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Join author, Saima Sitwat, for a conversation about major themes of her book, American Muslim: An Immigrant’s Story. Hear excerpts from Sitwat’s memoir and explore questions such as, “What does it mean to be a minority, a Muslim, an immigrant, and a woman in 21st century America?” Co-sponsored by TU Center for Student Diversity.
Towson University, University Union, Room 324
281 University Avenue, Towson, MD 21204
(Intersection of Osler Drive and Emerson Drive)
Register (optional): bit.ly/aacc-sept27-saima-sitwat
Suggested donation: $10
Join us for the final Art Walk of 2022, an evening of simultaneous, exhibitions, performances, and special events in the Station North Arts District. Pick up a map at the Charles Theatre lobby and create your own self-guided tour.
The event is free, we just ask that you register for a ticket so we can track attendance, and share email updates and specials.
This year marks twenty years of Station North, and we're celebrating all summer long on the final Friday of each month. Our September Art Walk is district-wide, featuring 20+ venues. Stay tuned for more information.
Tvameva (meaning "you are" in Sanskrit) is a unique world fusion band based in the Washington DC Region. This presentation features founder-vocalist-producer, Arvind Venugopal, and award-winning guitarist, Rahul Mukerji. The group blends South Indian Carnatic music traditions with new age electronic, classic rock, and other musical sounds. The result is a sublime and spiritually-grounded new sound which respectfully balances tradition with fearless exploration. Suggested donation: $15. Registration required: bit.ly/aacc-oct2-tvameva
Nimi Trehan is a Maryland based artist with a background in art and interior design. She designed interiors for the residential, corporate, healthcare and federal sectors in India and the US. She has participated in several group as well as solo exhibits locally and internationally. Part of the Asian Arts & Culture Center's Creative Confluence season. Tickets: $15 general/$10 AA&CC members. Register (required): bit.ly/aacc-oct8-nimi-trehan
Indigenous Peoples Day is commemorated with a musical offering featuring choral music of Charles Shadle, Choctaw Nation, and Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, Chickasaw Nation.
The event is free and occurs at St. David's Episcopal Church, 4700 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD. Doors open at 4:00 pm. Masks are encouraged.
The event will be livestreamed via Facebook (@stdavidsmusic) and YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/c/StDavidsChurchBaltimore).
Independent creatives, consultants, & freelancers are invited to this monthly networking event, to get you out of your PJs, out from behind the Zoom, and meet others in person to exchange know-how and connections. We'll kick off with attendee introductions, followed by a discussion topic that varies each month and freeform networking.
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Spend your Thursday evening with musician, instrument-maker, and composer Melissa Foss as she leads a hands-on workshop on musical instruments made across Central and South America for thousands of years. Foss will lead a tour of instruments in the museum’s Indigenous Arts of the Ancient Americas collection and engage us in the sophisticated ways these cultures have used sound, music, iconography, and sculpture to express their world visions. Learn to build your own clay flute using ancient pottery-making techniques and contemplate the relevance of ancestral wisdom in our world today.
Celebrate and learn about Diwali, the Festival of Light celebrated by Hindus around the world. Join artist, Adrianna Morgan, in the illumination of her site-specific installation honoring the Indo-Caribbean “bamboo bending” tradition of creating decorative forms to display sacred South Asian oil lamps (diyas). Listen to an artist talk to learn about this practice and the art installation from Adrianna and her production team, and explore Diwali customs with artist, Shanthi Chandrasekar. Part of the Asian Arts & Culture Center's Creative Confluence season. Suggested donation: $10.
Motor House is going strong with its monthly music series called Motor HOUSE PARTY! Each month, enjoy the vibes and tunes of Baltimore's most vibrant musical acts that feature artists who are diverse in terms of style and genre. Come groove with us!
October 20 - Rahze
Sutradhar Institute of Dance and Related Arts
Saturday, October 22. 11am.
1525 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tickets: $15 general/$10 AA&CC members
Our 9th season opens with this stunning program of songs and spirituals exploring the ways in which we find solace—in nature, in the divine, and in our relationships with those we love. Works by Johannes Brahms, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Hall Johnson, Jacqueline Hairston, Lena McLin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Clara Edwards, Maurice Ravel, Gunnar de Frumerie, Gwyneth Walker, Steven Mark Kohn, Hyo Geun Kim, and Susan La Barr will be performed by Angeli Ferrette, Claire Galloway, Min Jin, Matthew Maisano, Michael Manganiello, Thea Tullman Moore, and Patricia McKewen Amato.
BNHA 3rd Annual History Through Arts Competition
The Baltimore National Heritage Area (BNHA) invites Baltimore City youth to participate in our 3rd Annual History Through Arts Competition. The purpose of this contest is to engage City youth in an art exhibit showcasing their unique talents while also expressing their view of life in Baltimore City. The expectation is that the artwork will reflect Baltimore’s historic people, places, significant architecture or represent a historical event.
Asia in Maryland
Wednesday, September 8 – Saturday, December 11, 2021 (closed November 24 - 28)
Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Opening reception: Wednesday, September 8. 7:30pm
Explore diverse works of art by Maryland-based Asian and AAPI visual artists which showcase the stories of, raise awareness about, and facilitate dialogue about the ideas and issues that are most important to the 500,000+ Asian and AAPI residents who play integral roles in the fabric of Maryland life.
Black Plays with Bethany Mayo
An online workshop
11am-12:30 EST Sundays November 6- December 18, 2022
6 sessions for $125
Join teaching artist Bethany Mayo for this guided play reading experience and survey of Black American playwrights prior to 1955. Sessions are broadcast via Zoom & accessible from anywhere!