UMBC is delighted to announce distinguished operatic soprano and pedagogue Carol Vaness as the guest artist for the Third Annual David W. Smith Memorial Gala to benefit vocal arts at UMBC. Please join us for an unforgettable evening of song and celebration.
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The Annapolis Jazztet is one of the finest small professional jazz groups in the Baltimore, Washington, Annapolis, Maryland and Virginia area. The exciting variety of sophisticated original musical arrangements by music director, Vince Corozine, is reminiscent of the sound of the great Dave Pell Octet in the 1960s. A sensational repertoire of classic songs which appeal to persons of all ages, and all songs are introduced with a bit of information about each. This is further complimented by several very talented vocalists.
This festival honors and awards the best filmmakers in the Greater Baltimore region. We selected short films that push the envelope and inspired audiences to view film and video through a uniquely Baltimore lens. Made In Baltimore accepted fiction, documentary, animation, experimental, horror, mockumentary—you name it! Submissions are judged on technical excellence, originality, and Baltimore flavor.
Here are the OFFICIAL SELECTIONS of the Made In Baltimore Short Film Festival (in no particular order):
AmiciMusic (www.amicimusic.org) presents another exciting and intimate House Concert at a beautiful home in the Guilford area of Baltimore at 208 Northway. Come hear great music in a truly special setting with food and drink as well. The program includes piano trios by Dvorak, Piazzolla, and Schoenfield, exploring how various folk influences have penetrated into classical chamber music. The featured musicians are violinist Emmanuel Borowsky, cellist Frances Borowsky, and pianist/Artistic Director Daniel Weiser
Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor
One of the most thrilling science fiction adventures ever made, Jurassic Park transformed the movie-going experience for an entire generation. Now audiences can relive this ground-breaking film as never before — projected in HD while the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ magnificent score. "Welcome… to Jurassic Park!"
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland and Delaware (NKF-MD-DE) will provide this free screening to identify early markers for high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney disease. No appointments are needed for the screening and any adult can participate.
Lasting about 20 minutes, the screening includes blood pressure and weight checks, as well as counseling with a doctor and dietitian. Additionally, blood tests may be given to those needing to have their blood sugar and kidney function checked.
Walk just a few blocks east from Baltimore's Sunday Farmers Market and you enter one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city – historic Jonestown. On this tour of often over-looked landmarks, you'll see handsome cast-iron buildings, hear how urban renewal transformed the community in the 1960s and 1970s, and get inside the famed Phoenix Shot Tower – the tallest structure in the United States until 1846. The Shot Tower stands out in Baltimore's skyline as a reminder of our early industrial heritage and is a must-see for visitors and locals alike!
Cross the gangway and come aboard to learn about America's Star-Spangled Ambassador, Pride of Baltimore II. Explore the deck and talk to her captain and crew. Learn about the history of Baltimore Clippers and the role privateers played in the War of 1812; or hear from a crew member what it is like to sail a tall ship today. Dates and times for deck tours are subject to change with short notice.
The Baltimore Folk Music Society invites you to join in an afternoon of great fun. On the main stage we will present 5 terrific bands:
Nutalusa, Cajun and Zydeco music
Tanzania Ceili Band, Irish music
Will Play for Fish, old-time music
Catonsville Steel Drum Band
Baltimore Barrage Band orchestra, playing a wonderful eclectic mix of music including New Orleans, Klezmer, Balkan and Eastern European, and marching band music.
Charm City Rapper Sword will also be performing. Delight in the the excitement of Soles in Motion Cloggers too!
Join Troy Koger and Candace Potts for an afternoon of music making sure to delight all. The program will feature songs spanning several genres including, jazz, pop, classical and soul. Both graduates from the Baltimore School for the Arts, Troy and Candace enjoy performing throughout Baltimore and beyond! Sit back, relax, and enjoy as they entertain you with solos and duets, exhibiting their broad range of vocal talents.
Franco Platino is a graduate from the distinguished Artist Diploma program at Peabody and is recognized for his expressive interpretation and effortless virtuosity. Come hear him teach best practice strategies, warm up routines, how to practice those blazing scales etcetera.
Borders Yet Uncrossed
Dancing in Support of Love, Diversity, and Healing in Baltimore
A Free Community Performance and Conversation
Oct 1, 2:00 pm, Morton Street Dance Center, 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 108, Baltimore MD 21211, www.fullcircledancecompany.org
Columbia’s Sundays At Three will present the first of eight concerts on Oct 1 at 3 p.m. The Roland Park Chamber Players will perform music from the Age of Enlightenment to the Jazz Age.
Saint-Saëns: Sonata for Bassoon & Piano
Martinů: La Revue de la Cuisine
Schulhoff: Hot-Sonate for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Age 17 and under admitted free with an adult.
Cantata 16: Herr Gott, dich loben wir
Handel’s Concerto Grosso in F Major Op. 3 No. 4, HWV 315 - Jeffrey Fahnestock, tenor
Sunday, October 1 at 4 p.m.
Christ Lutheran, Inner Harbor, 701 S. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21230
Learn about the rhythms and instruments that comprise Korean traditional percussion, Samulnori, which literally means"to play four things." These "things" include changgo (hourglass drum), buk (barrel drum), kweanggarri (small gong) and jing (large gong). The hands-on workshop is led by Sebastian Wang, director of the University of Maryland's Korean Percussion Ensemble and Executive Director of the Washington Samulnori.
The Department of Philosophy at McDaniel hosts a screening of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.” The film explores pressures of 21st century masculinity in the United States through interviews with coaches, former athletes, sociologists, psychologists, political scientists, school-aged children and college-aged men. (2015, 97 minutes, not rated) Post-screening discussion led by philosophy professor Elizabeth Grosz. Call 410-857-2460 or email philosophy professor Elizabeth Grosz at email@example.com for more information.
MICA and the Mount Royal School of Art M.F.A. program present internationally recognized artist Xu Bing discussing his global art practice, which is known for large-scale installations that incorporate a variety of materials, such as tobacco, silkworms and corn husks, to address cultural and social issues. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with MICA President Samuel Hoi.
Last Broadway Live ACT 1 of SEASON!
Act 1 of Broadway Live is a monthly Broadway meet up and open mic for Baltimore youth and families to be creative, make new friends, and learn about Broadway from Pros. Take the stage to perform songs, dance numbers, and scenes from favorite Broadway shows. Parents and youth will gain valuable feedback from industry professionals to build young performers' craft and boost their confidence.
It’s no wonder that Germany's Rolling Stone compared Luke Elliot to some of the greatest sonic storytellers of our time when they wrote, "Luke Elliot's style is timeless, his songs tell stories and comparisons to Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, or Tom Waits are therefore not uncommon." This Princeton, New Jersey-bred singer/songwriter/pianist journey began the old-fashioned way — working his way up from playing small bars in the Lower East Side of Manhattan to some of the most legendary clubs in the country, such as NYC's Mercury Lounge and Webster Hall and Philadelphia's World Café Live.