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Light City Baltimore festival aims to change the city's brand
Light City Baltimore festival aims to change the city's brand

A new festival that organizers say could become Baltimore's "South by Southwest" is in the works for next year, with plans for light installations, concerts and a tech-oriented conference. The Light City Baltimore festival is designed to help brand the city as a hub of arts and innovation, building on burgeoning tech and music scenes. It is scheduled to be held March 28 through April 3 of next year, 200 years after Baltimore introduced plans to light the streets with gas lamps. "We want to put Baltimore on the map as a place that people think of in a completely different way," said Jamie McDonald, a leader on the event's steering committee and founder of...

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