EPISODE 183: Caruso tells the wonders of the former Patterson movie theatre called The Creative Alliance

With so many local businesses shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis in America, we decided this week to focus solely on the arts and entertainment institutions in the Baltimore area and how they are being impacted by all aspects of the corona virus.

If you love the arts and have been a supporter of theater, music, galleries or museums, please take some time to subscribe to Baltimore Positive and hear all of these incredible stories of perseverance and storytelling that makes our city so rich with culture, tradition and cool, creative people keeping our energy alive – even during a crisis unlike any in our lifetimes.

This is Gina Caruso, Executive Director of The Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, which as most old-school Baltimoreans remember at The Patterson Theatre on Eastern Avenue. Now a thriving community arts hub – with an incredible nod to Baltimore Positive alum Barbara Mikulski – we caught up with Caruso on the state of many displaced local artists and how local folks can help them during the pandemic. This is an East Baltimore jewel that needs to be explored when the crisis is over!

Listen and learn about the history of The Creative Alliance! We did…

Clearly, a lot has changed and it’s happening very quickly – and crisis management has become the key role for all us during the pandemic.

We are all in this together and this is a time to educate, unite and keep each other safe. But we also have some extra time to read and learn and educate ourselves in many ways.

We will continue to produce high-quality, intelligent conversations with thought leaders throughout this pandemic at Baltimore Positive. And we expect to do it at a rapid pace so stick with us and subscribe!

Like all others, we have halted a “live schedule” and will continue to launch our chats as we have them during this crisis. Expect more than less.

Because of the election moving to June 2nd, we will be having more of the mayoral candidates back to Baltimore Positive to discuss all of the current issues and the additional five weeks of virtual campaigning for the hopefuls.

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