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Off the Shelf: Modern & Contemporary Artists' Books
From March 12, 2017 — June 25, 2017
The BMA presents more than 100 rarely shown artists’ books and related prints by more than 50 renowned artists, including Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Grace Hartigan, David Hockney, and Ed Ruscha.
" Celebrating 20 Years of Service to the Community"- Contemporary Arts, Inc. in Partnership with the Baltimore County Department of Aging Presents"
The Carl Grubbs Ensemble - Featuring the International Recording Jazz Artist, Carl Grubbs!
Liberty Senior Center
3525 Resource Dr.
410-887-0780 / www.carlgrubbsjazz.com
The faces and names of seventeen African-American soldiers who served under Captain William A. Prickitt are recorded in a rare surviving miniature photo album that was treasured by the Union Army officer, passed down through generations of his family, and is now part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. A mix of free and enslaved blacks ranging in age from fifteen to fifty, the soldiers have been enlarged to life size in colored pencil drawings by Michigan artist Shayne Davidson, who meticulously researched the lives of the men.
Alex Davis’s love for diverse genres of music is infectious. His bands, Passing Worth (indie/jazz/soul/pop), Miles to Go (prog/pop-rock) and solo Music of Alex Davis performance are tied together by his classically trained voice and love of the keyboard. With a Bachelor's of Music Composition from The University of South Carolina, Alex integrates fundamental and familiar musical beauty into a richly matured and original sound. His poetry reflects on life’s compelling truths, so often found within honest inconsistency.
In the current social and political climate, when our country is constantly in flux, what is it that makes us “American”? Is it our class? Our jobs? Our educational statuses? Is it the way we look? Who we love or worship? How we live our day-to-day lives? Or is it none of these things at all? In Where I Lie, The Oven Theatre Company explores how these questions influence the way we socialize through an in depth look into the lives of five Americans.
Conceived, Written and Performed by The Oven Theatre Company