Lunch with the Libraries: Celebrating Ethel Ennis, Baltimore's First Lady of Jazz

Lunch with the Libraries: Celebrating Ethel Ennis, Baltimore's First Lady of Jazz

Explore the singer's remarkable life and pioneering career path deeply rooted in her hometown.
 

Join Inheritance Baltimore Curatorial Fellow for Africana Collections Raynetta Wiggins-Jackson, PhD and Africana Archivist Tonika Berkley for a virtual introduction to the exhibition Ethel's Place: Celebrating Ethel Ennis, Baltimore's First Lady of Jazz on view in the George Peabody Library Exhibit Gallery from October 22 - March 31. This landmark retrospective devoted to Baltimore jazz vocalist Ethel Ennis (1932-2019) features photographs, unpublished written arrangements, posters and audiovisual recordings drawn from the Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries; Ethel Ennis and Earl Arnett Collection. 

Tour the exhibition with Raynetta Wiggins-Jackson, PhD and Tonika Berkley on Wednesday, December 6th at 10AM at the Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Space is limited. To reserve your spot for the in-person tour, email libraryfriends@jhu.edu and include the number in your party.

Follow these links to learn more about the Sheridan Libraries and how to join the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries.

 Event Date
Friday, November 10, 2023
Start Time: 12:00pm EST
End Time: 12:45pm EST

 Location
Virtual Livestream

Hopkins at Home
LivestreamUSA

 Contact
Office of Alumni Relations
Erin Jakowski
Lifelong Learning
800-JHU-JHU1
ejakowski@jhu.edu