In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the National Electronics Museum is hosting a temporary exhibit, "The Pace Collection: Unique and Rarely Seen NASA Apollo Mission Hardware". The exhibit features an eclectic mix of artifacts from a private collection. Don’t forget the Museum also has on permanent display the Westinghouse Apollo XI lunar TV camera. The exhibit is free with paid museum admission. Open 10 July through 15 October 2019.
This exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, and on Sundays, 12 pm-5 pm.
The exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. Ms. Dietrich is one of Maryland’s and the nation’s most accomplished quilters. In 2015 she was inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana. “Hometown Girl” tells Ms. Dietrich’s story as a life-long Marylander and Baltimore native, and draws inspiration from the many students she has taught over her 35-year career.
UMBC's Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) presents Spectrum: 2019 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, featuring artworks by Dan Bailey, Steve Bradley, Cathy Cook, Jules Rosskam,Evan Tedlock, and Vin Grabill. Spectrumprovides an in-depth exploration of recent research projects in film, video, photography, sound, installation, and sculpture by selected members of UMBC’s Department of Visual Arts.
UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. Drawn from his archive at UMBC, the 55 works in this exhibition created between 1962 and 2006 highlight Fichter’s exploration of the human condition across photography, printmaking, and painting. Fichter employs shifting moods and mediums as well as wit, humor, and satire to deliver trenchant critiques of war, nuclear proliferation, and environmental disaster.
Interview show BIG Time invites the influential people behind the businesses, charities, and city you love. Their stories inspire comedy!
How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.
Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) offers FREE COMEDY SHOWS every night of the week!
Casually Dope invites you to start your Saturday night with us. Turning the stories of our community into comedy, each show we'll invite a guest or just chop it up with audience and use those discussions to create a show like none other. You might learn something, you might not, but you'll definitely leave full of laughter.
Never taken an improv class before? Well now is your chance to try it out with experienced BIG instructors!
This introductory workshop is designed to give potential students an opportunity to experience what a class is like before committing to a full course.
Through simple, fun and supportive games, participants will explore basic concepts like playfulness, listening and agreement – all in a safe and comfortable group setting geared specifically toward those who are new to improv.
Jona Colson’s first poetry collection, Said Through Glass, won the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize from the Washington Writers’ Publishing House. He received his BA in English and Spanish from Goucher College, a Master of Arts in Linguistics from George Mason University, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Southern Review, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. His translations and interviews can be found in Prairie Schooner, Tupelo Quarterly, and The Writer’s Chronicle.
“…took me where I had not been in dance theater.”
— Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times
UMBC presents MADBOOTS DANCE. Led by Jonathan Campbell and Austin Diaz, the queer, all-male company is known for its fearless athleticism and unashamed intimacy. Tackling topics related to male identity, the company was named “25 to Watch” by Dance Magazine who noted that Diaz and Campbell, “are making a unique mark on concert dance with highly original movement that pushes skill and stamina to the limit.”
O.J. and Chanda Brigance, the Board of Directors and Host Committee invite you to join us as we celebrate life at the 5th annual Soiree with O.J.!
The Soiree with O.J. will support the organization’s impactful mission to equip, encourage and empower families living with ALS. Join us as we celebrate our Founder’s birthday and support the Brigance family’s vision for their legacy: to provide direct resources and financial assistance to families battling ALS.
This can't-miss event will feature:
Fix It Fair is a free event in partnership with Station North Tool Library. At Fix It Fair, you’ll find tools, advice and materials to help you make common repairs on clothes, furniture, electronics, bikes, and more. Experienced volunteers, with repair skills in all kinds of fields, will be on site to assist people with their repairs.
To RSVP and view a full list of available repairs, please visit toollibrary.org/fixitfair
12 PM - 4 PM* (Repair Line Closes At 3:30 PM)
Limited repairs offered: Sewing, Jewelry, Small Appliances, Electronics, Simple Woodworking.
“One of the most gorgeous voices in the world.”
—The Boston Globe
Grammy Award winning soprano Leona Mitchell is one of America’s most beloved and celebrated sopranos, having spent 18 seasons as a leading spinto soprano at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Her program will feature works by Handel, Rodrigo, Duparc, Dvorak, Satie, Bizet and more, and will be followed by a reception. She will be joined by pianist Nancy Beith.
A reception will follow the performance.
View and purchase paintings of Mount Vernon Place by members of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association (MAPAPA). During the summer months, artists from the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association bring their easels to Mount Vernon Place to capture its magnificent history, landscape, and architecture. For the September show, the en plein air artists ("en plein air" refers to painting outdoors) will display their work for view and purchase in the enclosed courtyard of the Garrett Jacobs Mansion. Tickets include a wine and cheese reception that will accompany the exhibition.
Jackson Katz, founder and director of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Strategies, speaks on “Men’s Leadership in Gender-Based Violence Prevention Is a Social Justice Imperative.”
Focusing on a variety of sectors and settings, such as education, sports, media, politics, clergy, and human services, Katz explores ways in which male leaders can address issues of sexual assault and domestic violence by examining and challenging the belief systems that sustain them, including the role of sports culture, porn culture, and other forms of popular media.
With more than 60 years spent chronicling our world and nation, few can match the authority, experience, and perspective that Dan Rather brings to almost any subject. From politics, the media, current events, and our country’s most pressing issues— to inspiring words of wisdom on leadership, education, social justice, civic involvement and the importance of philanthropy, Dan Rather speaks from the heart.
Adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker
October 4 – November 2, 2019
“There are darknesses in life and there are lights,
and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
The mesmerizing and classic tale of horror and romance: Sinister events in a sanatorium reveal the lurking presence of the greatest vampire of all time.
A full weekend of architectural adventure in Baltimore!
2019 marks the sixth annual Doors Open Baltimore, the city’s largest festival of architecture and neighborhoods. Doors Open Baltimore invites thousands of visitors to explore Baltimore’s neighborhoods, peek inside some of the city’s most stunning spaces, and make meaningful connections to the built environment and the people who design, build preserve and carry out amazing work in our city.
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10am–4pm
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
Sunday, October 6 at 4 p.m.
Christ Lutheran Church, Inner Harbor, Baltimore
Bach’s Cantata 20: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
Telemann’s Tafelmusik II: Ouverture Suite in D major
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Alto
Matthew Loyal Smith, Tenor
Phillip Collister, Bass
The Subscription Series opens with the esteemed pianist Richard Goode, whose performances “it is virtually impossible to walk away from…without the sense of having gained some new insight, subtle or otherwise, in the works he played or about pianism itself” (The New York Times). A magisterial presence at the keyboard, he is revered as “one of the finest pianists in the world” (The Washington Post). His elegantly crafted program includes Debussy’s Images, Book II, and Bach’s Partita No. 5, a buoyant work of joyous virtuosity.