the Perfect Place to Reintroduce Intimate Apparel

With earnest acting and subtle poignancy, the play is a masterful work.

Arts District

Watch an Intimate Interview and Performance by Davon Fleming of The Voice

The West Baltimore native talks church, Jennifer Hudson, and chicken boxes.

Arts District

Culture Club: Baltimore Museum of Art, Ru-Jac Records, and Joy Postell

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

Events

The Launch: November 2017

Our nine musts from this month's calendar of events.

Arts & Culture

Alice McDermott Talks About Latest Novel The Ninth Hour

The award-winning writer and Johns Hopkins professor discusses her inspiration and process.

Arts District

New HBO Documentary Chronicles the Baltimore Uprising

We talk to actress and activist Sonja Sohn about her directorial debut.

Arts & Culture

This Is What Activism Looks Like

We take a look at some of the key figures who are shaping both arts and activism in the city.

Arts District

New Exhibit Brings Modern Edge to Maryland Historical Society

David Brewster uses art to depict topics of race, gender, and environment.

Arts District

Seth Hurwitz Talks About Opening The Anthem in Southwest D.C.

Venue will be ideal middle ground between Merriweather Post Pavilion and 9:30 Club.

Arts District

Everyman Actress Dawn Ursula Talks Performing In Pulitzer-Winner Lynn Nottage's Play

Intimate Apparel runs at Everyman Theatre from Oct. 18-Nov. 19

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: October 2017

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Arts District

Discover Architectural Hidden Gems with Doors Open Baltimore

Residents can tour more than 50 of the city’s historical structures.

The Chatter

'Marshall’ Director and Star Discuss Legendary Civil Rights Lawyer

Legal thriller built around Baltimore’s Thurgood Marshall hits the big screen.

Arts District

Baltimore Artist Amy Sherald To Paint Portrait Of Michelle Obama

Work to become part of the National Portrait Gallery's collection

Arts & Culture

Bold Palette

We gathered artworks from local Baltimore artists and paired them with fall looks.

Arts District

What To Know Before You Visit Arts of Asia at the Walters Art Museum

New Asian art installation showcases new ways of exploring collection.

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