News Release, St. Mary’s County Arts Council

Leonardtown, MD- Join St. Mary’s County Arts Council for our next Art Share Series presentation on First Friday, August 2nd from 5:30-6:30 PM!

Naomi Hurley is a local writer, musician, and yoga instructor who started her own zine to showcase the art of minorities and marginalized communities in our area. “Yonic Youth” is a celebration of creativity and acceptance; Naomi has goals to use her platform to give a voice to those that feel unheard and unseen, often tackling sensitive issues such as trauma and social justice.

Our featured artist will be discussing her inspirations, thoughts, and future plans for Yonic Youth as well as answering questions, reading excerpts from currently released issues, and delving into other writing projects as well.

Come meet Naomi for this free event, admission will start at 5 PM at 22660 Washington St., Leonardtown, MD (first floor of the Leonardtown Arts Center). A door prize drawing will be held at 6:30 PM, must be present to win.

For additional info call 240-309-4061, email or visit

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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...