Explore “hallyu,” the “Korean Wave”--the explosion in global popularity of Korean dramas, films, popular music, fashion and food erupted in East Asia in the late 1990s and spread across the world in the late 2000s. Learn about the history of this phenomenon and the trend-setting artists who continue to transform the face of popular culture across the world. Discover how technological innovations contributed to Korea’s emergence as a global hub for the production of pop culture.
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Join us at Phillips Seafood Restaurant in Baltimore for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass, and select spirits with your favorite mixer for only $4 each. Make sure to order some of Phillips’ classic appetizers such as our buffalo shrimp and crab rangoons for only $5 each, or our calamari for only $7. We hope to see you there.
On Thursday, Nov. 9, WTMD hosts the opening reception of "Rhythm & Muse," a new exhibit of musically inspired works by Maryland artists Trudy Babchak, Minas Konsolas, Arin Mitchell, Mattye Hamilton and Landis Expandis.
Curated by Peggy Hoffman, the exhibit opens Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 30 in the WTMD Studios at 1 Olympic Place in Towson.
Join us every third Wednesday at the Cabaret at Germano's for Baltimore's Best Open Mic Night. Dinner is served beginning at 6:00. Sign-up is at 7:00 and the music begins at 7:30. Please purchase tickets in advance online or by phone to allow us to serve you comfortably. $10 cover for all in attendance.
Master cabaret artist, Mary Reilly, hosts. Michael Sheppard will accompany on the baby grand.
This collaborative recital will explore the connection between music and literature in the stunning George Peabody Library! Come hear music inspired by Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Ovid, and many more! Featuring Caleb Bradley on oboe and Sam Bessen on horn. $10 suggested donation. Doors will open at 5:30pm, with the first 180 guests admitted. www.sambessen.com
Peabody Opera Theatre
Samuel Mungo, stage director
Peabody Opera Theatre Orchestra
Leonardo Vordoni, music director
Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
One of Donizetti’s most beloved scores, this charming comedy of a young man’s pursuit of love will be re-imagined on a college campus in the early 1960s.
Together, John and Kristy Cocuzzi bring decades of youthful enthusiasm and experience to any performance. Both are known for successful workshops with students, building knowledge of the jazz idiom and inspiration to the next generation. Since they joined forces in 2013, they have been all over the United States and beyond, appearing at festivals, house parties, concerts, and cruises together. They are entertaining to watch, a pleasure to hear, and they put a new spin on many of the old familiar melodies we all love.
Informal classical performances for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.
Wednesday, October 25, 6 p.m., Reisterstown Road Branch, 6310 Reisterstown Road.
Saturday, November 6, 6:30 p.m., Herring Run Branch, 3801 Erdman Avenue.
Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m., Hampden Branch, 3641 Falls Road.
Saturday, December 9, 3 p.m., Light Street Branch, 1251 Light Street.
Saturday, February 17, 2 p.m., Govans Branch, 5714 Bellona Avenue.
Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 p.m., Edmondson Avenue Branch, 4330 Edmondson Avenue.
Celebrating the Jazz Masters: Tribute to John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald
Featuring The Craig Alston Ensemble
Nov. 17th, 12:00-1PM
Woodlawn Senior Center, 2120 Gwynn Oak Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21207
The event is funded in part by the Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore County Public Library,
The Citizens of Baltimore County, the Baltimore County Dept. of Aging and Senior Centers,
Giving Thanks: Amy Beach at 150
Friday, November 17, 4 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
Spanning two centuries of piano trios by women composers, this concert, performed by pianist Sookkyung Cho, cellist Si-Yan Darren Li, and UMBC Professor of Violin Airi Yoshioka, recognizes the 150th birthday of the first prominent American female composer Amy Beach (b. 1867, New Hampshire).
The Not Here Cabaret is about Christine’s and Michael’s journeys from their shared roots in the Midwest to their making their homes in Baltimore, with a few stops along the way at places they’ve been, places they’d like to go, and places they have absolutely no intention of visiting (putting the NOT in Not Here), told through songs by The Dixie Chicks, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Willie Nelson, Bono, Jason Robert Brown, Cy Coleman, Amanda McBroom, Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser, Goldrich & Heisler, and Milwaukee’s own Sigmund Snopek III.
With polished ferocity, accomplished dancer and choreographer Edwin Aparicio showcases the intensity of flamenco in our intimate theater. Trained in Spain, Aparicio is Maryland's premier flamenco company leader where he dances and choreographs original work. Tonight he brings his stunning musicians and dancers to our theater for dramatic, high-energy percussive dance with staccato hand claps, passionate vocals, and lightning quick guitar, all in our cozy theater.
WTMD is excited to announce the fall season of Saturday Morning Tunes, an award-winning, family-friendly concert series featuring rising stars of the children’s music scene, hosted at the WTMD performance studio in Towson.
The shows are once a month on Saturday mornings through June, broadcast live on the radio with a live studio audience of little ones! (That’s where you come in.)
Enjoy the sweet sounds of the Jazz Whisperers who will also be taking requests. Saturday, November 18, Light Street Branch, 1251 Light Street, 3 p.m.
Annapolis-based act Kings of Crownsville are a roots Rock band with a New Orleans flavor. The brainchild of New Orleans-raised guitarist/singer/songwriterSteve Johnson, the Kings play a rollicking, entertaining set that stirs Americana, Blues, and Jazz into the mix.
Their signature horn section transports listeners to the streets of the Big Easy, while they also add precise three- and four-part harmonies to their musical gumbo. Think Louis Armstrong meets Steely Dan.
In the Studio with
Belinda Fraley Huesman
accompanied by Colin Rowe
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Reception 7:00pm | Show 8:00pm
Studio 194 Theatre
Tickets: $100 includes reception (The proceeds raised from the event will support the Chesapeake Arts Center.)