Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library, the Walters Art Museum, and Artesanas Mexicanas from the Creative Alliance for a special edition of Storytime. We’ll read a book exploring the cultural traditions and celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Day), create artwork inspired by an object in the Walters ancient Americas collection, and learn about creating an ofrenda (altar) at home.
Off-the-Grid: Inspiration in Adversity
Baltimore Choral Arts presents Off-the-Grid: Inspiration in Adversity, premiering on WMAR-2 Television.
In this two-part series focused on timely repertoire, Inspiration in Adversity will share the stories of those who created art through adversity in the face of disease and discrimination. From Palestrina’s accounts of the Black Plague to music birthed from the South African HIV epidemic, we will musically explore pandemics throughout history, ending with the uplifting and inspirational music of Dolly Parton.
One of the most intriguing stories in Spectrum of Fashion is the discovery of livery worn by Tilghman Davis and Tom Brown, two men formerly enslaved at Hampton—the Ridgely family estate that is now a National Historic Site in Towson. The livery will be a point of departure for exploring companies such as Brooks Brothers. In the 19th century, Brooks Brothers provided garments for coachmen, footmen, and chauffeurs in wealthy households, many in the antebellum South. Like many northern commercial institutions, the celebrated clothier benefited from the institution of slavery.
At the turn of the 20th century, couturières—female designers and sellers of high fashion—pushed fashion in bold new directions. Explore the work of Jeanne Paquin, Jeanne Lanvin, and Madeleine Vionnet, the Parisian couturiers who ushered in a new era of fashion, creating comfortably chic clothing that appealed to the active, modern woman.
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale October 6 at 9am. Registration required. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown-lecture-series-harriet-washington-tic...
The Julio Fine Arts Gallery at Loyola University Maryland invites you to join us on Thursday, October 22 at 10:30AM for a very special virtual artist talk by Mina Cheon, a global Korean new media artist, scholar, and educator who lives and works between Baltimore, New York, and Seoul. The talk, MINA CHEON ONE KOREA will explore Cheon’s new body of work Dreaming Unification: Protest for Peace along with an introduction to Cheon’s artistic progression and personal history.
Creative Alliance presents Drag Story: Reading is FUNdamental!
Every THU | 1PM | Facebook Event Page Live Feed
Hey parents! Join us on Thursdays after lunch with your kids for a family-friendly Facebook Live Feed drag storytime event featuring some of Baltimore's favorite drag personas.
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale October 13 at 9am. Registration required. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown-lecture-series-anna-deavere-smith-tic...
Before language existed to identify persons whose gender expression and/or sexuality were non-conforming, 19th and early 20th century local newspapers offered tantalizing clues that all was not straight and narrow. A few decades later, the 1930s previewed the openness of recent times before giving way to a darker, more perilous era for LGBTQ+ people in the 1950s. After reviewing these twilight years, this program will look at the beginnings of the current movement toward LGBTQ+ visibility and rights.
Evergreen Museum & Library hosts storyteller and magician David London for an interactive exploration of 19th-century magic and technology.
About this Event
Evergreen Museum & Library hosts storyteller and magician David London for an interactive exploration of some of the many mysteries, personalities, and technologies that captured the imagination of the world at the end of the 19th century.
Streaming on-line October 30 – November 1st
Called “One of the most unique theater troupes in the country.” by Good Day Atlanta, The brand-new PHANTASMAGORIA XI PLAGUE TALES thunders onto the virtual stage with 5 newly told Tales of Terror! Haunted Storytelling, “Phantastical” dance, explosive stage combat, puppetry, projections, Fire Dancing, Aerial arts and much, MUCH more combine to create a tapestry of elegant and whimsically macabre horror!
Join us this Halloween season as we explore the spooky stories of Maryland's witchy past. Hear true tales and folklore from across the state and find out what Colonial Maryland was really like for those accused of witchcraft. Can you tell fact from legend?
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Saturday October 31st | 11AM | Facebook Live!
Día De Los Muertos: Day of the Dead Virtual Celebration!
Join the Artesanas of Creative Alliance to learn about the history and traditions of Día de Los Muertos. Watch beautiful performances, see glowing altars, explore the differences between Halloween and the Day of the Dead, and much more!
Celebración Virtual de Día de los Muertos | SAB 31 de OCT | 11am | Facebook Live!
Now on ZOOM! Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers! Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Aaron Barlow ([email protected]) to be added to the lineup.
THANK YOU to our generous sponsors Baltimore Filmmakers Collective and CHARM City Filmmakers for helping to make these sessions possible!
Zoom is FREE to download.
"We are launching a new series called Five Minute Histories. Each day, we’ll record a short video about a different historic place in Baltimore. My on-site production crew consists of my 14 year old daughter and 15 year old son, and we are honoring Governor Hogan’s request and are doing this from home.
We’re back with our third ”Five Minute Histories" feature: Art and Innovation in Station North! With this video, we are continuing our a new series called "Five Minute Histories." Each day, we’ll record a short video about a different historic place in Baltimore and post it on our Facebook page and website.
We are honoring Governor Hogan’s request and are doing this from home.
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