Attend an info session on Tuesday evening for the Rubys artist grants — each is worth up to $10,000 to performing and media artists for specific projects. On Thursday head to AOL/Ad.com to hear from two social media startups at this month’s Baltimore Social Media Meetup. Elsewhere on Thursday, the GeoMore GIS and mapping group will host a happy hour at Union Craft Brewing in Hampden.
Rubys artist grants info session: Are you an artist doing works in the performing or media arts fields? You might be eligible for a $10,000 grant provided by the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance. Head to an info session at Center Stage to learn more. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m. Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St., Mount Vernon, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.
Baltimore Social Media Meetup: Two social media startups will present at the group’s January meeting: CrowdStitch, which Technical.ly Baltimore has written about before, and SocialRadar. Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. AOL/Ad.com, 1020 Hull St., Tide Point, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.
GeoMore Meetup: GIS and mapping specialists will meet at Union Craft Brewing for a happy hour. Attendance is limited to 50 people. Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. Union Craft Brewing, 1700 Union Ave., Hampden, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.-30-