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Michael Bell kicks off DUAL LIVES book tour

Michael Bell, renowned artist and 3-time national award winning educator of the year most famous for his portraits of John Gotti, Dominic Capone and numerous actors from the Sopranos kicks off a book-signing tour through MBELLART Productions, LLC to share stories from his memoir DUAL LIVES: from the Streets to the Studio. This tour will take him to cities across the United States, often as “Dual Signings” with various celebrity clientele in his book. Bell is kicking off his tour in Maryland at Kicked Up Fitness, located at 1927 Lincoln Avenue in Annapolis on Saturday, September 23rd from 12 to 2 p.m. Admission is free to the public, provided you bring a pre-purchased copy of DUAL LIVES, which is available on You must show your copy of the book at the door in order to gain admission. While hosting a book signing at a boxing gym might seem somewhat unusual, this event will bring different people together for a unique event to celebrate the success of a highly celebrated icon in the local community who has devoted twenty-two years of service to Anne Arundel County. For Bell, doing his first book signing in the boxing gym with his ten year-old son, known as “Lil’ C the Butcher”, is something he simply wouldn’t have any other way. Tony Acevedo, Owner of Kicked Up Fitness will be hosting the signing and offering a free month gym membership to everyone that shows up with a pre-purchased Dual Lives book for the author to sign, in addition to a free personal training session for anyone willing to make a charitable donation towards “Lil’ C’s” boxing lessons. A portion of book purchases made online through Amazon benefit AutismSpeaks.
Date & Time
  • September 23, 2017
  • 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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