The Avenue Bakery Family and The Royal Theater & Community Heritage Corporation (TRTCHC) are proud to announce the installation of “Our Community’s Legacy” Photomontage, 4 p.m., May 3. The unveiling of the pictorial collage featuring our African American leaders and icons, created by Stuart Hudgins, will take place on the grounds of the Avenue Bakery located at 2229 Pennsylvania Ave. in Baltimore. The 16’ x 28’ montage highlights our community’s impact in the Civil Rights Movement.
Following the unveiling, guests will be entertained by singer/songwriter, John Milton Wesley, a community favorite known for being as much fun to watch as he is to experience vocally. Rosa “Rambling Rose” Pryor-Trusty, noted AFRO entertainment columnist will be on hand for a booking signing of “African-American, Community, History & Entertainment in Maryland.” Guests may also contribute to the “Rebuild The Royal Theatre One-Brick @ A Time” fundraising campaign, by purchasing one or more of the 3,000,000+ bricks needed to rebuild the iconic venue. The requested donation for each brick is $5.50.
Distinguished by its tasty offering of original “Poppay’s Rolls,” heirloom-inspired baked goods, a museum-quality experience featuring a gallery stroll of archive footage and framed photos that bring the golden era of Pennsylvania Avenue to life, under one roof –The Avenue Bakery now entering its third year, is the first stop on The Pennsylvania Avenue National Heritage Tours, and continues to attract a robust, eclectic, growing following statewide and regionally of all races and ages.
To secure additional information, please contact Jim Hamlin at 443-280-2702 or Caprece Jackson-Garrett at 443.695.9384.