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Maryland Day Celebration at St. John's Explores

Posted by St. John's College on March 6, 2014

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Maryland Day Celebration at St. John's Explores the Music of the War of 1812

FOR RELEASE: March 6, 2014
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539

The Friends of St. John's College invite the community to celebrate Maryland Day at St. John's College. Enjoy and learn about the music of the War of 1812 with David Hildebrand, a specialist in early American music and featured in the documentary film "Anthem."­ Hildebrand will also discuss the birth of the "Star Spangled Banner," written by St. John's College alumnus Francis Scott Key, Class of 1796. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Saturday, March 22, at 11 a.m. in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium.

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College will be open, featuring the "Dialogues: Words and Images in Art, 1500-1924" exhibition. Edgar Allan Poe is just one of the subjects in this exhibition, which is on view through April 6, that illustrates the interplay between images and text in art

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