Starting with early portraiture, “Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves” is a new exhibition exploring themes of identity and place that are at the cornerstone of human experience and widely examined in contemporary photography. The year-long exhibition draws from the Maryland Historical Society’s photograph holdings, including daguerreotypes, salt prints, glass negatives, silver gelatin and digital prints.
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The 12-week Entrepreneurship Training Program is a practical curriculum designed to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and skills to successfully navigate the path to small business ownership—combining business training, personal development, access to professional services, and financial counseling through partnerships with a direct network.Participants must attend all workshops.
During the early 1770s, many politically active gentlemen from both sides of the divide—including colonial Governor Robert Eden, his predecessor Horatio Sharpe, and future state governors Thomas Johnson and William Paca—were full or honorary members of Annapolis’s Homony Club. Yet the group has often been described as a mere social club, unconcerned with the political disputes raging outside its walls. In this talk celebrating the opening of Homewood’s new exhibition, Subject V. Citizen: Maryland’s Loyalists, Glenn E.
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.
Mindful Art: An Introduction with Robin Williams
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6:30-8:30pm
$25, $5 materials fee
In this 2 hour class you will learn about and experiment with a variety of art tools and materials, work with the basic elements of art, and engage in simple mindfulness practices to encourage your creativity to emerge. This class is recommended but not required for the Mindful Art series in October.
Mariah Bonner is a Baltimore born actress, singer and producer. She was classically trained at The Guildhall School of Music& Drama in London, and has appeared in films, television and theater productions in Los Angeles, London, Paris and New York. She is best known for her leading roles in John Hyams’ UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING and STARVE, directed by Griff Furst.
Television credits include CSI, Rules of Engagement, Switched at Birth and Scorpion.
A trailblazer of the contemporary essay, Lia Purpura meditates on existential subjects as diverse as eagles, irony, shadows, racially-divided neighborhoods, and the idea of beauty in All the Fierce Tethers.
Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Series
Joseph Young, Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Artistic Director of Ensembles
Georges Bizet: Carmen, Suite No. 1
Manuel de Falla: El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat), Suite No. 1
Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, ÒRomanticÓ
Tickets Required. For tickets, call 667-208-6620 or order online at peabody.jhu.edu
“…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.”
The Jenny Wilson Trio will perform classic jazz with a modern twist at Germano's Piattini in Baltimore's historic Little Italy. The trio is a unique ensemble in that they are a family. Mother Jenny is the centerpiece of the group with her husband, bassist Nathan Wilson and her son, drummer Evan Lintz accompanying her jazz piano inventions and her warm and vocals. Her singing is often compared to that of Diana Krall who she counts as an important influence on her vocal style.
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:
Harlan D. Parker, director
Henry Dorn, assistant conductor
Paul Dooley: Point Blank
Eric Whitacre: October
Michael Daugherty: Lost Vegas
James Barnes: Symphonic Requiem, Op. 135
Tickets Required. For tickets, call 667-208-6620 or order online at peabody.jhu.edu
The Encounter, magicians Annie Montone and Brian Kehoe, are in residence at The Elephant!
Catch the show at 8:30 or 10:00 p.m. No tickets and no cover!
The Elephant is located in an iconic 1850’s midtown mansion in the city’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. Adorned with decorative arts by Tiffany, De Forrest, Waterford, and Rinehart, The Elephant serves globally inspired cuisine and handcrafted cocktails with a vibe that is chic and casually elegant.
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!
The power of fate and destiny loom over the season-opening concert, beginning dramatically with the overture to Verdi’s La forza del destino, an opera about ill-fated lovers who seek atonement in a monastery for their forbidden affair. At the centerpiece is the kinetic Voodoo Violin Concerto by cross-over violinist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, making his BSO debut with his unique blend of violin and urban sounds. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony ends the concert with an explosion of joyful abandon.
Marin Alsop, conductor
Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin
SWEAT by Lynn Nottage
Directed by Darlene Harris
Sept 13 - Oct 6, 2019 Fri, Sat at 8pm and Sun at 2pm
Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, Sweat tells the story of friends and coworkers who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working on the same factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.
Join us for the 19th annual Legacy Chase at Shawan Downs. Set in Maryland’s picturesque horse country, Legacy Chase is GBMC’s signature event benefiting its oncology services and patient support programs. Fill up your car with family and friends, pack a cooler and picnic and spend a day in the warm September sun for this homecoming of the GBMC community.
Legacy Chase offers something for everyone:
Steeplechase horse races
Catering and tent rentals available
The Maryland Microbrewery Festival is a fun-packed celebration that promotes the best of Maryland's handcrafted and distinctive microbrews. Numerous Maryland brewers will be attending, all true microbreweries or regional craft breweries, and each will have a number of different brews to sample. The event includes live music, crafts, and there will be a wide variety of food vendors. Also, a homebrew competition is conducted each year by the Midnight Homebrewers' League as part of the Festival.
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.