“Sergio and Odair Assad have been the preeminent classical guitar duo of the last 40 years, having set the standard for technical excellence, sensitive musicianship, and innovative repertoire choices. Their performances are all the more sought after in recent years as they have become more selective about their engagements and less-easily seen. Sergio has used the time to compose a series of brilliant scores and to become the guitar world’s most sought-after composer.
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It’s time to get political! President’s Day is upon us, and we’re cranking things up a notch. Why just have a cabaret when you can have a variety show spectacular? Join us for musical parodies, a politically fueled strip tease, and a cappella renditions of former president’s erotic poetry at UnPresidented! A Political Variety Show & Spectacular for Haters & Losers on February 16th @ 8 P.M! Presented as always by your lovely hostess, Miss Sadie, this evening of legislative laughs is not to be missed!
Admission is free for members and children under two. Visitors enter for $5 per person. Located in the Atrium at Port Discovery (directly next door to the Museum’s main entrance). Hours announced on a monthly basis.
Design and make a mini-robot, build with giant life-sized building blocks, launch rockets towards the moon, create your own theatrical play and more in The Construction Zone in the Atrium at Port Discovery sponsored by M&T Bank!
Join Dr. Kathryn Hellerstein as she explores the poems and travel writings of Melech Ravitch from his visit to China in 1935. Ravitch was one of Warsaw’s most influential literary figures in the interwar period. His vivid, sometimes disturbing writings helps readers experience his own wonder at the novelty of traveling to these fabled places while drawing connections and a sense of familiarity between his Yiddish readers and der vayter mizrakh (the Far East).
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra Season Opening Concert
Youth Orchestra: 2:30pm at the Carver Center
Cello Choir, String and Concert Orchestras: 5:30pm
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert
Sunday, Feb 17 at the Carver Center
Cello Choir, String and Concert Orchestras: 2:30pm
Youth Orchestra: 5:30pm
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra Season Finale Concert
Sunday, May 12, 2019 at The Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
String, Concert, and Youth Orchestras: 3:00pm
Conductor Mario Venzago leads the Orchestra in Ravel's hypnotic Bolero, a kaleidoscope of different orchestral colors that build to a thrilling conclusion, and the Rapsodie espagnole, which ranges from sultry evocations of Spanish nights to vivid daylight fiestas. Pianist Conrad Tao returns to the BSO to perform Liszt's breathtaking First Piano Concerto. The program also includes Berlioz's dazzling overtures, Le corsaire and Roman Carnival Overture, capturing the colors and excitement of the Carnival season in Rome.
Hopkins Concert Orchestra season finale, led by Jordan Randall Smith. Free performance features music by Bologne, CPE Bach, and Haydn, including concerto competition runner-up Isabel Won.
Concert is free, no tickets or reservations required, and begins with small chamber ensemble performances.
Sunday, February 17, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
The Anansi Trio, featuring Mark Merella, Matt Belzer (director of jazz studies at UMBC), and Larry Melton, celebrate the launch of their debut album, On the Path, with an afternoon of jazz.
Celebrate African American History Month with God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse by Harlem Renaissance poet James Weldon Johnson. Directed by Kwame Kenyatta Bey, this lyrical revision of Biblical tales stars local pastors and is a revelation for the whole family about the foundations behind the African American church. Tickets are $25 and available by phone at 410-728-6500 or online at www.arenaplayersinc.com. Playing weekends 2/8/19-2/24/19, showtimes are 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Sunday performances begin at 4pm.
A fund raiser cabaret featuring Lisa Dickinson, Soprano; Christine Thomas, Mezzo-soprano, Lance Bankerd, Baritone; Stephanie Godoy, piano joined by House of Bankerd Board and friends performing some stage and screen favorites. All proceeds benefit House of Bankerd, a Baltimore Arts Collective.
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.
Listen to the stories of Lindy and Jane, two 18th century women of Annapolis. Learn about their favorite folktales and how they got their names. Living history interpreter Scotti Preston will present the program and immerse participants in the traditions of storytelling. This program results in fufilling the "Scribe" badge for Girl Scouts. Museum admission and drop-in storytelling activity FREE. Program is for ages 5-14. Registration required.
The Department of English presents a reading by novelist Michael Downs. A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Downs is the author of The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, Surgeon Dentist, his debut novel from Acre Books. Earlier works include The Greatest Show: Stories, inspired by the true story of the historic Hartford Circus Fire of 1944, which killed 168 people; and House of Good Hope: A Promise for a Broken City, named a finalist in memoir for the Connecticut Book Award. He lives in Baltimore and is a professor of English at Towson University.
Need to sweat off all the holiday cookies! Join us for an all-levels barre class taught by a local Pure Barre instructor. Enjoy a short tour of the distillery and then roll out your mat and activate your entire body during this hour-long class outside! After the Barre class, enjoy one of Sagamore’s signature batched cocktails along with some healthy snacks. Get a great start to your week with a Workout and Whiskey! Please bring your own mat and towel.
The community information session offers details on the application process for arts programs produced by BOPA for winter 2019. Interested artists and arts and cultural organizations can ask questions about available teaching artist, grant and public art opportunities, eligibility and application requirements.
Maryland Art Place (MAP) is excited to present its first exhibition of the year at Hotel Indigo, featuring the works of recently deceased, Baltimore based artist, Ina Claire Helrich. Join us, in partnership with Alex Cooper Auctioneers, in celebrating Ina Helrich's life.
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.