Anchored by the Phoenix Shot Tower, Historic Jonestown is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city and includes often overlooked landmarks. In addition to going inside the Shot Tower, on this tour you’ll learn about the city’s oldest religious building (Friends Meeting House) and the third oldest synagogue in the country (Lloyd Street Synagogue), and the longest-lived signer of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Carroll.
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In their debut performance, Matthew Gray and Hailey Bricker will explore the premise of young love and it’s many misadventures through works that span countless centuries - from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro to Justin Paul and Benj Pasek’s Dear Evan Hansen. The duo invites you to partake in this experience at Germano’s, and they look forward to performing for you!
arving Live With Lorraine Imwold
Learn the basics of designing, carving, and printing your own fine art print from still life or imagination.
All supplies are provided, just bring your creativity.
Learn how to prepare a quick sketch to be transferred to your print block, the proper knife skills and how to prioritize your carving strokes to get the most of your design. Each artist will go home with at least one hand pulled fine art print of their work and their print block (you can print from them again!)
Discover the joy of paining on silk with artist Diane Tuckman in this introductory workshop. We will learn the basic techniques involved and enjoy creating our own pieces. This class is open to all ages, no previous experience nor artistic ability is needed, if you have never picked up a brush this workshop is for you!
Spaces are limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.
Talk with Mary Blair and Burt Kummerow
Presented by Maryland’s Four Centuries Project
The star of the award-winning play was a real man! Join us for an engaging discussion about Hamilton’s amazing and unusual life story. Several historians pose some key issues of the time that the hit play also features. How strongly was Hamilton linked to Washington? Was Hamilton an abolitionist? Why were so many rebels desperate to get active military experience?
As America’s roller rinks are threatened with closure, United SKATES spotlights communities who fight to save the underground African-American subculture of roller skating. Following the showing, participate in a conversation with the film’s cinematographer and see a roller skate performance from Baltimore Rec & Park’s Shake and Bake Family Fun Center.
Perhaps William Shakespeare’s best-known play, Romeo and Juliet is THE classic of youth on the cusp of adulthood, and star-crossed love torn apart by passion and vengeance. Like life, it’s a play that’s half comedy and half tragedy; Romeo and Juliet will make you laugh out loud before it breaks your heart.
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.
You can keep company with Mixolo solos and theater enthusiasts for an evening under the stars for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s outdoor performance of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. Join us at our reserved picnic tables while we enjoy this open-air production in the stunning Patapsco Female Institute, the stabilized ruins of a girls’ finishing school, now the summer home of the theater company.
“How does one achieve eternal bliss? By saying dada. How does one become famous? By saying dada.” -Hugo Ball, Dada Manifesto, 1914
Artist Hugo Ball first read his Dada Manifesto on July 14, 1914 at the first Dada Soiree in Zurich.
Join us on the 105th anniversary of the birth of Dada to celebrate this anti-art movement, which gave rise to the avant-garde.
The Hugo Ball will be held in the historic garden at the Peale, and will feature amusements, delights, and surprises.
Dada or Surrealist attire is strongly encouraged.
6:17pm – 9:04pm
Maryland Humanities brings "Pirate Queen" Grace O'Malley back to life through its program, Chautauqua: Making Waves Chautauqua celebrates its 25th season this summer. A living history performance by actor-scholar Mary Ann Jung will be followed by a question and answer session, which will spark spirited conversation and provide educational family fun.
Come join our new weekly jam session, every Sunday at 7pm, in the downstairs bar at Germano's! Mike 'n' Ike will provide the house rhythm section, while Germano's provides a fabulous bar featuring everything from fresh carrot juice to old whiskey, plus fantastic food, all in a comfortable bar in the heart of Little Italy. Come join host Ian Rashkin (bass) and the rest of the rhythm section to play your favorite jazz standards, and not-so-standards; all instruments and vocalists welcome.
A one of a kind music camp for children who love to sing! Music & Imagination Summer Day Camp (July 15-19th, 2019 from 8AM to 2:15PM) features singing, dancing & crafts on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore. Children learn and use the solfa method of reading music and sing choral repertoire. Taught by Kodály trained counselors, this fun-filled week includes puppet musicals, folk dancing, singing games, and outdoor activities. All children participate in a performance the last day of camp. Snacks and materials provided. Camp tuition is $175 for the week.
Imagine a child of the 80s/90s underground scene falling in with a 70s prog, classically-trained cellist. What do ya get? An unexpected, genre-bending sound. The New Orleans-based acoustic duo, The Two’s, are hitting the road this summer with their new release, Push On.
Albania, a small Muslim-majority country, proved a surprising refuge for the Jewish community of central Europe during the Holocaust. Thanks to Besa, an Albanian concept sometimes translated as “pledge of honor,” and an oath sworn by much of the population requiring individuals to come to the aid of those in need, this country became a safe haven for Jews escaping Nazi persecution. Join us as we hear the story of one family’s experience from second generation survivors Eli and Benjy Neumann.
Do you know a child who loves to sing? Children’s Chorus of Maryland (CCM) will hold auditions on August 27th, 28th, & 29th and September 5th in Towson for children as young as 5 ½ who are interested in participating in an exciting choral performance program. CCM features highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children with a complete musical education and choral experience. Previous singing experience is not necessary! Register online at www.ccmsings.org.
No need to cook on Wednesdays this summer! Food Trucks are coming to Ascension Lutheran Church's parking lot every Wednesdays from 5-8 pm. Each month we'll be donating profits to a different organization supporting those in need in our community. See you on the lot!
Open Mic Night with Mary Reilly
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 performance 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. Each month a different featured artist and theme. Michael Sheppard works his magic on the baby grand.