The Common Thread

A blog devoted to unifying all people through artistic traditions.

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What is Common Ground on the Hill?

In 1994, Walt Michael came back to his home state of Maryland with a mission and vision to create interracial harmony through the traditional arts.

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Common Ground on the Hill is proud to be a regional folklife center of
maryland state arts council's maryland traditions program.

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