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Ask former Gov. Martin O’Malley anything [Events Roundup]

Our events sommelier brings you the best the week has to offer, plus a brand-new feature: Taylor Swift Pairings.

Julie Lenzer Kirk with former Gov. Martin O'Malley and Startup Maryland co-organizer Mike Binko. (Photo courtesy of Julie Lenzer Kirk)

Welcome to April! As we hit spring and try to incorporate our Sperry’s back into our daily attire, I thought this would be the perfect time to introduce the Events Roundup Taylor Swift Pairings. Listed below each event is a Taylor Swift song suggestion that I think pairs nicely as you head over to the gathering in question. Whether you’re taking the bus, your car or hitching a ride … enjoy these T-Swizzle suggestions!


Let’s Make a Deal: How to Talk to Bankers
The “Is Your Business Ready for Primetime?” series continues with celebrity host Andy Guckert, a VP at M&T Bank, at the ETC Eastern Campus. He’ll be covering loans, what to expect when you apply for a loan and negotiating key business terms. This session is open to non-ETC members.
Tuesday, March 31
3:30 p.m.
ETC Eastern Campus, 1101 E. 33rd St., 3rd Floor, Baltimore
Pair with Welcome To New York from Swift’s “1989” album. NYC is the home of Wall Street a great place to find bankers and financial experts. This song is also has a great beat for you to have a quick dance break before this financial seminar.


Baltimore Mobile April Fools’ Day Kickstart
Reconnect with Baltimore’s Mobile Meetup in this town-hall style hang out at Max’s Tavern. Bring your new ideas for this mobile-focused meetup.
Wednesday, April 1
6:30 p.m.
Max’s On Broadway, 735 S. Broadway, Baltimore
Pair with Shake it Off. Get ready to shake it off at a new meetup. Bonus: it’s at a bar! This song is for those who can’t stop, won’t stop moving.


TechBreakfast Presents: ExecBreakfast with Martin O’Malley
Join TechBreakfast for this one of kind, ask anything event with the former mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland. Martin O’Malley will share his ideas and tips about harnessing the power of the government to help grow the tech ecosystem and his philosophy on entrepreneurship, technology, society and life.
Friday, April 3
9 a.m.
DLA Piper, 6225 Smith Ave., Baltimore
More Info.

Pair with Style. This guy has got some Maryland government style! Holding both local and state positions, this song will get you ready to wake up for this morning session.


BIG’s Stand Up/Improv Mash Up!
Have a laugh this Friday with Baltimore Improv Group’s standup and improv mashup show.
Friday, April 3
8 p.m.
The Mercury Theater, 1823 N. Charles St., Baltimore
More Info.
Pair with Blank Space. Just like these improv actors, Taylor’s got a blank space and she’ll write your name … but BIG might write down anything they think of!

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